It's National Curry Week, so this week I feel honoured to interview Anjula Devi for my Wonderful Women series.
If there is one thing Patience Brewster is, it is an honest mum. Motherhood always came first, now and back in the late 70’s early 80’s, what she refers to as the dark ages, at a time when it was not so easy to work at home. No daycare at first, no computers. But it provided the best of both worlds as she illustrated children’s books with babies on her desk, and as her children got older, painted for galleries and for stationery companies and then designs for a huge international gift company.
We're often scared to follow our professional dreams as mothers aren't we? You, I, no doubt most women reading this blog post (those not yet mothers too) because most of us have the desire to have both-a family and successful career, yet so often, as women we're made to feel by others, perpetuated by the media and society as a whole, that we can't lead, achieve and reach the top of our profession, while raising a family.
People keep referring to me (kindly) as Superwoman (if only I looked that good in lycra-wait-a-minute who my kidding, I'd NEVER wear lycra) but truth be told, I'm asked quite a bit 'How do you do it?' so I thought I'd blog exactly how!
Motherhood+work=juggle. It's not brain surgery...unless you're actually a brain surgeon with children that is.