Here I am, at a real restaurant, on my table for one, having ‘me time’. That’s what we’re meant to do, right? ‘Me time’?
Happy Father’s Day! I’m not usually one for Hallmark occasions, but I do have a soft spot for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.
We aren’t doing anything special today. In fact, Jack made me breakfast this morning, not the other way around. As mundane and boring as that sounds, it is exactly what I need. Away from the ‘busy’ of late and into the ‘normal’ of every day life.
I love being a career-mum. Like, really love it. What do I do differently to other working mums that helps me love my life? Here’s my list.
Six months ago, my husband Jack volunteered to do the 750m swim leg of a team triathlon. 50 minutes in, he was pulled in by a JetSki, defeated and exhausted. Today, he crossed the finish line of the Bunbury Iron Man 70.3 in 5 hours. In just six months he has taught himself to swim,Read more about Why aren’t we asking dads how they ‘do it all’?[…]
Saying ‘no’ is an art that many people struggle with – they don’t want to let others down, miss out on opportunities or jeapordise a relationship – but it is a valuable skill to master and it doesn’t have to be difficult.
Reese McMillan is a mum of two living in a small close-knit town outside Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. For Reese, motherhood changed her career goals in a way she didn’t expect: it showed her just how much she was capable of and made her more ambitious. In addition to her full-time position managing environmental projects, Reese also cares for her two young children and her mother, volunteers for her church and still makes time for bubble baths! Reese has well and truly mastered organisation and time management!