An IWD poem to my 2 year old daughter (to read when she’s older)
Breaking the Bias
Imagine a world free of stereotypes and discrimination. A world that is diverse, equitable and inclusive.
Me, Myself and I(mposter)
In the last 12 months, I have given birth (following a difficult pregnancy and labour), secured a Non Exec Director position (a role typically filled by 55+ year old, experienced, white men) and have accepted a new job (a more senior role with a broader responsibility than my previous). Was I scared to enter into… Continue reading Me, Myself and I(mposter)
The juggle is real and so is the mind talk
Pack their bags, Prep the meals,Head to the shops, you’re out of bread.Don’t be late, there’s chores to do,Even though you’d rather be in bed. He won’t brush his teeth, she’s teething again.Its 5 in the morning, take a deep breath,Don’t get frustrated, speak calmly instead,Use every ounce of patience you have left. Did I… Continue reading The juggle is real and so is the mind talk
6 months later, 16kg lighter! My birthday gift to me.
I set myself a goal, I worked hard, I did it. This is the new me.
Becoming a mum of two – my lessons learnt
I didn't think this day would come, being a mum of two! Today I’m celebrating them and all that they make me ❤️❤️
#ChooseToChallenge #IWD2021 – An interview with my awesome mum
Shining a light on the most amazing woman in my life, my mum - #IWD2021
Stronger than ever
I catch my reflection and see you staring back at me. I think of all you’ve had to endure, struggling with what I see. Making me feel insecure. Before you changed, you housed the tiniest of lives, but only for a few weeks that time,and there started a journey full of trauma, an uphill struggle,… Continue reading Stronger than ever
Maternity Leave in Lockdown
This isn’t the way imagined my maternity leave would be. In all honesty, I feel shortchanged.
Gratitude: Pregnant and parenting during a global pandemic
If someone had told me last year that I’d be spending the latter part of 2020 on maternity leave, I would never have believed them. I was certain that my body would not be able to take another round of medication or suffer another loss. But as if by magic, although a storm was brewing… Continue reading Gratitude: Pregnant and parenting during a global pandemic