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Schedule-Free Summers Aren’t Realistic For Working Mums

Every year around this time, the Internet explodes with articles encouraging families to toss their virtual agendas and let kids enjoy a schedule-free summer. These posts wax on about how special it was to grow up in the eighties and nineties without the modern pressure we have to over-excel. With babies enrolling in gymnastics classes […]

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Hiring A Housekeeper Saved My Sanity

   I Hired a Housekeeper to Save My Sanity and Have No Regrets  Whether we’re stay-at-home mums, or working mums, or even work-at-home mums, most would probably agree that juggling parenting with our other responsibilities is hard. There are laundry piles to tackle. Sticky dishes piled in the sink calling our names. Meals to cook […]

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Five Ways You Can Support A New Working Mum

Being a working mum is hard. Being a brand-new working mum is even harder. No matter how much a woman loves her career, her job, and her baby, navigating the working world as a mum can be difficult, especially early on. From the sheer logistics she’ll tackle to the complicated emotions she’ll experience, a new […]

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21 Things Only Mums Who Pump at Work Know

You probably never thought you’d be sitting ta-tas out just a wall away from your boss, but here you are, diligently subjecting yourself to the tiny torture-device better known as a breast pump in the name of feeding your child that sweet, sought-after breast milk. The things we do for our kids, amirite? Whether your […]

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Motherhood Gave Me Dreams I Didn’t Know I Had

It’s funny how dreams change. For example, when I was in fifth grade, I remember wanting to be a veterinarian. That transformed into a lot of different things over the years. For a while, it was a paediatrician, then a criminal psychologist, and once it was even an FBI agent. I dreamt of those things, […]