Today I find myself at home with monkey for the afternoon. We have all been up since midnight as he has been sick all night. A couple of weeks ago he had a chesty cough and a day off nursery. Today? Today is 10 times worse! Seeing him and being there for him while he…… Continue reading When doing nothing is enough…
This week has been another busy one…there’s a pattern emerging here. Another Saturday that I’m up and ready to go to work when daddy takes monkey to swimming lessons. Luckily unlike last week, monkey is well enough to go. Last weekend he was really poorly and it was heart breaking. It’s the worst feeling in…… Continue reading Work, illnesses and Sundays off
This week I heard a Christmas song on the radio for the first time this year – it was the 16th November at the time. That’s 5 weeks away from Christmas. When I say it like that it doesn’t actually seem that long away, but it isn’t December yet. As soon as Halloween and Bonfire…… Continue reading Christmas – When is it acceptable?
I love being a full time working mum – I get the best of both worlds, working and building a career and spending my days off with my little monkey. I know I’ve commented on how busy I’ve been at work recently. That’s a reason why I perhaps don’t love it all the time. Here’s…… Continue reading When being a working parent is tough..
It’s been a couple of weeks since my last blog post. My last post was about motivation and what keeps me going. I’ve been pushed to the max over recent weeks so I’ve had to re read it a couple of times to keep me going. I had a weekend off over bonfire night so…… Continue reading It’s been a while…
This morning I’m laid in bed. I got home at about midnight last night and decided to take a few hours off today. I’m off to Pilates shortly, and i have already been up to make my salad and chop my fruit etc for my lunch at work later. I have been asked a few…… Continue reading Motivation & keeping it together
Today is World Mental Health Day. It’s a day for people who suffer, and have suffered with mental health problems to speak out about their experiences; to share with those not comfortable speaking out yet. Looking after your mental health is more important than eating healthy and keeping fit. It affects people in so many…… Continue reading World Mental Health Day