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Travelling light (The Parent Project Month 17)

July 28, 2014
This entry is part 18 of 15 in the series The Parent Project

This entry is part 18 of 15 in the series The Parent ProjectIt’s the night before I fly to Dublin to speak at a PMI Ireland Chapter event. I’m all organised and sitting relaxing with a glass of wine, my bag packed in the hall for the early morning flight. Ha! Did you honestly think […]

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The Parent Project: Month 15 and 4

May 26, 2014
This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series The Parent Project

This entry is part 14 of 15 in the series The Parent Project “Is the entrance that way, love?” said the delivery man as I was walking past a local school. I replied that it was. I didn’t have the children with me at the time but I must have looked like a harried mother […]

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The Parent Project: Month 14 and 3

April 28, 2014
This entry is part 13 of 15 in the series The Parent Project

This entry is part 13 of 15 in the series The Parent Project  Which one of these is the odd one out? “Where is the TV remote control?” “Where are all the drink mats?” “Where is Oliver’s lion?” “Where is my library ticket?”  The thing they have in common is… they are all on the […]

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The Parent Project: Month 13 and 2

March 28, 2014
This entry is part 12 of 15 in the series The Parent Project

This entry is part 12 of 15 in the series The Parent ProjectI thought I had to be organised with one baby, now I have two it is completely different. There’s a lot to think about, from planning toddler meals and feeding the rest of the family to a near-military operation just to leave the […]

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The Parent Project: Month 12 (or is it Month 1?)

February 24, 2014
This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series The Parent Project

This entry is part 11 of 15 in the series The Parent ProjectOn 5 February we celebrated Jack’s first birthday. He was most excited by the gift of a push-along car, although it took him a couple of days to work out how to press the small button to get the music to play. Currently […]

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The Parent Project: Month 11 – Happy New Year!

January 6, 2014
This entry is part 10 of 15 in the series The Parent Project

This entry is part 10 of 15 in the series The Parent ProjectIt’s approaching 6am and I’ve just got Jack off to sleep again. Going against our own routine and the received wisdom about baby sleep, I let him sleep on me. After all, he has a cold. And I can’t keep lifting him in […]

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The Parent Project: Month 10

November 25, 2013
This entry is part 9 of 15 in the series The Parent Project

This entry is part 9 of 15 in the series The Parent ProjectI can do my project communications work for The Otobos Group from anywhere but when I work for my employer I sometimes need to travel. Nap time is about 9am and it feels weird to be north of Coventry before my son is […]

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The Parent Project: Month 9

October 16, 2013
This entry is part 8 of 15 in the series The Parent Project

This entry is part 8 of 15 in the series The Parent ProjectWork and making baby food do not mix. This was the scene when I tried to cook apple purée and do some work at the same time. When I sat down at the computer I said to myself that I only had 10 […]

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What does project management mean to me?

September 25, 2013

This article is part of the #pmFlashBlog. Project management. It’s what I’ve been doing my whole life, some of the time without realising. It’s how I planned my studies. It’s how I planned my wedding. It’s how I survived relocating abroad for work, and it’s how I stayed sane moving house with a 6 month […]

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The Parent Project: Month 8

September 23, 2013
This entry is part 7 of 15 in the series The Parent Project

This entry is part 7 of 15 in the series The Parent ProjectWork is hard, but not for the reasons you might think. I feel that I have settled back in well; I believe I’m doing a good job. And, despite waking most mornings at 4am to settle my son and then catching another 90 […]

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