A letter to a busy mum

Dear mum, Please mum, stop a minute for me. Dad says you’re busy. He says you work hard until late at night when I’m asleep. He says there’s lots to do around the house and you’re trying to look after us children as well.┬áDad says I can’t come and see you because you’re working. I don’t know what that means, so I sneak up to your office. I try to talk to you, ask you to read me a story or take me to the park. We could go for a bike ride or run around the fields. We could…

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Job description v Reality. Role: Mother

I worked in recruitment in various guises for several years. I always found that the more honest a company was with their job advert, the more successful they would be in finding the ideal candidate. And yet, for the toughest and most important job in the world, you never hear the truth before applying. Job description part 1 – Pregnancy: Responsibilities: Grow a small person inside you for nine months whilst taking plenty of rest. Uniform: Immaculate maternity clothing. Appearance: Blooming. Hair: Thick and healthy. Size: increasing steadily for nine months. Drawbacks: You may feel slightly nauseous first thing in…

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