Bad Mum V Bad Employee

“Bring me sunshine, in your smile” The ringtone had woken me as my Son phoned me from his bedroom that morning. His voice sounded overly pitiful as he said that he felt unwell and didn’t want to go to school.  It was snowing outside and he had an hour long bus ride, followed by a…

Why Supermums Eat Frogs

The first thing I learned with this seminar is pretty obvious; don’t expect to attend on time, a seminar on motherhood which starts at 9am.  After swearing at every car driving under 50mph for the entire 40 minute drive, I arrived at the car park at 9.15am and was met by a swarm of other…

The Age Old Question

I have just finished reading an intriguing article entitled ‘Bin your biological clock’.  It is essentially a piece written to reassure women in their 30’s and upwards that they should not worry about leaving procreation of their mini-me’s until later in life.  I read with amusement the sentences ‘babies take planning but they don’t have…