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

Time to take stock…

Looking for a slot in the working world after a (lengthy) sabbatical spent having children, shopping and going to the gym, your blogger embarked on a journalism course. This meant … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 4 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

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

You can’t always get what you want…

Close followers of my words (you’re now in double figures!) will wonder if I am serious in my byline claim. I write a lot about ‘stuff’ from ‘antisocial behaviour’ to … Continue reading

March 15, 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

Time flies when…….

………you have no deadlines to make. I am managing to keep my promise to my blog: ie not to neglect it.  However, my other aims, that of writing stories or … Continue reading

July 12, 2011 · 2 Comments

My Brain is an Engine

“Work can wait till Autumn, can’t it?” The words echo hollowly. I’ve been so busy with end-of-term stuff that there’s little time to think of myself and gainful employment.  I … Continue reading

June 30, 2011 · Leave a comment

Creating a Portfolio Career

Now that my Return to Teaching course is over, I can get back to Job-Hunting.  There are a few major obstacles to this: The summer. With the long days, and … Continue reading

June 21, 2011 · 1 Comment

My first award

Thanks Jeanette!

Another award

kreativeblogger

kreativeblogger award

Froth…