£150,000 IN EDUCATIONAL GRANTS FOR LONE PARENTS

May 20 2011

Barclaycard today announced £150,000 in funding for educational and training grants, as part of the award winning Horizons programme, to help lone parents back to work. Research shows that even though 57% of single parents are already in work many more would like to be. £7 million have been donated by Barclaycard to entire programme since 2005 with 450,000 parents and children helped.

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HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CAREER DURING MATERNITY by Nisa Chitakasem

May 10 2011

What with all the preparation and changes that happen during pregnancy, it’s understandable that career development is not necessarily at the top of the priorities list when you’re about to bring a new life into the world.

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The power of motherhood

Apr 08 2011

I recently had a focus group with several London Mums about the pros and cons of motherhood. Specifically, we discussed how becoming a mother both boosts and challenges our lives. We wondered where mums get their physical and mental energy, their ability to multitask and motivation. We investigated the medical aspects of motherhood and we found out that it is now scientifically proven that pregnancy and child rearing enhance mental capabilities.

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