An MP that ‘gets’ mothers? Is that possible? Welcome Jo Swinson

As part of free The Confident Mother online conference, earlier this week I interviewed MP Jo Swinson, Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs.  Interestingly Jo is also Minister for Women and Equalities. Jo is the Minister responsible for the new Shared Parental Leave rules which were announced on 1 December 2014 and comes into effect for babies due on or…

What is the secret to being a confident mother?

Two weeks into The Confident Mother online conference, and forgive me if I feel a little weary. The late nights, the pressure (self-imposed) to blog daily, the stress level rising when a speaker can’t connect, the constant worry that a speaker would cancel on me at the last minute … seriously, I am feeling physically tired. However I…