“What are we doing today?” Anthony asked me from the bed at our Las Vegas Hotel. It was the morning of our last day before we headed on to Los Angeles after a quick trip to show our kids the infamous Strip. “I’m not sure. Maybe take the kids to The Venetian. What do you … Continue reading How to get married in Las Vegas
Growing up I had a stay at home mother, as did most of my friends. One friend from high school had a mother who worked at a bank four days a week. This was so far out of the norm for me that for years I assumed she was the Bank Manager as there could be no … Continue reading Is being an entrepreneur the modern working mums equivalent to selling Tupperware?
Most of us look back fondly on our childhood and I have wonderful memories of growing up in Grace Street with an amazing group of friends. Over the years I lost contact with a lot of these friends, but it doesn’t change the memories that I have of them, and I kind of like that … Continue reading Simone
Whilst flicking through my Facebook feed this morning, this little gem popped up. It’s an advertisement for a real estate company in the US with a picture of a mother and her children with mess and chaos around her on one side. On the other side are two men in business suits casually smiling. The slogan … Continue reading What in the world were they thinking?!
Working from home with a child or children can be difficult, exhausting, inspiring and exhilarating! It all depends on how you manage it and of course what type of work you do. Being in charge of my calendar means that on the days I work from home I schedule calls at certain times when I’m … Continue reading How to work from home with a toddler
As I sit here at the cafe at David Jones amongst the designer women's wear, I'm reminded of how much department stores can be a refuge for new mums. In the half hour I've been here working on my laptop enjoying my coffee and almond croissant (you must try one) I've seen at least four … Continue reading Venturing Out of the House With a Newborn
Anthony and I were avid travellers prior to having our daughter, although we expected this to slow down once we had kids. After the initial newborn baby ‘far out, what have our lives become’ stage, we settled into a routine, life became a little easier and we started toying with the idea of travelling with … Continue reading 10 reasons why travelling with kids is awesome
About five years ago I was negotiating a make good with a Landlord on behalf of my client who was the Tenant. The expected payout for the make good was around half a million dollars, however the Landlord was wanting more than $2 million. It’s easy to become blasé when dealing with numbers like this, … Continue reading I Hope You Die
Our daughter is learning to talk, and we’ve been making an effort to tell her where we go when we leave the house. The other night I was telling her that Daddy was at work - “Daddy go work fly airplane” was her response and I was very proud of her for being able to put … Continue reading Mummy go gym…or work?
Last week one of my good friends resigned from her corporate job. She had been there for a number of years and is now going to pursue a career in natural medicine. We caught up for coffee and were talking about other people's perception of you when you resign and you are also a mum. We were laughing at … Continue reading 5 Myths About Working Mums