New Job. New Exciting Times!

Back to work

It’s funny how things happen in life, how you can turn a corner and something new happens, something unexpected.

A few weeks ago I was having a conversation with a friend, a bit of a whinging session, I was feeling fed up and a bit pissed off to be honest. She’s a friend who I met through my daughter as her daughter and mine are best friends, in fact, I wrote about their friendship a little a while ago!

Anyway, my friend runs her own business, in fact she runs two…. she’s very successful and out of the blue asked me if I’d like to go and work for her!

I was completely taken aback, I wasn’t expecting it at all… she KNOWS me for gods sake, I would never have asked her for a job, even if I was looking for one because a) I wouldn’t want to put her in a position to have to say no and feel bad and b) I would’ve thought she might not want her perpetually late, scatter brain friend anywhere near her offices lol!

But she said she needed someone a couple of days a week to help out within her new venture and thought I’d be perfect for it, plus I have a sneaky suspicion she thought it would be good for me to get the hell out of the house now my twins are at school ๐Ÿ™‚

I haven’t worked properly for years, I’ve enjoyed being a stay at home mum and being completely absorbed in all things kid related, so the thought of engaging my baby brain for something other than my blogging was slightly terrifying!

The role actually involves a lot of the things I’ve dabbling with at home in recent years during various projects, things along the lines of using WordPress, updating website content, PR and social media marketing!

I can do that!

I can actually do that?!

Of course I can. I do it most days in some way or another, but I never in a million years would’ve thought about applying for a job doing it…. yet here was someone putting her faith in me, offering me a fantastic role and giving me the opportunity to return into the workplace in a job that can fit around my children, where I can expand on my current skills and learn new ones.

And I absolutely LOVE IT!

I’ve been at work (feels weird saying that!) now for a few weeks. The offices are literally round the corner from my kids school and the hours are 9-3 which couldn’t be more perfect…. just gets better doesn’t it? The other members of the company are also Mums who are lovely and it feels great to be part of a team who are all striving to grow the business together, which is recruitment for Mums and a community based website.

I love getting ready for work too, wearing something a bit more interesting than my usual jeans and Uggs! Not that I’m dissing Uggs, I love mine. But it’s nice to get dressed up and look smart for a change, much dusting off of heels and skirts has been carried out! It’s feels good to be in an office again, having adult conversations and feeling ย as though I’m part of a team!

Being out for the two days takes some getting used to though as it’s two days of housework/blogging that I’m losing, which needs catching up on. But hey, a small price to pay for the experience I’m gaining in my new venture ๐Ÿ™‚


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Comments

  1. You’re not working for ten to two are you?! x

  2. What a perfect opportunity. I really hope it goes well for you. I think I could do with the same!

  3. Well done my lovely this sounds like an amazing job!! xx

    thanks for linking up with #MagicMoments

  4. This is so great and I hope everything is going well with it all!! #magicmoments x

  5. Oh wow, that really does sound perfect. Glad you are enjoying the new experience too! #MagicMoments

  6. Oh well done you, sounds perfect. I hope something like that happens to me later in the year! #magicmoments

  7. been looking for work for the longest time that has times like this but im not as lucky as you. COngrats =) #magicmoments

  8. londonbirdlucy says:

    Congratulations. It must be nice to be able to be you, not being mummy and get your own identity back. I am slowing going insane. My youngest will start reception in September, I cant wait to start work. x Good Luck and keep smiling.

    • Mummy Endeavours says:

      Thank you, it really is lovely being back in the office, felt very strange at first but love going to work and feeling as though I’m really contributing too ๐Ÿ™‚

  9. It is funny how life works and things come along at the right time! Good for you and I hope you really enjoy the challenge x

    • Mummy Endeavours says:

      Thank you and yes at a moment when I was realy missing my twins who had just started reception, this came at just the right time x

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