What’s the balance?

I’ve never seen a tombstone that reads, “Here lies such and such, she was a really great asset to her company”.

Anonymous

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I will not apologise for being a working mom!

Just a few days ago, I found myself dividing my attention between feeding my toddler and responding to colleagues that continuously pinged me onSkype for business. On a normal day it would be fine, but at nearly seven in the evening, all I felt was frustration. It saddens me to say that even after excusing myself to continue with our evening routine, I still … Read More I will not apologise for being a working mom!

The rant of a working mom

The week has finally ended and for the first time in over three months, I don’t quite have much to say except “phew!”. As a working mom, this pandemic has been one of the most challenging and trying times, partly because my toddler has been going through sleep regressions but also because working from home has resulted in extremely long business hours. Actually, who … Read More The rant of a working mom

The Pros and Cons of Working From Home

2020: The year that the world stopped. Working in pyjamas with Netflix playing in the background? Sign me up! This post comes at a time when most of us have had the experience of working from home, starting new hobbies and re-evaluating what our ‘normal’ will look like going forward. While I truly appreciate this experience, it goes without saying that being able to … Read More The Pros and Cons of Working From Home

Finding balance when working from home during the pandemic

It is 2020 and we are all discussing plans to cancel the year. It all makes sense; rescheduled trips, missed birthday parties and weddings, extra pounds to our waistlines… who really wants to add the year that the world stopped to their already seemingly short life? For many students, this was the year to relax for a few weeks before changing the stats on … Read More Finding balance when working from home during the pandemic

We joined the same graduate programme and now he is my boss…

Many people would kill to have their friend signing their bonus cheques, or at least deciding their annual increases. Performance reviews over drinks maybe? The reality is that there are only a handful lucky enough to be in that category. Funny enough, it has just happened to me (yesterday in fact) and this new experience has triggered a rollercoaster of emotions to say the … Read More We joined the same graduate programme and now he is my boss…