The Cityparents Blog

Dolly's blog

Date 10th Dec 2013 Comments 0 Comments

I’ve been thinking a lot about part-time working – my own arrangements and those of others.  Because one of the tricky things about being lucky enough to have a firm that said &ldquo... Read More

Claire's blog

Date 3rd Dec 2013 Comments 0 Comments

' "You don't spend enough time with your children!" said my mother during a heated debate following Sunday lunch and a few emotion-raising glasses of wine. These words hurt. Cut lik... Read More

Ellen's blog

Date 26th Nov 2013 Comments 0 Comments

I thought I’d start with a topic close to my heart - Women on Boards. To be clear, that’s ironing boards – I’m quite passionate about reducing the number of women on ironing b... Read More

Natalie's blog

Date 19th Nov 2013 Comments 0 Comments

'The mummy hat and the woman in business hat. Two hats, one head. Sometimes I opt for one over the other, not always making the right choice, and sometimes I try to wear both and one falls off, u... Read More

Introducing our Citymothers Bloggers

Date 11th Nov 2013 Comments 0 Comments

Recently we asked for volunteers from Citymothers willing to blog for and had a fantastic response. As a result we have put together a blogging group with 6 member bloggers and ... Read More

1000 of you

Date 19th Jul 2013 Comments 0 Comments

Thrilled to announce that the Citymothers Network has now reached 1000 members! I started Citymothers in November 2012 following my own experience of becoming a mother whilst progressing a career in ... Read More

Time to fight the fear - and ask

Date 20th Jun 2013 Comments 0 Comments

Yesterday’s Executive Women in the Workplace 2013 study highlighted the enormous amount of work still to be done to have any hope of achieving real diversity at executive level, with much of th... Read More

Bored of the blame game

Date 6th Jun 2013 Comments 0 Comments

Its not often working mothers are lumped into the same category as leaves, ice, snow and all the other things that, from time to time, prove to be impediments to the operational efficiency of public,... Read More

Thoughts on flexible working

Date 13th May 2013 Comments 0 Comments

A huge thank you to everyone who attended our flexible working event on Thursday at SJ Berwin, and of course our sincere appreciation to SJ Berwin for hosting. Its obvious that this is a topic that i... Read More

500 and growing

Date 21st Apr 2013 Comments 0 Comments

This week saw a real milestone for Citymothers as we reached 500 members. Hard to believe the network only started in November - the support and progress since then has been overwhelming. As many of ... Read More

Update on first Canary Wharf event

Date 5th Apr 2013 Comments 0 Comments

Thank you so much to all of you who came to our first Canary Wharf event last Thursday. It was a fantastic turnout and I thought Ruby McGregor-Smith gave a wonderfully honest and insightful overview ... Read More

Dealing with illness & updates

Date 24th Mar 2013 Comments 0 Comments

Well, last week for me certainly exemplified many of the challenges that come with being a working mother. It started with the nanny calling in sick- for the whole week -  at 5.45am on Monday mo... Read More

At last the weekend

Date 8th Feb 2013 Comments 0 Comments

Well...from one event to the next, I and the Team are now focused on our next meeting on 28 March in Canary Wharf. Thanks so much in advance to State Street for hosting us, and for Ruby McGregor-Smit... Read More
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