Daily Juggle Survivors Meet the women who've handled success and family. This month meet Nicky who has no regrets about being a working mum.
It should never happen to a Working Mum...
What happens when your perfect professional persona meets your kids? Read Julie & Jill's 'It should never happen to a working mum'.
'So there I was in my, very early twenties, with a toddler, very little money and lots of hard work ahead in order to secure our financial future. I won't pretend it wasn't hard, because it bloody well was! There were many nights that I would get home from a 16 hour day, feeling exhausted and a failure as a Mother for not having spent more than one hour with my child all day.'
'Of course I was running late. I haven’t been on time for anything since James and Duncan popped out, so slightly flustered I apologised my way into the headmistress’ office, three children draped round my neck, and a look of ‘just humour me’ on my face. No sooner had I sunk into the (definitely not IKEA) sofa, I caught the unmistakable whiff of ‘shitty nappy’.