Life as an Introvert Mum

In case there are any extroverts reading this, I’ll start by explaining what an introvert is and isn’t. We don’t hate people in general. We aren’t necessarily painfully shy. We won’t run away if you try to talk to us. The best explanation I’ve heard of the difference between introverts and extroverts is that extroverts are energised by being around…

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Creating my Logo with DesignEvo

While I would love to be creative, the truth is I have no drawing skills whatsoever. Until now I have just been using the basic header that came with my template for this blog because my attempts at designing my own were dreadful. So when DesignEvo offered me the chance to try out their logo design service I jumped at…

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The Many Shocks of New Parenthood

When I decided I wanted to have a baby I knew nothing about babies. Despite being almost 30, none of my close friends had babies and there were no babies in my family. In hindsight I think that was probably for the best. Had I known what I was letting myself in for I’d have been researching vasectomies instead of…

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Why I love my Portfolio Career

Everyone knows that the days of a “job for life” are long gone. We live in a world of redundancies, outsourcing and zero hour contracts. For parents, a traditional job is often not realistic due to the lack of flexibility and the cost of childcare. For all of these reasons, we are starting to see the rise of the portfolio…

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How to Become a Work at Home Mum – My Story

Becoming a work at home mum (or WAHM) is a goal for a lot of mums. Traditional jobs often lack the flexibility that parents need to be there for their children and childcare costs can outweigh the benefits of working outside the home. For me, becoming a work at home mum seemed quite a natural step as my mum was…

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