Tag Archives: working with children

Am I a Working Mother, a Housewife, or Both?

During the past five years or so, our government has tried to launch various incentives to persuade people back into the workplace and off the benefits system. More specifically this is aimed at women, and I say this based on … Continue reading

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Trapped in the Housewife Hole

I feel trapped. When I had my first child, I made the decision not to return to work after taking maternity leave. The job I left wasn’t a career. I simply worked part-time as a retail assistant (in a high-street … Continue reading

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Time to be Me

Today I can be me. Today I can step away from Mother and Wife, and I can be Catherine. Who is she? Who am I? A woman. A writer. A wife and mother. Someone who is still trying to find … Continue reading

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Get Back Behind that Sink and Nurture Your Children!

I have just listened to the BBC 5 Live radio phone-in regarding the issue around taking your children into work. This has been raised after Scottish MP Kirsty Blackman took her children to a Westminster committee hearing, apparently unable to … Continue reading

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“Put Your Children into Nursery and Go Out to Work!” Says the Prime Minister #Equality #WorkingFamilies

All of this talk about the general election, and everything that I am seeing in the culture of UK politics at the moment, is giving me a lot to think about. I never really got involved with politics before I … Continue reading

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The Challenge of the Mother at Home

I recently found time to catch up on reading a few magazines that I subscribe to. I was intrigued by a snippet in the May edition of Mother and Baby. It said that according to a recent survey (carried out … Continue reading

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Vampires, Werewolves, and a Baby

I am currently on a mission to promote Love Hurts, to build a fan-base and get the book into bookshops and the media. So far I have featured in one local newspaper, I will appear in another next week, and … Continue reading

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