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Live Without A Map

There are two levels: people who own things, and people who work for the people who own things. Management and labor. You have your average joe who works a corporate 9-5 office job and you have the tough, loyal construction worker. But we are now in an age where people no longer have to use the traditional route to…

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Are You Qualified to Be a Parent?

Over the last month, I have been interviewing for other jobs (**update: I’ve been offered two jobs, both advertising agencies, and both much better than my current one!) and it has really made me think about my job as a mum, what would an employer ask me if I was going for the position of Parent? …

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If I Were a Shoe

I’m a sucker for personality quizzes. Just this month I have taken, “which disney prince is your soul mate?” or “which song would you walk down the aisle to at your wedding?” or my all time favourite, “which backstreet boys member is your one true love?” Of course my one true love was good boy, Brian. ;…

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The Day My Life Changed Forever

I was standing in the disabled women’s toilet. All of a sudden there was a chill, my face turned pale white and goosebumps ran up my forearms. Another colleague tried to turn the doorknob to get in, my heart started racing and my face felt hot, “Sorry I’m in here!” My mind felt like someone had…

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Are you really happy?

I always had this idea in my head that I was going to be some feminist, working mom, Sheryl Sandberg type, and I always assumed that having children meant this dream was never going to come true. What made me think that I couldn’t have both?  It definitely wasn’t my mother. Miss working girl, dressed to the nine…

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This Tip will Save Your Life

Remember the scene in F.R.I.E.N.D.S. where Chandler has a sexy rendezvous in his office and gets hand cuffed to a chair? This is how I feel at work (minus the sexy rendezvous part), strapped to the chair because there is not enough time and everything is urgent. Those little red flags on emails have zero meaning to me…