Any working mum who’s ever experienced the dreaded working mum guilt will want to say a great big props to a radio presenter and fellow mum after she stood up to a Twitter troll who suggested she shouldn’t have a baby and a job. Susan Keogh from Kildare, Ireland who works for Today FM and is mum to four-year-old Faith, hit back at the unnamed man by posting an open letter revealing the guilt-fraught reality of juggling work and motherhood. Sharing it on Twitter, Susan begins her letter, ‘Dear Brave Man, I got your message.
In the 2009 film ‘Up in the Air’, Anna Kendrick plays, Natalie Keener, the anxious, ambitious, and freshly-graduated new hire at the company where George Clooney’s character, Ryan Bingham, works. (Photo: Paramount Pictures) “I took Tuesday off,” my roommate, a paralegal applying to law school, told me last night, the two of us bleary-eyed from long workdays, slouching in the living room of our Brooklyn apartment. “It’d be nice to work at home when I’m sick, but my boss doesn’t believe in it.” She was doing the work of two paralegals, as the law firm recently decided to downsize their administrative workforce, while getting the salary as one paralegal.