Bathroom company Victoria Plumb (UK) has proven what many women have always suspected. Their survey of 2,000 people found that 30% of men deliberately sabotage domestic chores to avoid being asked to do them again. The chores these naughty fellows admitted to intentionally performing poorly, not surprisingly, include the jobs we all hate doing - cleaning the toilet, loading … [Read more...] about Are You Living With A Housework Saboteur?
Is it just me or is the whole world suddenly exercising? I am a regular, plodding jogger: 5 km a day. Every day I see the same regular faces - like the woman who power walks with her umbrella in hand (just in case) and the man who reads his newspaper as he strolls along. But recently the numbers of joggers, walkers, cyclists, scooter riders and dog walkers have multiplied … [Read more...] about “Busy” Is No Longer An Excuse
I marvel at people who actually choose to homeschool voluntarily, what on earth were they thinking? Covid-19 has forced many of us into the position of home ‘teachers,’ as well as juggling our day jobs, and the pain is very, very real. Just how are you supposed to be a mom or a dad, an employee or a boss, and a teacher all at the same time? Here are five steps that are working … [Read more...] about Home Schooling – How to Survive, Thrive and Not Lose Your Mind
My kids are noisy. I mean - noisy. Before full-scale isolation, I could at least get some ‘downtime’ when they went off with their friends, or to school, or work, or university, or to their dad’s place. But with isolation, the rules have changed, and we are all once again living on top of each other. It kind of made sense for my kids to be all over me when they were 4, 3, and … [Read more...] about It’s Time For Working Moms To Put Themselves First