maternity leave

A working mother’s internal struggles

Everyday that I say goodbye to my daughter and leave for work, I leave a piece of my heart behind. This is a little story about my feelings on being a working mother. Our bond is so much stronger than anything I’ve ever experienced before. I don’t even know when it started, maybe it was the day I found out I was expecting a baby. I was elated; my dream from a very young age was to be a mummy. It was overwhelming to know that this was finally on its way to becoming a reality. Fast forward nine months […]

Top 10 things to do during maternity leave

Maternity leave is the an important period in a family’s life where we welcome our babies into our homes and our lives. We nurture them in our environment conscious that it is unfamiliar and sometimes scary for them. We take the time to learn about them and to build a unique bond. Even our UK government recognises this by introducing paternity leave for fathers; 2 weeks of paid leave. In reality this is a very short period, but it does acknowledge and support the view that it is important to develop a close bond with our newborns and create an […]

Baby and mummy day out to see daddy at work