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The frantic juggle of homeschooling and homeworking

The frantic juggle of homeschooling and homeworking

I have been thinking a lot about the past year and how we deal with the juggle of homeschooling and working from home. It is really tough and a lot of parents are struggling. We have tried 2 different tactics during this time, the first lockdown was different to this time around. Here are my tips on how to manage the juggle and some interesting stats from parents who are currently trying to master the juggle! VIEW the POST

Top tips for Mums getting back to work

Top tips for Mums getting back to work

Returning to work after time off to care for small children can be scary. If you’ve been away from the workplace for a while, you might feel nervous, worried about whether your skills are rusty, or just sad about having less time to spend with your children. I remember thinking that some of my colleagues were acting like my children at times! If you’re planning a return to work and not sure where to start, try some of these tips to help you.  VIEW the POST

How to practice self-care when working from home

As we settle into autumn, working from home is the new normal. While answering emails in your PJs may have been fun at first, the work-from-home lifestyle can be difficult to maintain. Feeling burned out? In need of some TLC? I have some solutions…. Personally, I love working from home as I am a homebird, but I can see how it would effect people in different ways.

Getting the most from a gig economy

Getting the most from a gig economy

In the United States, nearly 14 million self-employed people work from home. A majority of these are mums that are trying to balance two lives while generating income for the family. Today’s digital global economies have opened the door to new opportunities in the form of e-commerce. Social media and dedicated work sites have created a “gig economy” that lets the work-at-home parent have the best of both worlds.VIEW the POST

Our trip to Cornwall – 25 weeks old

Our trip to Cornwall – 25 weeks old

My little princess is now 25 weeks old, yes that is very nearly 6 months! EEK! Isla has been loving our trip away, she has been enjoying the beach and making the most out of the room to commando crawl across the place and pinch all of Noah's toys.   So the commando crawling is going really well, she is getting very strong and can make it across the room extremely quickly. She pulls herself up on to both hands and both knees now and does the classic baby rock. She has used her arms a few times, but I don't think she quite realises what she is doing with them yet. Her quickest manoeuvre is to pick her self up on to all fours, rock and body slam to a free falling position! She's doing her sky fall James Bond impression, its quite funny.   She is weaning really well, she absolutely loves ...