Losing a job is hard for anyone, and it can be particularly frightening when you have a family depending on you. The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately impacted mothers, many of whom are now facing tough decisions about what to do next.
The truth, that no one seems to talk about, is that when you become Mummy, the person you were before disappears.
What the hell just happened?! Lockdown has been horrific if you're running a business whilst looking after kids, and now we're supposed to be throwing ourselves enthusiastically into rebuilding. How do we do that?!
I've noticed a disturbing trend recently. There are a number of self-styled gurus promising to show fledgling entrepreneurs how to grow their businesses using their expertise and self-development knowledge. The problem is that the advice they offer is suspect at best.
Is anyone else sick of all those "seven ways to have a more productive morning" / "five habits to make your day more effective" lists? I've read all the "tips" going, and they are all totally useless if you have a young child.