7 Reasons Why I am Pretty Certain We Are Only Having Two Children

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When we had our first child, we were delighted to start our little family that we always wanted.  In our plans, we always knew we wanted a second child. We did not want our daughter to grow up without a sibling, and be ‘alone.’ Both my husband I come from big families, I have four […]

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Part 2: Equally Shared Parenting – A Husband Speaks Out

I wrote this week about How We Strive for Equally Shared Parenting in our home, this is my husband’s point of view. This only has minor edits from me, I did not change any content. Oh and he reminded me that we do have a lot of friends in our circle where the fathers are […]

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Part 1: Our Journey of Equally Shared Parenting

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This is part  1 of a post on our family’s journey of equally shared parenting. Part 2 was posted here, which is my husband’s take on this! “A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.” ― Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the […]

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5 Ways The Impostor Syndrome Can Help Your Career (if you embrace it) 

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‘What am I doing here? I have been lucky so far in my career. I am going to be caught out, and they will find out that I don’t know what I am doing!’ The anxious voice inside your head that is the impostor syndrome. If you are a high achieving female, you are even more prone to it. […]

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How to Stop Networking And Start Building Relationships

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When I hear the term ‘networking’ I want to run a mile, being naturally an introvert the language creates discomfort. I know that networking is a critical aspect of building my professional and personal network. But I still picture it as an awkward scenario whereby I am standing around making small talk. What helps is when […]

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The Maternal Wall: How to Disrupt Bias Against Working Mothers

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“One of the worst career moves a woman can make is to have children”, states Clair Cain Miller in the New York Times. Given an identical CV to review, with only 4 words added to the one (member of the PTA); 79% of participants chose the candidate who is not a mother. Mothers are 50% less likely […]

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Reflections on August and Social Media Tools For The Blog

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I am three months into my blogging journey. Yay! Still going strong and still wondering why I picked this as a hobby *tongue in cheek*. Last month I blogged why I want to write for working mothers, you may check out this post here. This update will consist of: What I learnt in August  Social Media and Its Tools […]

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The Side of Motherhood That We Don’t Post on Instagram

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Motherhood is not always joyous. I am not writing this for validation. And the trolls, please, this is my blog. Click the X and leave if you have an issue. Social media is a highlights reel of life, and there are other sides to me, to all of us. Parenting, is not always fun. It’s tiring, exhausting, and sometimes […]

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7 Leadership Lessons from Game Of Thrones Season 7

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Of course, the real world is not Game Of Thrones, a fantasy world with dragons, dragon queens, super heroes and white walkers. But, there are a few key leadership lessons we can learn! This is for people watching Game Of Thrones, if you are not, then please do not read as it will contain spoilers! And […]

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13 Tips for Your Twenties That Can Boost Your Career

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Your twenties is a period of huge growth, learning and personal development. Here are a few tips to be aware of, but hey you are so smart I am sure you are doing this already! 13 Tips for Your Twenties That Can Boost Your Career Success does not mean burn out Set the tone for how […]

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