Leaving behind a crying child

I wonder if it ever gets easier. That moment when you have to hand over your child and they cling to you with all their strength, crying for their mother not to leave them. You put on a brave face and reassure them that you love them very much and will be back with them […]

Sick Children and Lessons We Learn Along the Way

It’s the busiest week of my year and obviously this is when my child gets sick. That’s good old Murphys Law right there. As if I wasn’t going to be up all night working I now have a second reason to forget about sleeping. Am I the only one who can’t help but have a […]

5 Tips for Staying Motivated as a Working Mom

I wrote this for someone else when they were having a bad day. So it is rather ra ra. Take it for what it is –  a pep talk for when life gets tough. Schedule quality time with your children. I once heard of a mom who had regular ‘dates’ with her children. This entailed […]