Lockdown Diaries – Week 5 – My Daily Routine

I talked a little bit last time about finding my lockdown groove and I thought it might be interesting to share my daily routine, the weekdays that is, the weekend is another story.  Perhaps without kids there is not much distinction between the Sundays and the Mondays but for us, the husband is not working on the weekends and those…
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Lockdown Diaries – Week 2

How has it even been a week already?  Days just blur into one another right now as the hours zip past in a big children, dogs and work soup.  As I mentioned in last week’s post we are heading into week four of lockdown in this house but truthfully if you told me it’d been a week I would not argue. …
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How to claim maternity allowance and do it right – a guide for …

Here is the post that I wish had existed when I started my research into maternity allowance (MA) for the self employed.  Here is the post that I wish someone had sent me when I was pregnant first time around, knew I would continue working part time and DID NOT claim MA.  Here is the post that is honest and…
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Lockdown diaries – week 1

A break from the norm.  Truly I want, nay need, the opportunity to get some of the thoughts out of my mind and somehow, for me, the process of physically writing them down often seems to release them.  Maybe you feel the same?  Maybe we can talk about it.  Maybe you just want to read and nod along in quiet…
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Mother’s Day – the one where we stayed home

Lockdown or no lockdown, I honestly cannot imagine a day much better than this.  The husband brought the new garden table (which has been hibernating in the garage since completion mid winter) out for a debut, Hunter picked some flowers from the garden, the sun shone a balmy nine degrees, we shared a giant stack of the best banana pancakes ever (scroll…
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