Returning to work after having a baby can be very difficult and involve a whole host of mixed emotions for mums, as they learn to juggle and accept that their priorities may have shifted.
Perceptions I find, can be strange things.
We are all guilty no doubt of having a perception of someone that turned out to be so inaccurate you feel embarrassed and a little stupid for missing the reality.
Once children are born, it’s common for parents to alter the way in which they work. The specific way in which those patterns of work change differ hugely between families and also change and develop as children grow and also as more children are born into a family, and parents try to work out how […]
As a busy work from home mum, I’m always looking for time saving hacks and ways to be more productive, constantly thinking outside the box and finding more ways to fit more into my day. I really like reading about how other people juggle work and family life and picking up tips along the way, […]
Many of us have days when we don’t want to go to work. It’s normal to dread the alarm going off and to wish you could stay in bed all day from time to time. What’s not normal is to have a job that damages your mental or physical health. You’re probably never going to […]
If you work from home either part-time or full-time, you will probably want to ensure your work environment is as productive and inspiring as possible. So how should you go about setting up your home office to make sure this is the case? Here are a few ideas that you can use to turn your […]
Motherhood can be a full-time job without a doubt, for many it doesn’t leave much room for a career. Even when children are at school, many women can’t rush back to work full time because they need to be available for school runs, lifts to clubs and activities and emergencies. Many women want to and […]
I’m a big supporter of the work Barnardo’s do and I’ve worked with them with my other ‘hat’ on for a number of years writing bids and supporting local level strategic developments. Each year Barnardo’s work on a number of campaigns to boost fundraising and The Big Toddle is one that has been taking place […]