• On not getting anything done when you have small children

    October 12, 2016

    Is it possible to get anything done when you have small children? If so, how? I wrote a post about getting nothing done when you have a newborn right back when I had a newborn and I think of this often nearly two years on. Mainly because *whispers* I’m not entirely sure anything has changed.

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  • Conversations with mum guilt

    May 2, 2016

    Oh mum guilt, and its many manifestations. It’s a funny old thing, isn’t it? The conversation often goes something like this:

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  • Shhh! The secrets of the nursery day…

    April 7, 2016

    Just want to start out by saying I love my amazing children more than life itself, but sometimes having a break is great, isn’t it? Motherhood can be ever-so-slightly full-on when you’re ‘on’ from the crack of dawn – and throughout most of the night – and during the waking hours you’re everything, from a human…

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  • Everything I’d rather do than my tax return

    January 13, 2016

    One of the best decisions I made after having a baby – in fact, ever, I think – was to go freelance instead of returning to my pre-baby, 9-5 (8.30-7)  job. It’s made my post-baby work / life balance better in ways I could never have imagined, and has allowed me to do things I…

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  • The problems with being a work-from-home parent

    March 28, 2014

    For well over a year now,  ever since I decided not to go back to my pre-baby job, I‘ve been working as a freelancer. It has been, for the most part, brilliant. I have work-life balance for the first time in my career, get to be my own boss, love what I do and spend lots of…

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  • Talking TalkMum

    May 8, 2013

    I’ve been meaning to write for a while about what I’m now doing work-wise, and for various teeth and sleep related reasons I’ve not quite got round to it just yet. I will soon, but in a nutshell I officially finished maternity leave at the start of the year and have been freelancing part-time since January. One…

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