Thank you for showing up

My boss just thanked me simply for showing up. Not for working hard or coming up with good ideas. Not for being risk management extraordinaire (that’s a thing in lawyer world). Not for being an awesome employee (I’m that too, by the way).  For showing up. And showing…

Saying yes

A skill I pride myself on is my ability to say no. As a working mum, I know that time is at a premium and I have no hesitation in saying no to things that don’t fit my priorities. I’ve become so good at saying no that I…

What is flexible working?

True flexible work is the ability to choose when, where and how we work. Flexible work is not just for mums. It enables all workers to better manage all the parts of their life while at the same time improving productivity, commitment and loyalty to their employer. Flexible working is…

How I Flex #WorkThatWorks

Other than the odd social media post here and there, I don’t post much about my day-to-day life as a career mum. So, in line with my new commitment to sharing more of my personal career mum journey, here’s what you may have missed…

“Table for one?”

Here I am, at a real restaurant, on my table for one, having ‘me time’. That’s what we’re meant to do, right? ‘Me time…

A rose by any other name …

If you’ve followed me for a while (I’ve been blogging for a year already – where did that time go!?), you’ll know that I’ve changed my blog name more times than I care to remember. I’m not good with names…

A ‘normal’ day 

Happy Father’s Day! I’m not usually one for Hallmark occasions, but I do have a soft spot for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.
We aren’t doing anything special today. In fact, Jack made me breakfast this morning, not the other way around. As mundane and…