Working mum

Fraudulent pregnant lady

Fraudulent pregnant lady

I feel a bit like a fraud. A few weeks ago I posted about how I was managing to work and be a mum and be pregnant (here). Whilst those tips certainly helped me maintain my professional life amidst being a mummy and wife and homemaker and baby-brewer, they couldn’t save me, and I started […]

28+ weeks

28+ weeks

I’m excited. I am happy. I am dreaming of our new little one and cannot wait to hold our baby in my arms and see Monte’s eyes water at the sight and sounds and smells of our newest child. I am happily crocheting a blanket and I feel it’s snuggliness and imagine wrapping up the […]

Pregnant working mum

Pregnant working mum

I put these three words together in a sentence and just the idea makes me feel exhausted. At 27 weeks into my fourth pregnancy I foresee the next 6 weeks of work as an uphill challenge. I work just three days a week. By the end of the third day I literally fall asleep when […]

Outdoors

Outdoors

Frost and a lone toadstool in a bunch of weeds. The other day it was -5 degrees and very frosty at 8am when I left for work. It was 0 degrees at work for most of the day, although it did get to 2 at lunch time. When I left for work, a little later […]

Getting ready…

Getting ready…

I love being on holidays. I love the slower pace. I love having the children home and I love listening to them play. I love playing with them too, and talking to them about their games, friends, plans and dreams. I love not having to do the morning rush with school uniforms, lunches and the […]