Rushing to put on my jacket at the front door this morning at 6.27 precisely, meaning I have 8 minutes until the train pulls in at the station, I look back to see two sad little faces at the top of the stairs. Both in their Batman & Toy Story pyjamas, both still warm from…Read More
Questions from a 4 Year Old
‘Hey Mam? Remember when yesterday – yesterday – yesterday and yesterday we had no crèche?’ That’s how Rian counts days in the past and days in the future. Yesterday-yesterday-yesterday is his way of referring to last Sunday for example, if today is Thursday. And if today is Thursday, tomorrow-tomorrow-tomorrow is how he refers to next…Read More
Balance, Is It Really A Choice?
Those of you who read my ramblings on a regular basis might have noticed one or two posts where I’ve spoken about how tricky I’ve been finding balancing everything – work, kids, creche viruses and just generally trying to keep all the plates spinning more, and my head spinning less. Spoiler, the plates weren’t spinning…Read More
Finding the Balance – The Working Mother
“What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” -Sheryl Sandberg Maybe it’s just me, or maybe it’s not me but just a phase I’m going through right now. Whatever ‘it’ is, it has me feeling very uncertain about things in my life at the moment. Maybe it’s because 40 is hurtling down the road at…Read More