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A Working Mum At The Park

As a working mum, it’s hard to take time out but I promised the Meatball I’d take him Pokemon hunting during the holidays. I came to a compromise and this became the office on Friday. When I quit my job 6 years ago, I certainly didn’t envision that a half dozen years later, I’d have the ability to work from wherever I wanted, as long as I had my phone and laptop with me. I am always thankful for all the blessings…

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5 Ways To Save Your Sanity When You’re In Business

Having your own business can drive you to the brink of exhaustion. All-nighters, the stress of employing people, never seeming to have enough cash, trying to finding more business, staying ahead of the competition, the list goes on. These things take a toll and can lead to burnout. Here are 5 tips to help keep you sane without hitting up the freezer and demolishing a whole tub of ice cream. Keep your “why” front and centre at all times I…

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I’m Not Lucky

Last week I told an acquaintance that my family and I went to Hawaii for the Meatball’s 10th birthday. After the requisite squeal, I heard my most despised 3 words:   “YOU’RE SO LUCKY!”   Well, I didn’t win the lotto, I didn’t receive an inheritance from a long lost relative nor did I dig up a treasure chest full of gold in my backyard. So I don’t really see how luck came into play. I was able to have…

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School Holidays and the Working Mum

When you run a business from home, nothing screws up your routine like school holidays. The constant need for the Meatball to be entertained, fed and supervised makes me appreciate the reliability of our regular routine when school is on. I dread the Easter holidays even more than usual though. With the Meatball’s, his best friend’s and my father in law’s birthdays and the Easter long weekend all happening in those 2 ever so short weeks, they create the perfect…

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