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My year is over - what now?

My year is up. I have to decide what I’m going to do next. I’m really not sure.

On one hand, it sure is nice having me home to take care of the dogs and keep the house clean and do miscellaneous other things that make my husband’s life and my own life much easier and happier.   219 more words

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End of an era... start of a new adventure!

Well that’s it! My last working day with Pets at Home until May 2018. There are so many emotions running through me at the moment. Excitement and happy nerves, but anxiety is rearing its ugly head… the fact that Ben is now the ONLY bread winner in the house is my biggest pang of anxiety! 382 more words

It's the small victories!

We’ve been in Canada just under a month (18 days to be exact) and it feels like home already. Time has flown and we’ve been exploring this city as often as our budget allows! 594 more words


The Four Epiphanies*

I’ve given myself four life-changing objectives for the 6 months that I’ll be away. While that might seem a little ambitious, I want to get as much out of this experience as possible and frankly, I just love a list. 391 more words

Taking A Career Break Need Not Break Your Career

We all reach a point in our careers where we have to make that choice between work and family. Whether to put one on hold in favour of the other or to make them both go hand in hand. 733 more words


A Weekend in Paris (with kids)

Paris is just a three-hour train ride or a one-hour flight from Basel, yet still I could almost see us somehow not finding the time during our year-long career break to visit it.   1,850 more words


Career Break - One Year On

About this time last year I put in my two weeks notice at a job I had been with for 9.5 years.

At the beginning, I was terrified. 205 more words

Career Break