Can working mums have their cake and eat it?

Woman eating cake

Balancing priorities isn't easy for working mums. Today I'm asking if it's possible to 'have it all' as a mum ...

In the presence of angels – kids, pets and saying goodbye

Fella, Oscar and Titch playing in my living room floor in their younger days

This has been an emotional week in the My Working Mummy household, veering between great sadness and joy. For we ...

Mum Claire completes cross-Channel swim against huge odds

Claire jumps off the boat into the dark water

After completing her gargantuan English Channel swim, Claire's first thought was for her family. When I first ...

‘Would you kick him out of bed for eating crackers?’

Cartoon of George and I drifting in our own little boat

Days 55 to 79 - lay-downs and living in the moment I did something a couple of days ago that I never had time to do ...

‘Iron-mum’ Claire just wants to inspire her boys

Claire completing the swimming element of one of her triathlons

What does being a mum actually mean? Becoming a mum is such a life-changing experience that many of us go through a ...

Fun, free play

George on the balance beam

We live in a strange day and age, where many of the activities we involve our children in are provided, and paid ...