The Cityparents Blog

Esther's blog

Date 14th Jan 2014 Comments 0 Comments

I wonder how many mother and daughter pairs there are in Citymothers, like myself and my daughter? Until last year, I always had a full-time job, as an academic until she was 5 and then in the City u... Read More

Jennifer's blog

Date 7th Jan 2014 Comments 0 Comments

New Year’s resolutions – you may have been thinking of this tired old repetitive topic and already glazed over a few magazine articles genre fitness, gym’ing and losing weight ! &nb... Read More

Keily's blog

Date 17th Dec 2013 Comments 0 Comments

"Prior to becoming pregnant in 2012 the only career track on my mind was the partnership track. Now post-maternity leave, I have begun to ask myself am I being “mummy tracked”? ... Read More

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
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