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…

The gentle art of saying no

I’m getting better at saying no. I turned down two offers this week. For once, I put my own priorities and mental health first and…

A mother’s CV

Mummy Curriculum vitae PERSONAL STATEMENT Dedicated, hard-working and supremely adaptable individual seeks more credit for doing a bloody hard job seven days a week.  …

MIND THE gender pay GAP

Does Carrie Gracie resigning from her £135K BBC job have anything to do with you and me? Carrie Gracie, former China editor for the BBC,…