The Cityparents Blog

Jame's blog: Moving in-house

Date 24th Jun 2019 Comments 0 Comments

For a number of reasons, it became apparent last year that I wasn’t going to progress in my then-current role.  When I had originally applied for the position my employer had been sceptica... Read More

Peace's blog: Have you been pwned?

Date 10th Jun 2019 Comments 0 Comments

At a recent parent teacher information session, the Headteacher discussed the importance of online safety and safe guarding procedures that have been put in place for the pupils. I found that the ses... Read More

Ellen's blog: You, me and anxiety

Date 20th May 2019 Comments 0 Comments

I had an amazing experience last week at the CityParents event “Living with Anxiety” with Nick Elston. When I walked into the room, I felt (as I do again now) an overwhelming urge to cry;... Read More

Dolly's blog: Home alone

Date 13th May 2019 Comments 0 Comments

It’s been 12 years. Can I leave my kids on their own yet?!  After a decade of live-in childcare we are now fending for ourselves and I’m enjoying the freedom of walking naked ar... Read More

Caroline's blog: Connections

Date 6th May 2019 Comments 0 Comments

With Mental Health Awareness Week looming, I’ve been thinking about one small concept I believe has a massive impact on our mental wellbeing. Conveniently, it’s one we can easily track in... Read More

Hayley's blog: Three

Date 22nd Apr 2019 Comments 0 Comments

I realised as I was about to start writing this that, other than writing on here, I have written a lot less over the last 12 months than I did in the 12 months before that. I used to write regular bl... Read More

Rosie's blog: The rite of spring

Date 8th Apr 2019 Comments 1 Comments

The change of season is upon us and the warm sun and longer evenings are welcome as leaving for work in the dark and getting home in the dark seem like distant memories. It’s a time of year for... Read More

Sarah's blog: The guilt trap

Date 2nd Apr 2019 Comments 0 Comments

I read an article once which I think summed it up perfectly – life as a working mum can seem like one long exercise of never measuring up! I think the guilt factor is ever present for all ... Read More

Freddy's blog: Being a boy-boy

Date 11th Mar 2019 Comments 0 Comments

World Book Day and lots of our children will have gone to school dressed up as their favourite characters. I say lots because my wife overheard someone in the supermarket who was unsure if her daught... Read More

Catherine's blog: The holy grail

Date 5th Mar 2019 Comments 0 Comments

Flexible working conditions while maintaining career trajectory – we talk about it all time and it can often seem like the Holy Grail – a tricky quest that I for one have often wondered d... Read More
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