The Challenge Of Working From Home With Kids In School Holidays

We’re in the midst of another school holiday and, as usual, it’s shaping up to be a bit of a moveable feast.  We’ve not booked…

How To Spend One Hour Of Quality Time With Your Kids

How would you spend one hour of quality time with your kids? I ask this question because a recent poll of 1500 parents with children…

Does Having a Baby Set A Woman’s Career Back Six …

One of the many important questions we women ask ourselves if we have invested heavily in our work is “will having a baby ruin my…

Working From Home? Are You A Mother Distracted Too?

Ah, working from home.  When I still worked in an office, those words always sounded so appealing.  Your day would consist of hot mugs of…

Step Back On To The Career Ladder By Becoming A Legal …

As readers of this blog know, I spent over 13 years working as in marketing and PR for various law firms, rising to Marketing Director…

Review: Childcare.co.uk – A Safer Way To Find Your Babysitter

The thing about being an older stay at home mum is that it’s pretty difficult, ironically, to find childcare.  No, it’s not just a problem…

Hate Your Job? Do These NOW.

There is nothing more miserable than working in a job you hate.  You can’t deal with it, though, by ignoring how unhappy you are.  We…

For Mums Returning To Work – Could This Be The Answer?

When I left Swansea University in 1985, I had a shiny new English Literature degree and very little practical experience of the working world. At…

20 Tips To Help You Keep Your Cool With Your Boss

There comes a time in our working lives when we feel as if we have been pushed too far.   Whether it’s just one badly…

Working Mum Debate: Work From Home Vs. Back To The Office

After pregnancy, many mothers have the choice between going back to work and staying at home with their child. Nowadays, mostly thanks to the technological…

Small Business Owner? Will Your Kids See You This Christmas Day?

472,000 small business owners will be working every day over the Christmas holidays without a single day off, according to a survey commissioned by business…