Christmas. Is it really all women’s work?
Sorry to put a downer on your Tuesday but these kinds of stories need to be shared.
So, even though your own experience might be something you never want to tell people about, you know you’re not alone.
I have several single friends who have chosen to become single mothers.
I didn’t choose it, but my four years as a single mum were extremely special.
But, whether it was a choice or not, what do you tell your kids about where they came from?
Check out this expectant mum’s story:
A friend sent me this article recently.
She said, despite the negative title, it left her feeling empowered.
I have to say I agree.
For so long we’ve been told we can successfully juggle motherhood with work.
Successfully? Not so much.
Any working mother knows the guilty feeling of not being at work because her child is sick.
Or of being at work when her child is sick.
Or the guilt at leaving work right on time to race to pick up your child.
And the guilt at finding he’s the last one left at childcare.
I could go on and on about the difficulties of being a working mum but right now I’m happily ensconced in the cocoon that is maternity leave.
This is a long article – read it if you have the time.
This should be read not only by those who haven’t yet had kids but by those who have…
Read to the end, it’s hilarious!
I’m not much of a shopper but I do know the importance of having a place to stop, to collect your thoughts about that $250 cardigan you almost bought, and to let your kids get the ‘crrrr-azy’ out of their systems.
This is long overdue in Hobart:
What would you do??