Browsing Tag: motherhood

The Mum Project: Motherhood, marketing and marathons

Meagan is a mum of one who juggles motherhood along with her career as a digital marketing manager and running her successful blog, The Mum Project. Amongst all that, Meagan even makes time to train for the Brighton Marathon! Meagan is well-placed to share her views on working motherhood, leaning in and ‘having it all…

Leaning In: A dad’s perspective

Adam’s story shows how leaning in can be a team effort between a husband and wife and that the ‘traditional’ roles do not work best for everyone…

I took my baby to a 3-day work conference, here’s how it went

What do you do if you were invited to a 3-day interstate professional development summit, but you’re exclusively breastfeeding your 5 month old baby? Go to the summit and take your baby with you, of course…

The working mama turning Chaos to Calm

Chrissie has ‘life is what you make it’ attitude and believes that there is no one way to do things right. She doesn’t believe in perfectionism and says that women should support one another to have the confidence to do the things that they feel is right for their family…

5 minute fillers for parent-baby bonding

As a working parent, quality time with my daughter is important. I believe there are enough hours in the day, but I am very conscious to use my time wisely. One thing I am doing lately is making sure I make the most of otherwise ‘wasted’ time by using it to spend quality time with my daughter…

Kim Stone doesn’t have a ‘job’, she has a career and a business!

Kim Stone has many roles including wife, mum of two, career woman, business woman, friend, daughter and sister (in no particular order!). When I asked Kim about her job, her reply was that she doesn’t have a job, she has a career and a business! Go you, Kim…

Work life balance or work life mix?

People are rebelling against ‘work-life balance’ in favour of work-life mix. What is this ‘mix’ you speak of…

The working mum paving the way for women in her workplace

Vicki Jakes is a full-time working mum of one (and two cats!) living with her husband in Brighton, UK. She works for a large software company as an Account Director helping advertising and marketing agencies. She also blogs at This Brighton Mum and spends her spare time seeing bands with her husband and getting some fresh Brighton-sea air at the beach, come rain, hail or shine…

I don’t believe in ‘mum guilt’ (and why you shouldn’t either)

I don’t believe in mum guilt. There, I said it. Here are some things that I don’t feel guilty for…

What does ‘having it all’ really mean?

The phrase ‘having it all’ is usually used to refer to a woman’s, usually a mother’s, successful balance between her work and family. But who is defining whether a woman’s balance is ‘successful’? And what is it ‘all’ anyway…