Can’t get no sleep… and the neverending to damn do list…

So I’m sat here at 5.20am following another 4am night feed (?) and just can’t get back off to sleep – why are you blogging then you silly woman I hear you ask… ? Well because I need to put pen to paper about everything that is going through my mind – and hopefully then […]

New Year, New Start…?

So, that’s it Christmas is over. And, it feels a bit like a shorter more active version of maternity leave – like you have a hangover without consuming the alcohol – i.e. knackered, seeing the same 4 walls for days on end and craving some time alone so you can pee / poo / get […]

Is it a Mid-Life Crisis?

So apparently I am going through a ‘mid-life’ crisis. I am turning 40 next year and have suddenly started to do ‘crazy’ things… like get my nose re-pierced, get my first tattoo, dye my hair silver, take up yoga and start to share my rants with the world on social media… so is this a […]

Do NOT work from home, when you can work anywhere…

Being a professional working mother who is reporting to a direct-line manager situated in the US, means I have many demands on me to be flexible. From dealing with nursery drop-offs to dialing into important meetings at 8pm – which, I am glad I can do, from home in the comfort of my own surroundings and not at my desk in Slough (45 mins away).

There is a mention of career progression being stunted due to not being ‘physically present’. Surely most people these days want to work for an organisation that trusts its employees to get the job done, as opposed to working within set hours at a set location?