Working from home

My working from home ‘triumph’

Flexing my home-working muscles… Back in October last year, I decided enough was enough and submitted a flexible working application. I was finding it tough to work full-time (37.5 hours

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When work gets in the way

Don’t you just hate it when work takes you away from things you value the most? Image credit: David Castillo Dominici | You may have noticed that I’ve been


You're not cross are you?

I’m being asked this question a lot at the moment.  My 3-year-old wants to know.What I want to know is, what am I doing wrong to make her continually ask


When work takes over

I have never been so glad to see the weekend than I am today.  This week has been the longest, busiest and most stressful one since I returned to work


Show me the funny

I’m feeling rather low at the moment.  I’ve written about how hard I’m finding it being back at work full-time and it really is no joke.I seem to have lost


Back to work

I left my children today.  I got them up early, got them dressed and fed…and then left them. You see, it was my first day back at work since having


A new year… and a plan revealed

At the start of 2012, I made a New Year’s promise to my children. A promise that this year will be different. And I’m determined to keep it.But how will


A New Year's promise

Dear Olivia and William,2011 has been a fantastic year for our family.  William, you forged your way into our home and hearts from the moment you were born and I