How to survive the first six months of motherhood

‘One more week of freedom’ and ‘another few weeks before all hell breaks loose’. Those are the words of two [...]

By |June 8th, 2016|Parenting|64 Comments

Is ‘me-ternity’ leave a good idea?

Have you heard the one about the woman who reckons women who don’t have children should be entitled to ‘me-ternity’ [...]

By |May 11th, 2016|Parenting|16 Comments

5 reasons shared parental leave will never work

It’s been a year since shared parental leave came into force in England, Scotland and Wales and apparently just one in [...]

By |April 6th, 2016|Parenting|7 Comments

Shared parental leave: it could easily end in divorce

The new shared parental leave policy comes into force next week. Having just returned from maternity leave, I don’t think [...]