Self-employed? Work from Home? Family Suffering?

I have most recently been self-employed since 2012…with a few very steep changes to life and health during that time.   It’s a privilege to be able to work from the comfort of your own home but it can also be a drawback, either to your business or to your family life.   I know many people who struggle to strike that healthy balance between business and home life. Some have no boundaries in terms of the number of hours...

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The Incy, Wincy, Tinsy Little Lies We Tell Our Children

I treasure mealtimes with my girls, it’s our chance to catch up on the day’s events and to get assurances for anything that might have upset, angered or made us falter a little…a bit like group therapy, now I think about it. One such mealtime, we were chatting away and conversation came to something a child told my eldest (who teaches part time, at one of those places that parents drop their kids off to straight after school). So this usually...

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No Longer Essential  VS No Longer Needed

  If you too are in this position, I’m sure you will agree that parenting is the scariest thing in the world…mostly wonderful, but like a really good thriller, the scary parts literally make your heart stop! You want the very best for your child/ren , actually, you want better than you had…isn’t that what we all aspire to as parents, to give our children the life and the opportunities that we, for whatever reason did not have? If like...

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