The other night at dinner, Stella snitched on her Poppy (my father-in-law). My husband laughed and explained that his father had snuck her a licorice lolly, whispering “Don’t tell Daddy!” with a wink. I rolled my eyes at my husband and said to Stella, “Well, aren’t you lucky! What a treat!” and let it go.
Last week I resigned from my job as a secondary school teacher of design. Three weeks into my return from a year of maternity leave, I really wasn’t expecting to be in this situation! It was a tough decision to make, but we decided to prioritise our family’s wellbeing over our mortgage. It’s all too