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

Paris is known as one of the most beautiful and most visited city in the world. After visiting Paris several times, one thing i can say for sure is “Paris is always a good idea”. Paris to me is not a city, its a world of its own. Whenever I go to Paris, I just get lost in enjoying what the beautiful city has to offer.  This is my first trip as a tourist literally on my own as my… View Post

    The world has a natural propensity to celebrate the talented, the rich, the famous, the fabulous, the “high performer”, the “go-getter”. Over the years, particularly since working at a large investment bank for 8 years, I realised how much energy and effort I have poured into the persona that I thought the world needed to see. That my colleagues needed to see. That my stakeholders needed to see. That my bosses needed to see.   Once I could see myself a little better,… View Post

Welcome to the second 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 second Working Mum Club interview series, we meet the beautiful Marilyn Wilson. Marilyn is a mum of two boys, she is Dutch while her husband is English.… View Post