Tag: mums

Mums at Work: Why 5 to 9 is the New 9 to 5

Mums at Work: Why 5 to 9 is the New 9 to 5

Anyone else think that flexible working is a myth? When it came to looking for a part time job after number 2, it was a minefield of 9 to 3 jobs that don’t revolve around the kids. With spiraling childcare costs and raising debts, I […]

Retirement: Be a Mum and Still Receive a £20,000 Pension

Retirement: Be a Mum and Still Receive a £20,000 Pension

Those of us parents who gave up work or reduced our hours to fit round the kids are less likely to be saving for retirement, unlike our full time working counterparts. Now, keep in mind that i’m no pensions expert, and of course, you should […]

Break the Silence Surrounding Miscarriages

Break the Silence Surrounding Miscarriages

Last week Coronation Street ran the heart breaking story of Steve and Michelle suffering a late miscarriage and losing their baby. It is a devastating experience that I wouldn’t wish upon anyone. Unsurprisingly, with it coming into the fore emotions will be running high for […]