Why I quit my job to be a freelance writer (and how I did it)
Resigning from the security of a job to go freelance is a big decision. Find out why one mum decided to turn her back on her 15-year career, and how she finally found her perfect freelance career.
Five sanity-saving things to do when your kids won’t sleep
Does this sound familiar? Just when you think you’ve finally cracked the night-time routine, your child decides they can’t go to sleep on their own – and demand you sit with them in semi-darkness until they nod off.
A grumpy mum’s guide to office email etiquette
It’s hard – if not impossible – to imagine modern working life without emails. But online communication is often as abused and mistreated as it is common.
Three reasons why every workplace needs a mum
From telling weeping interns to pull themselves together, to issuing plasters and medical knowledge on demand, Senior Product Manager Laura Sands explains why she believes every workplace needs a mum.
A job description for parents – how qualified are you?
Becoming a parent is arguably the most important job we’ll ever have. And yet, as any new mum or dad well knows, there’s no training or manual to help you navigate the ups and downs of raising children.
Back to work with a bang after maternity leave
So what is it really like returning to work after maternity leave? It’s easy to dread getting back into the routine, and leaving your child after such a long time off. But surely there are good points too?
How does it feel to have baby brain?
We’ve all heard the term ‘baby brain’ and, if you’re on this site, the chances are you’ve probably experienced it for yourself! But just what does it feel like? And how does it affect your life?
How does it feel when maternity leave ends?
It’s something every working mum faces at some point – the prospect of going back to work after having a baby. For some it’s a welcome return to a structured day and adult conversation, for others it can trigger a range of unexpected feelings. Senior Product Manager Laura Sands shares her feelings as she prepares to return to the office after a year of maternity leave.