I’m well and truly into what will be my 4th year at blogging and during that time it has grown from weekend hobby into a career for me. It’s strange, because although it’s now firmly a staple part of ‘what I do’ it always feels a bit surreal to say it and ofcourse to be doing something that ticks so many of ‘my ideal’ boxes makes me feel very humble and lucky.
It was a challenging time when I got made redundant 18 months ago… something that has affected many families in the North of Scotland due to the oil downturn. It was a darkness that sadly cast a shadow over what was also a very happy time in our family life, with little MM joining our family. The whole point of maternity leave is to get to know your new little person and adapt to a new way of life. I was very lucky to still be entitled to SMP, so that was a blessing. But there was this ticking time bomb of ‘what next?’Continue reading