travel with me from SAHM to working mum….

First Thoughts about Mumsnet WorkFest

I attended the first Mumsnet WorkFest on 15th June for personal and journalistic reasons. On the train home I put down my initial thoughts about the event. A show of … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

To the mumsnet Work Festival

As a SAHM for 14 years, I know how daunting it is to consider a return to work. The mumsnet Work Festival had been organised to address these fears. The … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Does this mean I’m out of the domestic bubble?

This blog was started with a specific aim: to chart my journey out of the domestic bubble. Today I examine whether my lack of posting is a symptom that I’ve … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

This week’s mumback adventures…

What a difference a week makes. Or even half a week, as it’s only Wednesday. Last week I moped about, barely engaging with the vague writing assignments my ‘editor’ had … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Why 43% of Women With Children Leave Their Jobs, and How to Get Them Back

See on – ‘Mumback’: advice for SAHMs returning to workGood suggestions for how corporations can help women re-enter the workforce after maternity leaves. (@stewfriedman) Maria Rayner‘s insight: This is … Continue reading

April 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

Time to take stock…

Looking for a slot in the working world after a (lengthy) sabbatical spent having children, shopping and going to the gym, your blogger embarked on a journalism course. This meant … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 4 Comments

Connie Schultz: A Million Ways to ‘Lean In’ |

See on – ‘Mumback’: advice for SAHMs returning to workFor working mothers, there’s no such thing as one right path. Maria Rayner‘s insight: More hope for mature career-changers. See … Continue reading

April 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Me and facebook

What do I have in common with Mark Zuckerberg? Not a lot. I can switch on a computer, but I’m not a geek; I’m not worth millions; I have a … Continue reading

March 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

YouTube clip

See on – Mumback: SAHMs returning to work Stay at Home Mums go back to work: advice. Maria Rayner‘s insight: Another American clip, but this is very upbeat and … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Back to school

Four months ago I went back to school. It was a daunting experience, but ultimately challenging and rewarding. Here’s something of what I’ve learnt so far at the London School … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

My first award

Thanks Jeanette!

Another award


kreativeblogger award