maternity leave

How I survived my first month as a school mum

How I survived my first month as a school mum

This year my eldest child started school and I became a school mum. I wasn’t prepared for the intense emotional states that would occur in my household. Suddenly the kids (Miss 2 & Mr 5) weren’t going to sleep as

My Biggest Return to Work Mistakes

My Biggest Return to Work Mistakes

I thought preparing for my return to work after maternity leave included organising a start date with my employer, negotiating work days and hours, start and finish times, finding suitable daycare and work clothes that actually fit.   Wrong!  

How I Found a Meaningful Part Time Role

How I Found a Meaningful Part Time Role

This guest blog post was written for and featured on Employee Champion. Working part time since becoming a mum has enabled me to enjoy motherhood and a corporate career at the same time. I know from reading media articles that there