My journey back to work post baby was a weird one. After a phased return using up annual leave, I hit full time work with a bang. And it was intense! 5am wake ups to put a full face of slap on before facing the tube, once or twice a month meeting clients in all […]Read More Ta-Ra to Full Time!
When you’re a mum, sometimes it’s the smaller things in life that make you smile. And it’s easy to get bogged down by the humdrummery of life. A constant cycle of laundry, changing nappies, a lack of self care, potential isolation, missing “normal” life. The list is endless. I knew my life was going to […]Read More Reasons to be cheerful
6 years down the line and Valentine’s Day has almost faded in to obscurity. Almost. Don’t get me wrong, if Mr forgot that it was Valentine’s Day, I may unleash my wrath upon him. Kindly, because I’m at work from today until Thursday, MIL has BB over night bowchickawowow….. or not. This is how the conversation […]Read More Valentines Schmalentines
Alex here! Happy Thursday from a really gross, grizzly and FREEZING London. This week has been a lot tougher than last week. Did I maybe get caught out being a little smug about how easy last Friday was? I’ve been lucky enough that in the UK, any annual leave that we accrue while on maternity […]Read More Upping the ante
Well hello there! Mum number 2 has arrived! Well…what I mean to say is I’ve finally emerged from the deepest darkest realms of my laundry basket. How can such a small being generate so much waste (and that’s not just the clothes!)? So…yep…I digress, I can’t avoid it any longer, those 3 small words…’back […]Read More And now the end is near…
That’s it. It’s done. 12 hours after leaving the house this morning and I’m sitting down with a green tea while the Mr puts BB to bed. As I look back, it’s been a good day, but the thoughts that filled my head last night as I sat on the sofa crying and begging Mr […]Read More Work work work work work
And all through the house, no creatures were stirring not even a…Read More ‘Twas The Night Before Mat Leave Ended