Claire’s Story

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I’m contemplating my return to work in just under two months’ time after the birth of my second child. Having been there and done that already, you’d think I’d be quite prepared for this transition. However, despite several ‘Keeping in Touch’ days (an excellent idea), many supportive colleagues, and the knowledge that my partner, rather than someone I don’t really know, will be looking after the baby, the idea fills me with dread. I’m intrigued by this dread. I didn’t … Read More

Time to take those first steps

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So I am being indecisive. It’s something I swear has got worse since having children. That, and feeling more nervous about taking risks (though I guess the latter is understandable and potentially constructive).   I have been working on this project now for about 12 months now, maybe a little longer. I have written, read and researched sooo much, spent tons of time talking to people about it and seriously made changes to the website about once a day (my … Read More