#RealMumsWorking : an interview with Working Mum Cambridge

Welcome to #RealMumsWorking, a series dedicated to sharing the stories, experiences and advice of working mothers. Working mothers are a diverse breed with lots of challenges we can learn from.   Today I’m joined by Adrienne from Working Mum Cambridge.  I’ve been keeping an eye on this working mum’s blog for a while as yep, you guessed it she blogs about being a working mum too.  Plus she’s an older mum just like me!       How did you feel about going back to work after children? Before kids I thought I’d be one of these Mum’s that wouldn’t want…

#RealMumsWorking : an interview with Eileen from Your Money Sorted

Welcome to #RealMumsWorking, a series dedicated to sharing the stories, experiences and advice of working mothers. Working mothers are a diverse breed with lots of challenges we can learn from.   Today I’m joined by Eileen from Your Money Sorted.  Eileen is a money coach and mum of three, including twins. I’ve long been a fan of her work as like my most working mums, managing the books in order to pay for childcare is important. Of course, budgeting and good money management is important to all families. She works with individuals, charities and other groups to help women take…

5 easy tips for resigning gracefully and without stress

There’s no way around it, it’s hard to resign. You’ve invested time and energy with your employer. Even if you hate your job, the people there and everything around it, tendering your resignation is perhaps one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do. If you like the people you work with, or have some measure of guilt about leaving your employer or colleagues “in the lurch”, you’re going to feel mildly panicked. If you are at the end of a dark and troubled road with your employer, you may be fighting the urge to blurt out all the…

#RealMumsWorking : an interview with All About a Mummy

Welcome to #RealMumsWorking, a series dedicated to sharing the stories, experiences and advice of working mothers. Working mothers are a diverse breed with lots of challenges we can learn from.   Today I’m joined by Amy from All About a Mummy.  I was excited when Amy said she’d be happy to answer a few questions and share her experiences.  I too  juggle home working for part of my week and I’m always looking for tips to add to my list of ways to make working home work.       How did you feel about going back to work after children?…

#RealMumsWorking : an interview with That British Betty

Welcome to #RealMumsWorking, a series dedicated to sharing the stories, experiences and advice of working mothers. Working mothers are a diverse breed with lots of challenges we can learn from.   Today I’m joined by Lisa from That British Betty  Lisa works full time in public relations as well being a parent and running her blog.   How did you feel about going back to work after children? Honestly? Resentful. I missed out on a lot of ‘firsts’, school assemblies, sports days, summer holiday and much more but our financial circumstances meant I didn’t really have an option but to…

How to successfully work from home : 10 tips to stay motivated and organised

Working from home sounds easy and better than working in an office, and for the most part it is. Here are the top 10 tips for making working from home work for your and how to stay motivated when doing it.   Get up and get moving It can be very easy for hours to pass and all you’ve done is sit down. When you’re at home you don’t have the long walks to a toilet, a social lunch (if you’re lucky) or meetings. Sitting down all day isn’t good for you. Take regular breaks and get out in the…