• Childminder and Nursery: The Differences We’ve Found So Far

    14th June 2018

    It’s been two weeks since Dexter left his childminder and moved to a nursery. I was recently asked to move in my job which meant reducing my commute by thirty minutes and working in a bigger branch, so naturally I jumped at the chance. It was difficult leaving a childminder that Dexter was settled with…

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  • How We Organise Ourselves | Full Time Working Mama

    11th June 2018

    It’s been a year since I returned to work after maternity leave. I spent so much time worrying about how I was going to be able to cope needlessly as finding a work-life balance has come pretty easy for me. Don’t get me wrong, it’s hard to find your feet at first and trying to…

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  • Careers for Carers

    9th May 2018

    Are you a real people person? The kind of empathetic soul who can’t help but identify with those in need? Or perhaps you simply want to make a difference in the everyday lives of individuals. Some of us are more or less caring than others, and there is a career for all of us. Here,…

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  • One Year On From Maternity Leave

    4th May 2018

    Today I have been back in work full time for one whole year after taking twelve months maternity leave, seven weeks holiday and three months sick leave prior to giving birth. It was a long time to away from the workplace and rightly so, this time last year I was petrified about coming back.

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  • I’ve Been Too Busy To Miss You

    22nd February 2018

    I’ve got used to always being on the go, to always being busy. My day starts at 6am when you wake up and shout ‘Ra-ra!‘ from your cot. I drag myself up from bed to put on the kettle, really needing that sweet hit of caffeine, put in my contact lenses and have a wee.

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  • Turning Your Mum Skills Into A Business

    12th February 2018

    If you’re a busy mum, running around every day trying to keep your household under control 9not to mention everyone that lives there); it can be a challenge to find any spare time or energy for much else. Many mums find that it can be a struggle to go back to work after maternity leave,…

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  • How We Chose The Right Childcare Provider For Us

    17th January 2018

    When it comes to returning to work after maternity leave, you are awash with so many emotions: guilt that you have to leave your little one; anxiety that you are doing the right thing returning to work and apprehension that you may have completely forgotten how to even do your job. The last thing you need…

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