Letting Go…

I’ve had a busy past few months. We’ve moved to a new house, we’ve had visitors almost constantly since January and my husband has started to travel a lot for work. And through all this are my three kids. Amazing and resilient but also all toddlers (3, 1, 1) who are, well, exhausting and a constant…

Taking a Bite Out of Motherhood

MumPowered: THE INTERVIEWS Full Name: Carrie Belcher (previously Wildman) Occupation (outside/during MUM hours): Owner + Creator of Franklin Wolf Kids names: Jasper + Remi Mum of two, Carrie Wildman didn’t exactly put her feet up when she went on Mat Leave. Instead, she decided to channel her knowledge and interests of her work life (she was…

Mummy Monotony

I’ve officially hit it. That brick wall that I’ve read about. The glazed look – dead behind the eyes. All I can hear myself saying is, “if I have to wash one more f*&%$king bottle, I’m going to scoop my eyes out with my child’s spoon” (apologies for the graphic nature of my thoughts) I…

How to ask for the work week you want after mat leave.

MumPowered: THE INTERVIEWS Name of this mum: Elaine Bruce Occupation: Solicitor Do you know your rights when asking for a more flexible work schedule after having a baby? Do you know that you CAN ask for flexible working schedule? Elaine Bruce is a mother and just so happens to be a solicitor who knows a…

The Great Working Mum Dilemma

  It’s a great dilemma indeed. A daunting choice of going back to work post mat-leave or deciding to take the career risk of staying at home with the kids. Or is there some option in between? Almost three years after having my first child, the question is no longer “to work or not to…