Posts Tagged ‘work’

What you need to know about returning to work after maternity leave

There is loads of commentary about what you need to think about should you decide to return to work after maternity leave.  Between LinkedIn and Facebook, everyone has an opinion on the whole return to work discussion, the logistics, employee rights, employer rights, childcare, what to wear.  All of these things are important and require […] Read more…

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Mean girls or just bad days

Lately I have had this messy imbalance going on that has had some implications on my life.  I have had to remind myself that I don’t really subscribe to that whole balanced life concept – my time is spent at any given time – where it is needed most at that point.  When it starts to […] Read more…

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I’m that mother

I’m that mother that you see at the park. The one who has one eye on their child and another on their phone. Funnily enough, I don’t feel that I’m being watched by other mothers and I don’t feel like I’m being judged. I’ve never had anyone give me a look that says “you’re a […] Read more…

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Just a spoonful of sugar

When I was returning to work after Charlie was born I was lucky.  MM and I run our own business in recruitment so returning to work though had its challenges, what I didn’t have to worry about was negotiating the terms with my employer.  I am my own employer.  Though these days I feel a […] Read more…

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How real is your highlight reel?

Every now and then there is a meme that pops up on Facebook that goes along the lines of not comparing yourself to someone else’s Facebook activity because it’s really just our highlight reel.  It rings true to me, being the queen of comparisons and all.  I know if everything for me is going to custard it seems […] Read more…

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