Freelance mum life day 1

I sit here at 8.30am, my daughter dropped off at nursery for a half day session. I have a nice cup of tea in my hand (one of those really good ones), the traffic roars in the distance, the birds let out the odd tweet, and the day is starting to warm up. So what’s…

What is maternity leave really like?

I was having trouble thinking of something to write about. Then I saw this Facebook update being shared, and it prompted a whole train of my own thoughts. People joke about maternity leave being one long holiday, eating cake and wandering round National Trust gardens. And yes, I do a bit of that. But there‚Äôs…