Remembering my own advice … notice the little things 

I should be preparing for this morning’s conference, I’m already half an hour late for work, but instead I’m writing this. I’ll take these 23 minutes to myself and I will relish them! I’m sure my boss will understand…

5 things I do differently to other working mums

I love being a career-mum. Like, really love it. What do I do differently to other working mums that helps me love my life? Here’s my list…

Why aren’t we asking dads how they ‘do it all’?

Six months ago, my husband Jack volunteered to do the 750m swim leg of a team triathlon. 50 minutes in, he was pulled in by a JetSki, defeated and exhausted. Today, he crossed the finish line of the Bunbury Iron Man 70.3 in 5 hours. In just six months…

The art of saying no

Saying ‘no’ is an art that many people struggle with – they don’t want to let others down, miss out on opportunities or jeapordise a relationship – but it is a valuable skill to master and it doesn’t have to be difficult…

5 (more) TED Talks for working women

I love a good TED​ Talk. Maybe a little too much. I also love lists. So, here is a list of five (more) TED Talks for women who work…

How motherhood inspired this scientist to lean in to her career

Reese McMillan is a mum of two living in a small close-knit town outside Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. For Reese, motherhood changed her career goals in a way she didn’t expect: it showed her just how much she was capable of and made her more ambitious. In addition to…

5 things my first year of motherhood has taught me

As I reminisced on Lilly’s first year – how fast it went (seriously, it feels like she was only born 5 minutes ago) and how much she has grown in every possible sense – my thoughts kept coming back to the ways in which I have also changed in the last…