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The end of an era

And so it ends. After 9 years I’ve just walked out of the first real job I’ve ever had. Sjoe… Emozions! Am I afraid that in the middle of next week I’m going to be defeated by my children and call my now ex-boss and beg for my job back? Hell yes! But I’m also choosing to stay positive. I’m looking forward to sleeping in late till 7 every day. (This is late for us).  I’m looking forward to not rushing the kids in the mornings. I’m looking  ...

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What’s happening over in our neck of the woods

I’m sitting here at my desk, looking at my content calendar and I’m just not feeling any of the posts I have written down. I think it’s because I’m in this transitional phase where I am finishing up having a 9-5 office job and taking on the role of Stay At Home Mom, Homeschooler and Freelancer. I mean, it’s big mental shift. Also there’s so much admin that comes with resigning and taking on a freelancing role. But I’m really looking forward to it  ...

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A Leap of Faith and Big Life Changes

On Friday we celebrated Eid-ul-Adha but besides that Friday the 1st of September 2017 also marked two other very significant occasions: It was officially 19 years later for Harry Potter as he stood on Platform 9 3/4 seeing Albus off to Hogwarts, meaning that the timeline has come to a close and It was officially the first day of my last month at Parent24. That second one’s a pretty big deal for me because for the first time in my life, I’m not going to have a 9-5 office  ...

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The One With The Infected Gallbladder

Guys, do you remember a couple of months ago when my gallbladder tried to murder me? I was hospitalised for a small procedure that would put removal surgery off for at least 6 months but oh no, my gallbladder is a son of a bitch (sorry for my language but it’s been a hell of a bladdy week), and decided it would give me 2 months instead. Let’s time travel a couple of weeks back. On Thursday, I was quietly dying at work. On Friday, I was dying quietly at my mother’s house.  ...

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