The Cityparents Blog

Marion's blog: Bringing back play

Date 22nd Nov 2020 Comments 1 Comments

At the start of lockdown, my husband bought a gaming PC. I couldn't work out why he wanted it - it has been years since he'd played computer games and 2 small daughters get in the way of time... Read More

Chrissy's blog: Working from home

Date 15th Nov 2020 Comments 0 Comments

The odd day working from home can feel like a treat, but working from home for a prolonged period of time can be surprisingly challenging. ‘Working from home fatigue’ has become something... Read More

Ally's blog: The squidgy bit

Date 29th Oct 2020 Comments 0 Comments

There was a period just after my second maternity leave when I was going through a redundancy process. While many people suggested redundancy from my job based in the City might be a good thing becau... Read More

Barbara's blog: Skirtgate

Date 18th Oct 2020 Comments 0 Comments

Son and daughter – 13 and 14 respectively – went back to school on 4 September, after six months of absence. It was the first day of school, but felt more like the first step in a new wor... Read More

Katie's blog: Still embracing it!

Date 10th Aug 2020 Comments 0 Comments

I wrote my last blog for Cityparents back in April at the start of lockdown. At the time I wrote about how I had decided I would embrace lockdown and how I planned to stick to a routine. Reading that... Read More

Addy's blog: Climb every mountain

Date 3rd Aug 2020 Comments 0 Comments

I’ve been mulling over what to write in this blog for over a week now. Do you want to hear about where I am in my cancer journey (or my brother and mums)? Do we want more Coronavirus/lockdown s... Read More

Caroline P's blog: Lockdown life

Date 23rd Jul 2020 Comments 0 Comments

I started lockdown feeling really enthusiastic. I saw it as a challenge, and an opportunity. I would get my work done around the kids’ needs; I’d be invested in their home schooling, and ... Read More
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