fromthedomesticbubble

travel with me from SAHM to working mum….

First Thoughts about Mumsnet WorkFest

I attended the first Mumsnet WorkFest on 15th June for personal and journalistic reasons. On the train home I put down my initial thoughts about the event. A show of … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Best Laid Plans…

The thing about juggling a family with any sort of work or course, where there is a rigid timetable, is the unexpected nature of family life. Things just keep popping … Continue reading

February 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Make like a hedgehog…or perhaps not.

Hibernate. vb. To spend the winter in a torpid state. And why not? I count myself as a Modern Hibernator. Each Spring, for the past eight or nine years, crocus … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · 1 Comment

Season of Unmellow Fruitfulness

Autumn has always been my favourite season.  It holds warm Indian Summers, dramatic, destructive storms and dark chilly nights in its wide grasp. In the last few years we have … Continue reading

October 19, 2011 · 1 Comment

Watershed Holiday

After a family holiday abroad and the return to work of Redundant Husband, the dust settled into what I thought would be normality.  Back to just me and the kids, … Continue reading

September 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Released from the Domestic Bubble

or Things I Should Have Told My Husband About The School Run Out I float into the ‘real world’. Quite where I have been for the last 12 years is … Continue reading

February 28, 2011 · Leave a comment

Can I have my kitchen back…?

A fly in the ointment. Impossibly successful husband who has kept a roof over our heads, food in the larder and me in designer sports clothes for the past 13 … Continue reading

February 14, 2011 · Leave a comment

Universal Truths

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a mum with children at school must be in search of a job. A few hours a week, between 9 and 3, Monday … Continue reading

February 13, 2011 · Leave a comment

Read on

High and dry on the shore-line of life?  Not quite empty nest? Under-employment of the brain? Read on:

January 26, 2011 · 2 Comments

My first award

Thanks Jeanette!

Another award

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kreativeblogger award

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