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Flexi Mamas

“I am currently on maternity leave and also jobless”

“I am currently on maternity leave and also jobless”

Welcome to #FlexiMamas, a series about barriers that working mums face. This edition features Stacy, a married mother to a two-year-old daughter and six-month-old son. “Before having my children, I worked as an accounts assistant. I always knew I would be a working mom and […]

Celebrating one year of #FlexiMamas

Celebrating one year of #FlexiMamas

A year ago, I had an idea. I’d recently read that 29% of UK women drop out of the workforce after having a baby. This shocked me…and yet it didn’t. Yes, some of these women voluntarily leave work because they want to spend time with […]

Why parents of ASN children need flexible working: Kimm’s #FlexiMamas story

Why parents of ASN children need flexible working: Kimm’s #FlexiMamas story

Welcome to #FlexiMamas, a series about the barriers that working mums face. This edition features Kimm, who originally hails from the US and came to Scotland to do her PhD in 1999 in Glasgow. She met her Glasgow hubster in 2003, and decided to settle […]

“I couldn’t go back to a workplace that looked down on family life”: Claire’s #FlexiMamas story

“I couldn’t go back to a workplace that looked down on family life”: Claire’s #FlexiMamas story

Welcome to #FlexiMamas, a series about barriers that working mums face. This edition features 33-year-old Claire, who is wife to Matthew and mum to 5 boys – Cameron (15), Harvey (12), Mckenzie (7), Caelan (5) and Cohen (3). “Before I had my eldest son I […]

Flexi Mamas: Cath from BattleMum

Flexi Mamas: Cath from BattleMum

Welcome to Flexi Mamas, a series about barriers that working mums face. This edition features Cath, a 40-year old Irish ex-pat now living in Portugal. Before that she had been living in South Wales for over 10 years. She has one little boy who was […]

Flexi Mamas: Sarah from Digital Motherhood

Flexi Mamas: Sarah from Digital Motherhood

Welcome to Flexi Mamas, a series about barriers for working mums. This edition features Sarah, who’s in her late 30s and is from Poole in Dorset. She’s married with a daughter aged six and has worked in digital marketing for a property company for almost […]

Flexi Mamas: Sinead Latham

Flexi Mamas: Sinead Latham

Welcome to Flexi Mamas, a series about barriers for working mums. This edition features Sinead, who is mum to a chaotic nearly four-year-old and engaged to her partner of eight years. Before becoming a mum, she was an operations manager for an apprenticeships provider and […]

Flexi Mamas: Hollie from TriftyMum

Flexi Mamas: Hollie from TriftyMum

Welcome to Flexi Mamas, a series about barriers that working mums face. This edition features Hollie Gregersen, owner of www.thriftymum.com. She has two boys only 14 months apart so has spent the majority of the last two years on maternity leave from my job as […]