In an interview with Vanity Fair, Adele has admitted suffering from post-natal depression which has left her ‘too scared’ to have another baby and talked in her own brilliant, inimitable way about how hard she’s found being a mum. How powerful that someone like Adele, who (to the rest of
Today has turned out to be one of those brilliant but un-plannable spontaneous days. It started out a bit crap if I’m honest, with some plans cancelled and the long expanse of a day with lots of hours to fill. Factor in that it’s been half term and I’ve been
Xav started pre-school in January at 2 ½ years old. Before his third birthday, he’d been exposed to two incidents of bullying. He wasn’t directly involved, but he was there. It shocked me. It hadn’t occurred to me that this was something I’d have to deal with when we were
You might remember that a few weeks ago I posted a plea on the blog for help with a survey about how women feel about going back to work after having children. Last week Donna (my fab partner in crime – we’re designing this series of confidence workshops together) and
When my little boy first saw me this morning after I’d got showered and dressed, he said: “Mummy, you look beautiful!” I’m knackered today. He’s not been well so he was up loads in the night and woke for the day at 4:46am. I felt so short-tempered and as thought
Since this penny dropped for me, it’s been so liberating. A strong sense of self-confidence isn’t something that just happens. For so long I looked at people who appeared to be confident and wondered how they did it. And now I know….. You must believe in yourself, truly and wholeheartedly.