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A Work Life Blend?

I wish I was liquid so that I could be everywhere all at once. Like in that film “Lucy” – where she is forced to take a pill and accidentally becomes so intelligent that she literally becomes everywhere and everything and can see the world as it’s supposed to be. This would solve all of my…

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You Are Easy, I Am Not

The air is thick and tastes like chalk. It’s silent. There’s a slight breeze blowing bread crumbs across the floor like a tumbleweed in the Arizona desert. Except we’re in ambiguously cold London. A strong light shines into my eyes.  I can’t get out of your box. I’m flapping and sweaty and my head is pounding. I can’t fathom a world without you…

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I Found a New Dream Driving Up the 101 #HiddenDrives

After reading the Hidden Drives eBook from Chill Insurance, which takes you through some of Ireland’s best drives including the Ring of Kerry and Castletown, I started to think about all the amazing drives I’ve experienced……. Take me hooome, country roads, to a place, I belong…… ……..California. Mountain mama.  Okay so it’s not West Virginia. But…

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Why I Failed Maternity Leave

Maternity leave. A time where – according to anyone who has never been on maternity leave – you have copious amounts of freedom and space to do whatever you please. A time where you, the mother, create a special bond with your lovely newborn because you decided to – for very unselfish reasons – create life and care…

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The Big Question Mark Still Hangs

My role as “woman” has been accidental. I’m caring, I’m kind, I like connecting with people and being a part of a community. You could say these traits make me a woman, which have all come quite naturally to me……..I think.  In my relatively short time being a mum – although according to the bags under…