Poverty Never Goes Away

For most of my life, I have been poor. At times, this has meant living in genuine poverty. There have been times when things have been better and times when things have been worse, but I have mostly been hovering somewhere around that hypothetical ‘poverty line’. Even when my husband and I were working 5 jobs… Continue reading Poverty Never Goes Away

Gallbladder Removal: 3 Things I Wish I had Known

At the beginning of October, I had surgery for gallbladder removal. I had been having issues with it on-and-off for eight years. Eventually, it had gotten to the stage that I couldn’t eat anything without being in pain and medications weren’t helping. It had also started to cause issues with other areas of my health,… Continue reading Gallbladder Removal: 3 Things I Wish I had Known

Out-Earning my Husband Doesn’t Worry Me.

Recently I saw an article which said that millennial women were worried about out-earning their partners . It got me thinking. The article was originally published in 2017, but I wondered if it could still be true, or whether attitudes have changed.  In my relationship, it is something we have talked about a lot. We… Continue reading Out-Earning my Husband Doesn’t Worry Me.

‘Mumpreneur’ – Why I Don’t Like Phrases Which Specify Gender

Recently, I got opinionated on LinkedIn. This is very unlike me, as I usually try to tread a careful line not to insult anybody. As a rule, generally I only post links to articles I have published. But, a friend had been posting tips on improving engagement, so I thought I would give it a… Continue reading ‘Mumpreneur’ – Why I Don’t Like Phrases Which Specify Gender