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

To the mumsnet Work Festival

As a SAHM for 14 years, I know how daunting it is to consider a return to work. The mumsnet Work Festival had been organised to address these fears. The … Continue reading

June 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

Does this mean I’m out of the domestic bubble?

This blog was started with a specific aim: to chart my journey out of the domestic bubble. Today I examine whether my lack of posting is a symptom that I’ve … Continue reading

June 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

Back to school

Four months ago I went back to school. It was a daunting experience, but ultimately challenging and rewarding. Here’s something of what I’ve learnt so far at the London School … Continue reading

February 15, 2013 · 2 Comments

Monday musings: can your face betray you?

Last week I bumped into a friend in the supermarket. She asked me what was wrong why was I looking so hassled? I was a little pissed off, having spent … Continue reading

February 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

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

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

My first award

Thanks Jeanette!

Another award

kreativeblogger

kreativeblogger award

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