I've actually lost count of the amount of women who have said to me that "it's too late" to heal their pelvic floor after childbirth. It makes me sad and even a bit cross that we so easily accept this feeling of being "not quite as good" after babies, and don't think that we are … Continue reading Your pelvic floor – how childbirth affects it, & how you can strengthen post-birth
Expectations of perfection, versus the often shambolic reality, is the nemesis of any would-be Supermum. I'm sure we were all much better parents before we actually had children to parent and we could be the most perfect images of ourselves. Yesterday I had one of those days where I had planned a "really fun day" … Continue reading Why perfectly imperfect parenting is healthy parenting
Work that works? What families need is a working life which offers peace, balance and stability (not to mention enough money to keep you and your children in shoes) without being detrimental to your mental health. Ultimately, we’re searching for the reassurance that we’re not abandoning our children if we need, or want, to work: … Continue reading Supermum meets super career – work that truly works?
I've been freelance for 12 years. I was made redundant from my full-time job as a Managing Editor in book publishing, a job that I really enjoyed and that, honestly, I'd probably never have left had I not been pushed by circumstance. And that circumstance was a launching pad for me training to be a … Continue reading Goodbye freelance mum, hello Working Girl…?
Happy Monday! It's the first day of summer holidays for some of us - but read on even if this is just another July Monday for you. I feel like the end of summer term time can be the most overwhelming and stressful for Supermum territory. Making sure you are present as possible for all … Continue reading Get up and Glow – Neom Organics Skincare range
I was asked to answer a few questions for a blog, and I thought I'd share it here for you guys – I'd love to hear your thoughts, we're all in it together mamas. Can you tell us a bit about how you came to writing The Supermum Myth? It's a bit of a long … Continue reading The Pressures of Modern Motherhood – why good enough is good enough
The six-week GP check – where you are pronounced ‘back to normal’, right? The 6-week check is an interesting experiment because it rarely scratches the surface in terms of what women need postnatally. And therefore, assuming that this check signs us off for 'normal' activities, whatever that is – is doing our long term physical … Continue reading Postnatal recovery: What to ask about at your 6-week check