Parenting Working Mum

10 Housekeeping Tips For Working Mums

  • November 13, 2017

I hate cleaning. Don’t get me wrong, I love having a tidy house, but I’m not one of those people who enjoy housework. Time to clean is scarce between work, the school run, afterschool clubs, homework, dinner and everything else – there’s always something more important to do. I manage to keep quite a tidy house, though admittedly I only have one child to tidy up after so I do >>

Parenting Working Mum

How To Be An Organised Mum

  • October 24, 2017

I would bet money that working mums with school-aged kids have more on their minds than anyone else! Between work and school ‘admin’ my brain is fried at the moment. I’ve got several projects on the go at work – basically full-time work in part-time hours. Then I also have a 6-year-old at school, with forms coming home every day for various school trips, events, dress-up days and god knows >>


Ways To Cope With Last Minute Christmas Stress

  • December 20, 2016

Christmas is approaching fast, but if you’re a working mum you’re probably at work right up until the big day. It feels very “un-festive” working so close to Christmas and doesn’t really give you much opportunity to get everything sorted before the big day arrives. Hopefully, my list of ways to cope with last-minute Christmas stress will help…   Buy Batteries A small suggestion but if you forget the batteries >>

Parenting Working Mum

What Do You Do When Your Work-Life Balance Isn’t Working?

  • November 18, 2016

Around the same time that I started my blog 15 months ago, I was working 24 hours a week and doing around 2 hours a night freelance work. This allowed me to reduce my hours at work, do the morning and afternoon school run every day, and still pay my share of the bills. My aim was to up the freelance work, leave the office job behind, and have much >>