Go on, put your feet up and watch these

It’s the final Monday in November and I have to say I am not sure where the time has gone. I am rapidly approaching maternity leave and am feeling ready to do so, but first a dash up to York for a conference. So, bearing in mind that this month has whizzed by and December … Read more

Maternity coaching and mentoring

You may have noticed that I am interested in maternity coaching, one of the main reasons for this is that I have been fortunate enough to have benefited from some maternity coaching since returning to work and preparing to go off again. I have also supported people going through the process as both a coach … Read more

Preparing to leave before your baby arrives

My post last week was what I had learnt when considering what you might need to prepare for when coming up for maternity leave. I wanted today to give you a more general approach to preparing for parental leave.  First of all, you need to know your rights.  In a nutshell:  (for mums) maternity leave is … Read more

Preparing to go on maternity leave

In the top left hand corner of my diary there is a number scrawled in black ink. It tells me that I have 36 working days left before I leave for my second bout of maternity leave.  Hindsight is a useful thing isn’t it? The benefit of going through this process once already has made … Read more