A year of self-employment

The 11th October 2018 will mark my one year anniversary of being self-employed. It’s been such an up and down journey, but overall, it’s been a very positive experience. In August 2017 I accepted redundancy from the company I’d worked for since I was 17 years old. It was a very daunting time, but I looked upon it as an exciting time. A time to start afresh, a new chapter. A chance to do something different that would make my life, and the lives of my family easier. On the 11th October 2017 I completed my very first self-employed job…. [Read More]

A new start (again!)

Toward the end of August I wrote a blog post about how I’d accepted redundancy from the company I had worked for, for 11 years. In the same blog post, I shared the good news that I’d managed to find another job. This was great because I’d managed to get another job within a short space of time. However, all was not as it seemed. There’s that saying that if something is too good to be true, then it probably is. Sadly the carer job didn’t work for a few different reasons, but thankfully I’m not the kind of person to… [Read More]

Can a routine be flexible?

I have blogged previously (click here to read post) about routine and whether you should live your life around your babies routine or whether your baby should just fit into your every day life. For the past few months Twin Daddy and I have definitely allowed the girls to dictate our lives. By that I mean we arrange our days and the times we go out to fit around nap times and when the girls eat. For example, when the girls were having two naps a day we would wait until after the second nap of the day to go… [Read More]