Do dads do things differently?

Do dads do things differently around the house?  This funny ad from GLAD about dad's first time alone with baby is worth a watch. https://youtu.be/eptIimg96qk   My husband is a lean engineer, meaning its his life's work to create and maintain efficiency.   Does he do that at home?  Well, in most cases I have …

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VLOG #05 – Parenting advice from my 7 year old and her bear

For this week's vlog, I'm delighted to introduce my 7 year old daughter, Sophia, and her favourite bear, Rainbow.  When I said earlier this afternoon that I was going upstairs to make my weekly video, I asked if she'd like to join me - and was happy she said yes! This is a totally unplanned and …

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VLOG #04 – Working parents and school holidays

In this week's vlog I'm talking about working parents and school holidays.  Most kids have 8 weeks plus of school holidays, while parents usually have less.  So there's your first logistical challenge right there!  I've found there are then two sorts of school holidays when you're a working parent - one where you are also on …

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Analysing my career options in my search for family business balance

Recently I wrote a post about being at a crossroads in my life.  The next stage I'm going through at the moment is thoroughly analysing my career options, particularly taking into account my search for family business balance.  I thought sharing this process may be interesting for some of you to follow, but I'd also …

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So what's next? At a crossroads in my life

I'm at a crossroads in my life.  Again. Until now, here's a quick summary of my life of the big crossroads, or "so what's next" moments in my life.... Born in Brisbane, Australia.  Baby, toddler development.  So what's next? Kindergarten and Pre School.  So what's next? Primary School.  So what's next? Our family moved from …

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