Tag Archives: housewife or working mother

Trapped in the Housewife Hole

I feel trapped. When I had my first child, I made the decision not to return to work after taking maternity leave. The job I left wasn’t a career. I simply worked part-time as a retail assistant (in a high-street … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Marriage Work

Are you happily married? Have you experienced a happy marriage that broke down, or are you currently working on your marriage? I am somewhere between happily married and working on the marriage right now. It happens. My husband and I … Continue reading

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I’m Just Mummy, or Mum, or Mam

Hello! Last week I wrote about my frustrations regarding going to work and feeling pressured to do a “proper job.” I’m not sure if it relates to my ongoing reiki practice (ok, I am sure), but I received some insights … Continue reading

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Why Do I Feel Fragile?

This week I feel a bit strange. My mood has dipped, and while I expected to be happy about my children returning to school after the summer holiday, I actually feel deflated. Yes, I admit, I miss my darlings when … Continue reading

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That was a Long Easter Holiday!

Phew! My children are back in school today after a two-week holiday, and I have to say I am relieved to have a break. I mean, I love my children, of course I do, but this holiday has been completely … Continue reading

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She’s Not my Baby any More

Ah, motherhood is a trial, indeed. One moment we are sobbing because our babies will not stop crying and we cannot soothe them, and the next we are mourning the loss of our babies. I had such a moment earlier … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge H is for Housewife

Being a housewife is a role that still doesn’t quite sit right with me. I mean, yes, I adore my children, and I am very fortunate to be in a position where I am home with them every day. I … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge F is for Friends and Family

I am blessed to be surrounded by a very loving family, and a wonderful circle of friends who will always be there when I need them. In fact, I would go so far as to say I am abundant in … Continue reading

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#AtoZChallenge D is for Daydreamer

Ah, how wonderful it is to daydream! It sometimes feels like my only form of escape, the one activity that keeps me sane on those days when I feel every inch the downtrodden housewife. I know I made my choice … Continue reading

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I don’t usually Swear, but…

I am not given to foul language. My parents raised me in a strictly non-swearing household. My dad once told me off when I came home from work one day, flopped onto the sofa, and declared that I was knackered. … Continue reading

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