The Future isn’t ‘just’ Female

I keep seeing slogan tees and accessories everywhere – in shops, in online stores and across social media – that say, simply, The Future is Female. I have seen them so many times now that I just had to write about it because, as much as I’m for empowering women…

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What do you do?

Now that I’ve moved from my old traditional day job to work as a blogger life couldn’t be better. We have a good balance, I get to be at home with the children and I finally feel like life and work take up the right amount of time each. But,…

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On Just Letting It Go

I realised, just before I gave up my day job last year, that I was stressed, emotional and often angry and frustrated at the smallest of things. When I left my job to be at home full time I took the opportunity to make a change. It wasn’t a conscious…

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Can you imagine a life without Disney?

I was thinking the other day how different life would be like without Disney in it. Not just how different life would be but how different I would be too. Disney is such a huge part of everyone’s lives and I am sure it has played a part in shaping…

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Student Discount Cards – Just Because it’s Legal doesn’t make it Right

Back in 2001 I was a student. I was at college, living at home and working part time. I had very little money and the money I did have I tried to make go further by using any discount available – including my student discount card at the time. I…

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The Social Stigma of having Family in Prison

Growing up I had to tell everyone that I only had one brother. My parents told me to not mention my oldest brother at all, to act like he didn’t exist and to only talk about him at home. But, I had another brother. He was ten years older than…

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What sort of Digital Imprint are we leaving for our Children?

As a blogger I am really aware of having our whole lives online. I always have our family security at the back of my mind, not wanting to give away too much. I have always seen this blog, foremost, as a place to record memories and milestones, to really document…

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