The Perfect Mum and an AK47

Her face is bright with makeup neatly applied.  She is donning a power suit and breezes into the office with […]

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Me and my vagina leave at 3pm. And your point is?

One of the worst things I did after I returned to work after maternity leave was to lie to my […]

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Working women are not good mothers

9 years ago, before I founded The Mum Almighty, I was working full-time in a corporate role with two children […]

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Perhaps you need to consider how to support your maternity & furlough returners?

What can your organisation do to ensure that your valued maternity leave returners do actually come back and, more importantly, […]

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Am I good enough to return after maternity?

You might hear ‘good work’ or you might hear….nothing. Despite any supporting evidence to suggest you’re doing pretty great being […]

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The guilt that haunts me

Guilt is a form of self-criticism that can beat your ego like a toddler beats a saucepan with a wooden […]

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Did I put the lamb in the slow cooker?

“What I am I doing? I’m in the sales meeting thinking about the bloody lamb! Putting aside for one minute […]

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I can’t take this leap of faith can I?

Can you recall certain times in your life when you needed to take a leap of faith? A time when […]

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Is it important that non-anxiety sufferers understand anxiety?

Anxiety is like being strapped to a chair whilst looking at an open door.   It has a way of […]

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Why am I hiding behind my mask?

“Whilst everyone around me appears to have it all sorted and up together, I’m struggling to meet the high standards […]

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I’m making up a story that I won’t be able to cope

Is the ‘new normal’ about feeling anxious and still unable to get a good nights sleep? Returning to work after […]

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Nervous as hell about going back to work

Lots of you will be already back in your job and for others, it’s just around the corner. It’s a […]

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