You are both really inspirational to other women and your children !!! its nice to know that hard work does pay off and having your little ones has given you the drive to get where you are today so inspirational xx
That’s right! I knew what I wanted and when looking for jobs flexible working was a must and I told them after I got the job that I will need to leave early on certain days but will make up the time on the other days. As long as I do my work, everyone is happy 🙂
Thanks to everyone who joined the chat 🙂 Just a few tips I would like to share before saying bye:
You can have an overwhelming feeling of guilt and stress going back to work because of the divided attention between work and family. Especially if you feel you may miss important milestones in the early stages of their life. I know I felt slightly…[Read more]
My motivation for studying/working was to build on my career aspirations to encourage a better life for my son and I. Also, teaching him core values such as, if you want something you have to work for it. That doesn’t necessarily mean that if you don’t work or study your child wont adopt these values but as they say….’Actions speak louder than words.’
A friend of mine had a sister who worked at the childcare centre I was interested in so that helped me make my decision. Don’t get me wrong, I was still very anxious because he was still really young but we were invited to week induction and it turned out great. That didn’t stop me from crying the whole day when I first dropped him off though.
Not everyone has the privilege of having the support from family and friends – luckily I did and that made it a lot easier however there are great childcare centres/nannies out there. Maybe asking a friend to recommend. I had a search on the internet and browsed childcare services via my boroughs website.