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Last day of my ‘holiday at home’

On the eve of going back to work, I wanted to fit in as much as I could into today. I was up early listening to a meditation track, then had a whole hour of writing time. Just as everyone … Continue reading

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Do you think that the whole work-life balance thing is a myth?

Article first published as Is Work-Life Balance for a Working Parent a Myth? on Technorati. We’ve all heard of ‘work-life’ balance and we all want a better one, but do we actually know what it is and when we’ve got … Continue reading

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Help decluttering your handbag

Why does the handbag remain cluttered? If yours is anything like mine, it’s a black hole containing many old tissues; receipts; loose change; crumbs (why is that?); make up; sweets without their wrappers; scraps of paper with half written lists, … Continue reading

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Interesting rubbish!

Sometimes rubbish on the floor can turn into something interesting to photograph. I glanced over at the other side of the room today and spotted a screwed up tissue in the shape of a dog. I asked one of my … Continue reading

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Time with the children individually

Today it was my youngest daughter’s birthday and we bought her a Maxi Micro scooter.  I decided to take her out on it by herself and spend some time with her; she loved having my undivided attention.  I then took my … Continue reading

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Batteries set to ‘recharge’

I have split this blog into two parts ‘batteries empty’ and ‘batteries on recharge’.  Up until today, I’d had ‘one of those weeks’ where everything has felt too much.  Fortunately I have just over a week off work now which I am … Continue reading

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Striving for your dreams

Work life balance I’ve recently made a work life balance adjustments which is working my 35 hour week over four days instead of five.  Although the days out of the house are long and the evenings shorter, the extra day at … Continue reading

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