Work At Home Mum Guilt

Mum Guilt isn’t something I usually buy into. Most of the time I just accept I’m doing the very best I can. The kids are happy and healthy and yes they could probably do with a better balance of vegetables vs Nutella but most of the time we’re doing ok. However, there is one time where the Mum Guilt really does bite. As a freelancer and someone who works from home, it can be really difficult to switch off from work. I need to get things done and for the most part I manage to fit this in around our family life – during the day when the kids are at school (presuming I’m not teaching myself), the evenings once the kids are in bed – but there’s plenty of times when I need to finish a blog post, reply to an email or take a phone call while the…

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