Today marks the official start of my maternity leave. I get that it's odd for it to start on a Bank Holiday, but it seems working full-time condensed hours confuses things when it comes to what's classed as 'holiday' and what isn't. I plan to celebrate by scoffing a cake the size of my head… Continue reading Maternity Leave Starts Here
It's been a while since I've posted a weekly vlog over on YouTube. In fact, the last weekly vlog I filmed was back in August! Here it is... https://youtu.be/DazsSR4XFTo I've been meaning to post it for ages and when I heard that this week (1st - 5th October 2018) is National Work Life Week in… Continue reading Vlog: Working away from home
Ah man! Vlogging, blogging, working full time, being a mum and everything else is hard! But you don't want to heat me moan. Today I was going to upload last week's edited vlog. The one where I spent most of the week travelling on motorways or in hotels for various work events. That vlog is… Continue reading Being kind to yourself and an Insta takeover
Living in an apartment with a baby or toddler is odd. In many ways it has it's advantages. Certainly in the early days I loved being on one level so that I could easily keep an eye on Elliott on his play mat as I got on with chores. But tell someone that you live… Continue reading Tips for apartment living with a baby or toddler
If you're a regular reader of this blog, you will know I make no secret about the fact that I am an older mum. I gave birth to Elliott at the age of 36 and I am currently strapped into the passenger seat of a speeding car and hurtling towards my 40th birthday (I turned… Continue reading Healthy older mummy?
Let's face it, whether you work or not, being a mummy is bloody hard work. Rewarding and enjoyable? Yes, but hard work nonetheless. Back in May I returned to work on full time condensed hours. This means I work 36 hours over four days instead of five so I still get to spend Friday's with… Continue reading Survival tips for busy working mum’s
I got paid on Friday and I so desperately wanted to hit the shops. I love a good pay day haul. I love watching them on YouTube, but mostly I love 'creating' one for myself by going on a good old shopping spree. Sadly with the house move on the horizon (if we ever find… Continue reading Pay Day Haul