Photo by Alex Blăjan I was chatting with a Dad at his son’s birthday the other day, and we discussed how quickly the last four years had gone, but then how it also seemed just like yesterday when we were in the local maternity ward. And I heard that old saying reverberate in my head,… Continue reading Make 2018 your most memorable year
Sometimes this superwoman (or superman) role is just too much. Sometimes we have had enough of being the answer to it all. What are we having for dinner? What time is the birthday party? How many days till Christmas? Where are my jandels? Sometimes, we just want to hop in the car and leave. Even… Continue reading Superpowers for the overwhelmed parent
She wore a bohemian dress, and had long flowing hair. I think her feet were bare, but I know her children’s definitely were. Her voice was soft and easy. Despite three children and a dog in tow she looked as though she didn’t have a care in the world. Although she was on her way… Continue reading Do you play the comparison game? Find out when it might be okay to.
Job description Fixed term management role available for a highly functioning person able to quickly fill the shoes of… well, superwoman. Your hours will vary without notice. But on average you will work 80 hours per week. The job entails many tasks, with lots of variation to keep things interesting. Cooking and cleaning tasks are… Continue reading Mums: Our superwoman role and the mental workload
To my girls, You know who you are… You are a mum who loves her children with a love so intense it’s sometimes unbearable. You are a mum who worries she’s not good enough for her children. You feel that you aren’t equipped for this job. It’s too damn hard most days. You are scared,… Continue reading You are enough