As the outgoing tide uncovered the little stretch of sand amongst the pebbles, the children took possession of it, marking it as their own with their spades, pails, shrimping nets and their mother's camp stool.
Lena saw their strained, sullen faces, and suddenly it was more than she could bear. Was it not enough that she should have lost Alex? She fought, but loneliness and self-pity engulfed her...Laurel would have liked to have flung her arms round Lena...but horror kept her silent. She rushed to the door and flung it open. "Nannie, do come, Mum's ill or something." Then the two children raced out into the garden, pushing each other about and howling with laughter.
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The Girl's Guide to Being a Working Mum is the next instalment in the successful and award-winning Girl's Guide series. In their previous books, Caitlin Friedman and Kimberly Yorio have helped readers find their dream jobs, boss without being bitchy, and even start companies of their own. But what happens when a career girl becomes a mum and her world turns upside down? Can you maintain your ambition and momentum at work while still being the kind of parent you want to be? In The Girl's Guide to Being a Working Mum, the authors guide readers through every step of this tricky process, offering sage advice in their trademark accessible style. Working mothers themselves - and drawing on tips and stories from a host of other successful women - they know what it means to juggle the demands of home and office, and they're here to help the rest of us.Parenting.… (more)