Trying to balance caring responsibilities with employment is never easy. Going back several years, I had a part time job that I left when my eldest daughter started school. I tried to make it work for several months but my stress levels became worryingly high, despite my employer being very understanding.
While watching the World Cup with my kids, I faced a few awkward questions from Helen, my eldest daughter. She wanted to know why no women were playing and while I did explain there was a female game, she seemed unconvinced by my explanation, clearly picking up on the comparative lack of razzmatazz surrounding women’s
Since I established this blog, I’ve written a lot about how parents are attempting to balance work and family life.
This is a public service announcement. I want to let you know about a new series I am about to launch on Dadbloguk looking at work life balance.
When I became a dad to two daughters, I found myself on a steep learning curve. I grew up with brothers so girls’ haircare, clothing and physical development were all a bit of a mystery to me. I learned a lot about these subjects, but one of the issues that blindsided me was thrush.