How parenting prepares you for a job at the UN

Parenting and the UNWhen you become a parent, not only do you retain the set of skills, qualifications and experience you had before your kids came along, you also gain a whole new set.

Most parents could easily qualify for a job at the United Nations, or any large organisation that deals with various governments, large departments or handles crises on a regular basis. Here’s why. Continue reading

How to juggle, without dropping everything

This is not meI’m a planner. I like things organised. My family calls me anal retentive. I prefer the term “highly organised”. Ok, there’s probably a bit of OCD in there too.

Work has gotten a lot busier for me recently, so I’ve had to turn up the level of organisation at home. Along with the level of organisation, the levels of craziness kind of increase too. Continue reading