My Advice on Self Employment – Two Years In

Just over two years ago I took a huge leap of faith and handed my notice in to the company I had worked for since I was eighteen. My job role and hours had changed so much in the 14 years I’d been working for them but it got to…

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Ringing in Sick

I wanted to write this blog post when I was still in my day job. I remember creating this draft when I was off work sick with a problem with my neck. It was stress related – linked to my work – and I just remember how hard it was…

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Things I’ve Learnt in a Year of Being Self-Employed

Today marks a year since I took that huge leap of faith into the world of self employment. It feels like only yesterday and yet it feels like forever at the same time. It’s been a huge year for us as a family in so many way – finishing our…

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Being Productive When Working from Home

*This is a collaborative post When our extension was completed we put together a new work space for me, just a few months after I started working from home. I have a beautiful desk that fits well into the room, I have my laptop, a comfortable chair and piles of…

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A Massive Change for Us as a Family

Some of the first posts on this blog were about parenting and shift work, how hard it was with a baby and then two young children to manage family life around Hubby’s shifts. But it wasn’t something I was unprepared for, he had always worked shifts, it was pretty much…

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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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Carving a Career for Yourself

Every so often I sit at my desk at home, reading other people’s blogs, seeing their videos in my social media feeds and it hits me. How amazing it is to not only work from home but be one of so many people carving out a career for themselves from…

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