Escape to Bristol – a weekend away by myself

I spent last weekend in Bristol by myself after weeks fantasizing about my escape. Escape from what? I’m not sure – Family life? Motherhood? Midlife? Myself? Probably all of those things.

You’re a superhero, you’re a goddess, you’re a mother

A pick-you-up, make-you-cry kind of story of motherhood to remind you how important you are.

How To Create A Happy Mother Daughter Relationship

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about motherhood recently, specifically around how to make sure my girl and I have a happy mother daughter…

Get back your career confidence after children

  “I don’t suppose I’ll ever get my career back,” she told me. “I’ve been out of the game for ten years. Nobody will want…

How to switch back to mother mode when you work from home

When you work from home, the transition from mother to worker and back again can be sticky. On those rare days I work in the…

While you are sleeping

It’s the tenderest part of our day – giving you both a goodnight kiss as you sleep peacefully in your beds. It’s the end to…

Sleep is (not) for the weak

I can’t function on less than 8 hours’ sleep. And I have to say that sleeping is now one of my favourite past times. In…