Whether you work full-time, part-time from home or in an office, being a working mom or parent is hard especially if you’re new at it. But don’t worry, you’re not alone, you can take comfort in these common bonds. One of your son’s first words was “Da-Ta.” You constantly feel like an average mom, an average employee, an average wife, an average daughter, an average sister and an average friend. You want to give 100 percent to everything in your life, but it never… View Post

  Some days she has no idea how she will do it. But every single day it still gets done The echoing of, “Mummy, I’m bored…”, “Mummy, please can I have some grapes…”, “Mummy, I need to poo”, “Mummy, he smacked me…” and “Ma Ma, Ka Ka!” all ring in my head as my two kids constantly compete for my attention. The tension and chaos in the house sometimes threatens to suffocate me and in an attempt to break out… View Post

When I took my boys to playgroup last week, an older child probably 4 pushed my poor 16 month old son away from the little inflatable ball pool which was infact meant for infants. Despite my annoyance, I first looked around for the parent who immediately came and apologized. It was nice to see that her mum come over to apologize, and also asked the child to say sorry, otherwise I would have been furious. I would never try to discipline a stranger’s child,… View Post

Welcome to the third Working Mum Club (WMC) interview series. Every fortnight or so, I will be featuring a working mum in a bid to find out more about them and how they balance work and family life. If you’d like to take part in this series, send an email to info@peacockscanfly.com. This third Working Mum Club interview series, we meet the gorgeous Melanie all the way from Montreal, Canada. Melanie is a mum of 1 boy and a registered… View Post