Working Mums Club

Working Mums Club
A place for working mums to learn from each other, be inspired, build better careers, and be better mums.
Created 15 Aug 2021
  • Tips from author mums on how to raise young readers
    10 Jan 2022 • 5 min read • 1 0
    Growing up, I devoured books. Reading opens your mind and fuels your imagination and sense of wonder; there really is no other joy like it. In this age of everything on screens and resulting low atten...
  • How taking an ice bath showed me the power of my mind
    03 Jan 2022 • 3 min read • 3 0
    I truly hate being cold. I always need a jumper; I take very hot showers; and sleep under a thick duvet, even though I live in Dubai, perhaps one of the warmest cities in the world. Taking an ice bath...
  • Priority for 2022: Being intentional
    27 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 4 4
    The last few days of 2022 and I’m fleeting between needing rest and feeling restless to plan how I am going to maximize my next year. I feel like in 2021 this has been my ‘always state’, playing tug o...
  • It’s the most wonderful time of the year
    20 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 7 0
    It’s that wonderful time of year in Dubai when you can enjoy wearing a cozy jumper while sipping on hot chocolate outdoors. It was a beautiful, sunny 20 degrees Celsius as I drove to work this morning...
  • Tools that save me at least 12 hours per week
    13 Dec 2021 • 3 min read • 3 1
    I’m writing this newsletter from the beautiful shores of Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi. Saadiyat Island is a natural 27-kilometer island on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, home to the Hawksbill turtles. We...
  • What is your relationship with time?
    06 Dec 2021 • 4 min read • 4 4
    2021 has flown by. Do we say this every year!? I do. I graduated from university, 20 years ago. I lived in Spain, 15 years ago. I got married 5 years ago. I remember everything as if it happened yeste...
  • Practicing gratitude really is a game changer
    29 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 3 3
    Thanksgiving is my favourite secular celebration. Although we don’t celebrate it in our home, in the run up to it we receive so many messages about it, enough to remind us repeatedly how important it ...
  • Working mum quits corporate job to follow her dream at age 50
    22 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 2 2
    I had some interesting responses to my last post that probed whether anyone had a plan b. It seems like it is something many think of, especially those of us in full-time corporate jobs. Finding the h...
  • Do you have a Plan B?
    15 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 3 2
    I have never really worried about having a so called Plan B. I have always had a job with some source of income. However, I have always had to work hard for it. I have no issues working hard, but as I...
  • How do you talk to your kids about money?
    08 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 4 0
    Over the weekend, my mum brought over a piggy bank for my almost 4-year-old daughter, Ria. Filled with jelly cubes to begin with; the jelly is now in her belly and what’s left is a piggy bank with a f...
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