Office Mum stories – Sarah Slattery

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“They think when you are on your laptop that you are not really ‘working’.” The interview series returns with Sarah Slattery – the mother of two and former Sales and Marketing director of Skytours travel agency started her own business in 2014, setting up thetravelexpert.ie, a blog that offers travel advice to Irish holidaymakers heading abroad. Thank ...

Office Mum stories – Louise Phillips

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"When you are home, the children come first, simply because they need you most" Louise Phillips is an author, mother and grandmother, and over the years has worked in a huge variety of jobs, using every type of childcare. Here, she shares her story of working parenthood, passes on tips she’s picked up, and explains why there's ...

Office Mum stories – Clare Holman

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“I think it’s a good example to set to your kids that mums work too, so on balance I’m pretty guilt-free, but nothing is ever quite perfect especially when you hear the words ‘Mama, STOP LOOKING AT YOUR LAPTOP AND PLAY WITH ME’!” This week’s interview is with Clare Holman – the Dublin mum of three ...

Office Mum stories – Alma Jordan

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“I do suffer with working mother’s guilt, but I wonder if this ‘guilt’ is something I am feeling based on what I believe others are thinking” The interview series returns after a summer break, featuring Kildare native Alma Jordan. After years in sales and marketing, the mother of one recently set up her own business, AgriKids, ...

Office Mum stories – Sinéad Fox

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“One of the key drivers for my moving job was that my previous role had very little flexibility and only allowed working from home in very special circumstances and on a temporary basis.” This week’s interview is with solicitor, blogger, and mother of three Sinéad Fox. She talks guilt and glass ceilings, presenteeism and batch cooking, and ...

Office Mum stories – Eimear Hutchinson

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“It may however be the case that even the most ambitious of women change their priorities when they have children and therefore they are happy to reside under the glass ceiling as it gives them the freedom to be home at 5.30pm.” This week I speak to Eimear Hutchinson, a mum of two girls, Aoife and ...