I’m More Than ‘Just’ a Parent

When I got a job back in June 2018, I got a lot of comments along the lines of: “That’s nice, it’ll keep you busy won’t it?” While it was most definitely meant as a boost and nothing less than positive, it wasn’t. It was said with blissful ignorance and demeaned everything I had been […]

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I Gave Up My Career

A few months ago, I realised that I’ve lost a huge part of myself and, lately, I’ve felt lost for what route to take next. Since I was little, I have been a writer. I started writing poems, stories and scripts in my bedroom as a child and was at my happiest when I had […]

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Stay-at-home Parent Tackles Distant Learning*

As a stay-at-home parent, I put a lot of my career on hold when our son was born and in fact my career changed direction quite drastically. Before we had Joshua, I planned on living up north, working as a film-maker and writer and then having a family a bit later on in life. I […]

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