Stepping backward to move forward

Stepping backward to move forward - Ever-changing Life of a Mum

Ever feel like you’re doing things backwards? I certainly do. Especially when it came to my decision to leave work to spend more time with my young family.

To most others, almost having both of your children in school would signal the right time to start ramping up your career again.

I’d been sitting on the sidelines for close to 10 years working a part time job since having my first baby. A job that offered me the flexibility to be with my children but still keep one foot in the employment door of opportunity.

Then along came the chance of taking up a full time role and promotion I had been dreaming off. With one child in school and another set to start the following year it all seemed to be falling into place.

Except it didn’t.

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Review: Travel Kids Club inspiring kids to make a difference

Review Travel Kids Club - Ever-changing Life of a MumDiscovering the world with young children in tow isn’t always easy.

Enter the Travel Kids Club.

This great initiative allows parents to subscribe their children to receive a monthly information and activities package in the mail that allows them to explore a different country and learn more about the world in which they live.

With our access to technology and immediate electronic communication, there’s something really lovely about a package being delivered to your door these days.¬†Miss 11 and Miss 7 were super excited to arrive home from school to find that their Travel Kids Club pack had arrived just for them … Miss 7 wanted to get stuck into the colouring page straight away!

In this edition, children had the opportunity to discover the country of Cambodia.

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