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

My mother presents her sister with the town beauty queen trophy

May 10, 2012 · 4 Comments

MAY I tell you something about someone else…?

People are always telling me how wonderful other people they know are.  My reaction, secretly, is ‘oh yeah’.  This isn’t because I’m jealous that they’re not calling me wonderful, amazing … Continue reading

May 3, 2012 · 1 Comment

My Friend’s Advice…

My good friend, who usually has very sound  advice, told me that the pre-Christmas term (we mums work to a school timetable) was not the time to start a new … Continue reading

November 23, 2011 · 5 Comments

Avoidance

This week, instead of job-searching and starting my novel, I have: met friends for coffee, been to a Boden sale, had a free Bootcamp session, read Saturday’s Times on my … Continue reading

September 30, 2011 · 3 Comments

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

Working Title

The problem, I have discovered, with writing a blog about being a Working Mother, is that on your return to the Domestic Bubble, there is not enough time to write … Continue reading

April 4, 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

Husband-in-the-garden-not

Redundancy has been re-named ‘gardening leave’. This is an interesting term as the redundant husband has not approached the garden but continues to disrupt the smooth workings of the household. … Continue reading

February 27, 2011 · Leave a comment

My first award

Thanks Jeanette!

Another award

kreativeblogger

kreativeblogger award

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