Family, Health, Writing

What happens when you blog less?

So, earlier in the year I decided to take a little break from the blog while we went on holiday. It was lovely just enjoying some family time and not doing any promotion - either through Twitter threads or Facebook groups. When we came back I decided not to return to the way I'd been… Continue reading What happens when you blog less?

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Children, Work

Getting my priorities straight

This year (2019) started off slightly strangely at work. I had my annual review and stated unequivocally that last year had totally put me off ever wanting to be a manager. The next day my boss called me in (this was on one of my intermittent trips to the real office) and confidentially told me… Continue reading Getting my priorities straight

Children, Work

Mummy guilt (part 1 of many)

Today has confirmed why I said no to the suggestion of promotion and why I still refuse to apply. Husband is away so it's me and the boys doing our thing. I took them to breakfast club, worked, did my second c25k run, and set about the horror of Thursday afternoon meetings. Started at 12.30… Continue reading Mummy guilt (part 1 of many)

home working set up, two monitors, laptop, printer, lots of mess, water bottle and jumper
Work

The temptation of the laptop

So the hardest thing about working from home is that you're always at work. Well so long as you're in the house that is. I'm having an evening where I'm re-evaluating my relationship with my laptop and my email. I've always been proud that I don't work weekends and I never ever have, in 12… Continue reading The temptation of the laptop