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Category Archives: Work Life Balance

 

Social Media Mum and her Helpful Husband

I’m on a bit of an ‘inspirational mums’ kick these days. I’m a big believer in being ‘inspired’ by others, rather than being more judgemental of yourself and your own achievements.  I also love it when people see a problem …

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Mumpreneurs, a Market and the Mama Bar!

Update: See below for our video from the Auckland Mama Market!

Remember how famished you get when pregnant or breastfeeding? You get into the ‘need food now’ state and just cram whatever you can find into your mouth. Well …

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Farewell to Hot Nanny

Last week our family said a sad Farewell to Hot Nanny. Unfortunately, for a number of reasons, our lovely nanny is leaving us to go to the big smoke of Wellington, close to her own family and new challenges.…

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Stay at Home Mum/Mom or Going Back to Work

It can be a bit of a shock going from independent, working woman to ‘mother’.  Even if ‘having a baby’ was something you’ve planned and longed for, it can still be a massive adjustment waking up each morning to feed, …

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Getting Out The Door….

Getting out the door with children at the best of times can be a mission. Throw in trying to get to work too and it’s even more of a mission.

Our house is chaos in the mornings. Hubbie and I …

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Working Mum

Before and during my pregnancy I had absolutely no intention whatsoever of being a full-time mum. The thought couldn’t have been further from my mind. In fact, I was determined to work right up to the point when I gave …

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Hot Nanny

Now listen to our Hot Nanny podcast.

I used to swear that I would never hire a hot nanny. How could a woman even contemplate such a thing? It’s hard enough having a strange woman come into your home to …

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Work Life Balance & Returning to Work

More than sleepless nights, toilet training and two year old tantrums, the hardest thing I’ve found about the baby years is reconciling my role as mother and worker. The work life balance and ongoing self-inquisition over how many hours and …

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