A round of applause for Pregnant Then Screwed Live

“Flipping heck and wow, what an event…” Yesterday (19th Jan) I attended Pregnant Then Screwed Live. Pregnant Then Screwed Live is a festival for parents who have been pushed out and pushed to the edge by employers who are incapable of seeing their brilliance. With sessions on confidence, flexible working, starting your own business, going self…

Maternity leave anxiety… it’s a thing

It’s perfectly normal to be anxious about going off on maternity leave. Since I started writing and researching this blog, the below fears and worries are just some of the things I have heard in the struggle to let go for mothers to be. Do you resonate with any of these? “I am worried about…

Have I passed my probation yet?

Ok so today we reach a milestone, Amelia is five months old. I have managed to keep a tiny human alive for approximately 152 days (not to mention the time she was in my tummy). Wow haven’t we done well… So do I pass my probation? Perhaps even a promotion…? Before baby, my career trajectory…

All the single parents… now put your hands up

Massive shout out to all the single parents out there – I take my hat off to you! This past week I have been looking after Amelia by myself as James has been away with work with very little phone signal. Whilst I do the bulk of the childcare in the week anyway, I realised…

Does this make me a mummy?

Five new things I do now, which I never did before motherhood: Paying no attention to the TV, whatsoever – I have to admit I love a bit of TV in the evening to chill me out and rewind from the day. However since having Amelia I find that even though the TV might be on,…