The Cityparents Blog

Freddy's blog: Make the most of it

Date 18th Nov 2019 Comments 0 Comments

A new phase of family life will begin in a couple of weeks when my wife goes back to work part-time after maternity leave. With over 13 months off, she’s made the most of it (a line from Elmer ... Read More

Lucy's blog: Clown Day

Date 11th Nov 2019 Comments 0 Comments

I check my phone and see an email from school. The sort of email every working parent dreads. “Sorry for the short notice..” it begins, and things don’t get better from there. It is... Read More

Jonathan's blog: Prem

Date 4th Nov 2019 Comments 0 Comments

When your wife is pregnant, as a prospective father there are million and one things rushing through your anxiety ridden brain. A preterm baby is not one of them. Dealing with this level of trauma wh... Read More

Dolly's blog: Power

Date 21st Oct 2019 Comments 1 Comments

August hadn’t gone well. In fact life in general seemed to have taken a distinct turn for the worse. The work/life scales were heavily overloaded on both sides and frankly it was taking its tol... Read More

Linda's blog: Back to school

Date 14th Oct 2019 Comments 0 Comments

Like many of us with school age children, we have started the autumn term and come back to earth with a bit of a bump. Although we didn't go away this summer we went out on various day trips, saw... Read More

Jon's Blog: Happy Part-timeiversary

Date 7th Oct 2019 Comments 1 Comments

Last August, I decided to go part-time, dropping down to a four-day week.  A number of the females in our team have being doing that for some time now, and our team leader is very supportive, so... Read More

Kemi's blog: Flexible working

Date 30th Sep 2019 Comments 1 Comments

Since becoming a parent, I was very thankful when my younger son stopped breastfeeding at 11 months and moved into his own room, I was thankful when my older son got accepted into his first school ch... Read More

Dan's blog: Routine

Date 23rd Sep 2019 Comments 1 Comments

I’m sure that many of you reading this have some kind of routine established with your children – set times of day when you get them up, have food, get them ready for school (or similar),... Read More

Addy's blog: The "C" word

Date 16th Sep 2019 Comments 2 Comments

Most people hate hearing the “C” word, and get very angry and upset when it’s said. But I'm going to say it, here on this blog. I have Cancer. There I said it; I used the &ldquo... Read More
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