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Being Pregnant at Work: A Case Study
Being Pregnant at Work: A Case Study
Jennifer Smithson found working when she was pregnant to be stressful both mentally and physically - and it was even worse the second time around......
Full-time Freelancer With Kids: A Case Study
Full-time Freelancer With Kids: A Case Study
Lisa Silcock, 45, is a full-time caterer from London who takes on freelance contracts, more often than not cooking for large parties and corporate events from home.…...
I Went Freelance After My Second Child: A Case Study
I Went Freelance After My Second Child: A Case Study
Molly Jones never thought she'd go freelance. But after the birth of her second child, it seemed to make a lot of sense. Now, she says, she has the best of both worlds......
I'm Working Part-time and Having My Fourth Child!
I'm Working Part-time and Having My Fourth Child!
In the past six years, Vendela Wiberg has given birth to three children. Now, the 36-year-old is expecting her fourth - and credits her flexible part-time working…...
Juggling Family and Full Time Work: A Case Study
Juggling Family and Full Time Work: A Case Study
Polina Ivanova works full-time, yet often feels guilty that she isn't spending as much time as she should on the job - or with her eight-year-old daughter Hannah......
My Partner is a Stay at Home Dad: A Case Study
My Partner is a Stay at Home Dad: A Case Study
When Sarah Whitby discovered she was pregnant for the first time, choosing who would look after the baby was not a difficult decision. Seven years and three more…...
Setting Up Your Own Business: A Case Study
Setting Up Your Own Business: A Case Study
Ronit Conforti-Brinkmann set up her own architectural firm almost a decade ago, and is pleased with the freedom it affords her - especially as she now has two young sons....
Shared Childcare Duties With Partner: A Case Study
Shared Childcare Duties With Partner: A Case Study
When Yaa Taylor worked in an office, she found sharing childcare duties with her partner didn't work out as well as expected. So she negotiated working most of the…...
Studying and Working: A Case Study
Studying and Working: A Case Study
Vesna Popovski gave up a full-time job to work part-time, start a new course, and look after her daughter. While she has a smaller income, the benefits are more than…...
Studying With Two Kids: A Case Study
Studying With Two Kids: A Case Study
Adelina Hysenaj knows what it’s like to have to organise her time. The 32-year-old single mum is studying for a combined degree in educational studies and English, and…...
Why I Prefer Nursery to Nanny: A Case Study
Why I Prefer Nursery to Nanny: A Case Study
Gloria Wallace preferred sending her two young children to nursery, although a nanny would provide more one-to-one attention. Why? Because they learn to share, play…...
Working as a Single Mum: A Case Study
Working as a Single Mum: A Case Study
Karen Beadle never thought she'd end up a single mum. But her son Matthew is now a happy, confident eight-year-old, Karen is running her own business, and things…...
Working From Home: A Case Study
Working From Home: A Case Study
Delia Lloyd used to have a high-powered and stressful career. But working from home gives her more personal fulfilment, and it also means she has a lot more time to…...
Working Part of the Week Abroad: A Case Study
Working Part of the Week Abroad: A Case Study
Ruth Webb was thrilled when she landed a teaching job at a university in Paris, even though it meant leaving her young daughter back home in London for part of the…...
Working Part-time: Case Study
Working Part-time: Case Study
Having a baby didn't change Anastassia Uspenskaya's working life all that much. She still works part-time running a ballet school with husband Andrei, and the two…...
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