It’s not that I have decided after 23 years of fastidious conveying, to slack off, but the summer holidays are in full swing, and as a single mother to a 5 year old boy and the Head of a busy conveyancing department, the struggle, sorry I mean juggle, is real.
For those who don’t have much to do with children, this is a joyous time when your hitherto fully occupied child is thrust back into your care for between 6 to 10 weeks, while you try to keep your job and hope that no one notices that they get more emails from you at 11pm than am. You get extra adrenalin points if, like me, you have no living parents who can pitch in.
There are several struggles both mental and physical caused by the fact that you now have to be both a full time mother and also a full time worker and there is annoyingly only one of you. You also want to do a good job and it’s a lot less stressful to be up to date than woefully behind. At the same time, you want to be one of those Instagram mothers who spends a lot of time #makingmemories, and hoping that your child will fondly recall their childhood, spending time laughing and having wholesome adventures in the sun with mum, not being stuck in front of paw patrol or languishing in a camp with a bunch of strangers who don’t want to be there either.
So, here are my ten top tips:
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