And what about if ‘work’ meant recording documentaries in Fiji or China? The BBC’s Madeline Morris took two year old Scarlett with her when recording a short series of documentaries. Changing nappies, dealing with vomit, all bread and butter for every parent, but more challenging when you’re trying to work as well. Morris has, “plenty more tales of bodily fluid woe, like the one where I found myself holding Scarlett over a bathtub in Fiji, while my interviewee hosed her down after an unfortunate exploding nappy incident. How is that for changing the reporter/guest dynamic in an instant?”
Read the rest of the article here, and let me know whether you’ve taken your children with you to work.