Three years ago I became a working mum. I returned to work after being a stay at home mum with my first born for 8 months. I often reflect on the reasons WHY I returned to work. Sometimes to justify
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!
Before I had children I was an ambitious career focused university graduate. I was focused on the next promotion and the next career opportunity and did everything in my power to position myself for success. One of my uni friends
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
I can’t help but notice the rise of mums pursuing entrepreneurial careers in recent years. I know there are a lot of mums drawn to starting their own business to create true flexibility as a working mum. I get it,
Experiencing conflicting feelings and emotions about career and family is an unavoidable part of being an undercover mum. For the foreseeable future I won’t be an undercover mum at work; I will temporarily be a full time stay at home mum.
2015 has been an interesting and challenging year for me. I started the year wanting to expand our family, progress my career, write a book about my return to work and start a business to help others on their working