The blogs I’ll never write | Claire Nicholls

I went back to work at the start of term after six and a half months of maternity leave. I had thought that perhaps it’d change the direction of my blog. Perhaps there would be less wondering about parenting, less raging about the expectations of motherhood and more teaching, learning and pedagogical thought. I’m not sure it’ll work out that way though…

The thing is, my identity has been immeasurably changed through childbirth. Not necessarily in ways I’m happy with, and I’ve written a lot in previous posts about my struggle to retain my pre-motherhood self. Returning to work has been a…

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