working mothers

Amy McDermott

Meet Amy, Head of Sales and Mum to a 17-month-old son. Her honest account describes the challenge of balancing motherhood with a full-time career.  This working mum discusses being realistic in self-expectations and the importance of retaining elements of life before motherhood. Tell me about what you do? I head up a sales team in a publishing environment. It’s […]


Gerry Verbrugge

My son was born in October 1979 and I resigned from my post as a housing officer. After some months of being at home with my baby, I wanted to secure part-time employment. I was a qualified teacher and applied for a part-time position working with children with learning difficulties. This application was successful and […]