Caution: Self depreciation post… Ever had this? When you are so anxious you can’t move. All you can do is sit and stare and feel the tears roll down your face. When you panic to the point you can’t breathe and you freeze in one position for what feels like an age. This is me […]
Those are the two words that have got me through so much these past 8 years, and the person who first uttered them will still to this day throw them back at me if I falter regarding anything I am stuttering, stumbling or procrastinating over (normally my drinks order but still). She is and was […]
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 […]
It’s times like this I want to say thank you to my long suffering husband (AKA Barry Poppins). He never asked for any of this… the sleepless nights, the hormones, the tears and tantrums… but he has and is amazing through it all. Currently we are averaging around 5 hours solid sleep a night with […]
My girls are master detectives… No idea how they do it – but the little darlings have a habit of knowing when you really need a good night’s sleep and completely ruining our every chance of that. I can sense quite a few mums and dads shaking heads at that… but seriously HOW do they […]
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?