FREE workshop for mums on maternity leave

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Returning to work after maternity leave

If you’re due to return to work in the coming weeks or months there is now a FREE workshop for Mums on maternity leave which will help build your confidence, gain clarity on what, where, how and when you go back. Anyone who has followed Guilty Mothers Club for a while will know that this is a project of passion … Read More

Mama Interview – Dr Jessamy Hibberd

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Here we feature another interview with a mother doing deeply rewarding and fascinating work alongside raising a family. Thank you so much Jessamy for sharing your thoughts on motherhood and life! Tell us a bit about you: I’m a mother of three and a Clinical Psychologist. We live near the coast in Hove, where my boy and two girls (aged … Read More

What to expect from a Keeping in Touch day

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Employees can work for up to ten days whilst on maternity, paternity, adoption or parental leave without impacting their leave or pay. These are called Keeping in Touch days and are completely optional, agreed by both parties prior. But what can you expect from doing one of these days and why would you bother? Here is a guest blog, from … Read More

Meet the mothers showing changing career is possible!

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In November we ran an alumni event for previous attendees of our Game Changers programme. These are women, who happen to also be mothers, changing careers, switching things up, shaping their lives in a way that works for them. A few weeks prior I’d seen this video by Reese Weatherspoon (someone shared it on the Guilty Mothers Clubhouse). In it she talks about … Read More

Finding a way to live in the moment

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Sometimes I find it hard to live in the moment. With three kids under six my ‘moments’ include pulling my eldest away from literally climbing up the door frame like Spider girl whilst taking tea out the oven whilst attempting to wipe my 2yo’s bum – who is potty training and enjoying the habit of getting up too soon to … Read More

Why the “Insta-Mum backlash” is a positive thing

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“Insta-mums are slammed by ordinary mothers” shouts the headline from our old favourite The Daily Mail. Describing a pretty un-headline worthy conversation on a Mumsnet forum. Don’t bother looking it up, it’s really not worth your time. Yes, there are some potentially unhelpful comments. Yes, I am in total agreement that as women and mothers we need to stick together … Read More

How to overcome the overload

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Why in 2017 do so many of us feel overloaded? Our heads are full of lists and reminders and stories and play dates and emails. Our days are full, our bodies are tired and yet we’re pretty certain this is meant to be progress. I’ve created something that I believe can help overcome the overload because I know from experience the struggle … Read More