Parents – can we just accept we are all in this together?
Admittedly nobody has made me the boss of the universe and obviously this is a massive oversight but there you are but if there were to have made me the boss of the universe this is one of the first things I’d […]
At the start of 2014 it was a year full of possibility and looking to be a great year – the reality was very different, 2014 was the hardest year I have lived through and there were times when I wasn’t sure I would make it through. I struggled to blog last year – I […]
Littlest is doing all those great things that 10, nearly 11, month olds do –he’s discovered how to move and is scuttling around the place doing his 3 limbed sort of a commando crawl, he’s happily feeding himself and delighted to sit with us at the table, he’s fascinated with anything that is […]
I’m fairly certain that you are supposed to be super relaxed and laid back with a third baby – you’ve been there, done it and this time around you know that babies have cleverly evolved to survive (why else would their cries be like scratching nails down a blackboard?) and childhood amnesia means your […]
When I took maternity leave with both the girls it was very clear cut that I would not be taking a moment more than 26 weeks in total. If you take 26 weeks or less you get your own job back, if you take a second more they can give you an ‘equivalent’ job […]
A read around the press seems to suggest that society views stay-at-home mothers are bad creatures who should be back in the workplace creating GDP along with the rest of the worker bees but at the same time society is beating up working mothers for not being there for the developmentally important years and putting […]