‘Key considerations for being a lawyer and a mum’ by Martine Barclay

‘Key considerations for being a lawyer and a mum’ by Martine Barclay

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I remember when I first told people I was pregnant for the first time, nearly nine years ago. I distinctly remember the responses from co-workers who were also parents and their responses were along the lines of “If you think you have no time now, you definitely won’t when the baby comes along” and “that’s it now, you’re time is no longer your own until your children are much older”. I smiled and thought, ‘I’ll be different’. How wrong I was. Nine years on and two children later, I have learnt so much. I think being a parent has to be the biggest personal development program you’ll ever go on, particularly for a woman. Below are eight key things I have learnt about being a mum while having a career…
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