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Oh dear, I've come over all crafty

Being on maternity leave has meant that I now have the time to perform crafty projects! While bub sleeps and when the will to perform the endless amount of house work has left me, my mind wonders to what type of potential projects I could do to fill my time. 244 more words

Stay At Home Mum

Destination Hong Kong

Let me set the scene. You’re happily ensconced in your cosy Sydney world, passing the days in parks and preschools with two tiny offspring while your workaholic husband does his thing. 266 more words


Yes to lost minutes

Saying ‘yes’ is catching up with me. Sometimes, if you write something down in a list it helps you to see that actually there isn’t that much to sort out, so here goes… 250 more words


I Don’t Give a Rats About the Gender Pay Gap!

I sat down to write this column about five times.

First time, my son convinced me to help him build a cubby house instead – great fun! 665 more words

Keeping The Faith

A long time coming.

Crikey, it’s been ages. Like, you probably don’t even remember me, or that I even started this blog sort of ages. Sorry about that.

Time seems to have a new relevance and meaning now. 837 more words


Guilty Working Mum

My daughter is usually in a hurry to get to school and eager to be first in line before they go into their classroom. However, for the last couple of weeks she has insisted that instead of saying goodbye in the courtyards, I walk her to her class and give her a hug and kiss. 369 more words


Jobs and children. It's a difficult combo...

We’ve lived in Derbyshire for nearly a year now and I couldn’t put off getting a job any longer. I’ve tried hiding in the boiler room so the husband didn’t notice I was still at home, and making a packed lunch and disappearing for a few hours a day but he found me out eventually. 955 more words