Returning to life after lockdown: Mourning the loss of the family bubble

With lockdown easing with social distancing and mask wearing, what is the effect of the new normal on families? For many the end of lockdown means the end of a precious period of time with their family and a great sadness at the idea of returning to life where you live like passing ships. In this post I discuss the effect of lockdown easing measures on the family unit and family emotional health

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Starting or returning to school after coronavirus lockdown

Having your first child start primary school is tough under normal circumstances but after lockdown and months in isolation, anxiety is high. Many people are considering not returning their children to school whilst coronavirus is still prevalent. With a seco f wave highly likely in the coming months should we be sending our kids to school? In this post I discuss the pride and sadness in your child’s fordt day at school and how covid19 has made this harder.

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Motherhood & Feminism: Quitting Your Job to be a ‘Stay at home Mum’

I wanted to have a family, a career and to be financially independent. 
By putting my career on hold to look after my children am I reinforcing the stereotype of the mother and not furthering the pursuit for women’s equality in the workplace following childbirth?  
By not working am I dependent on my male counterpart and not sending the right message to my children about women’s roles? 
Feminism is about empowering women to make informed choices about their own lives but as a ‘stay at home mum’ I feel most judged  and unsupported by other women and mums.

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