About

Email: northmelbournemum@gmail.com             
Twitter: me@nthmelbournemum

Well I am

  • a 40 year plus first time Mum

That growing cohort in the world.  I know people have varying views on what constitutes an appropriate age for parenthood.  I can say that I was younger when I had my daughter than when my mother and father had me!

  • a kiwi living in Melbourne, Australia

Also nothing unusual!  According to the census data I fall into the third largest population group in Australia.

  • a research scientist who has moved into management

Well I must have been doing something if it took me to be more than 40 years of age before the arrival of a child!  I stayed at university for what some people describe as forever.  And then about 10 years later went back again for even more study, albeit in a different area.

 Digital Parents

25 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi, just dropped by to thank you for liking my post. I am new to blogging and have been enjoying reading your blog. Knitting is also one of my pastimes and although I don’t mind the making up part I am currently working on a jumper for myself which has been a work in progress for 4 years now! Also am a fan of deramores. Sophie

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  2. Thanks for the like! I enjoyed reading your post about working full time. I am just returning to work after 10 months maternity leave. It’s really hard and I have this continuous conflict of work versus motherhood.

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  3. Interestingly, I am also a lapsed lab-scientist. Moved to the dark side of science communication and management 8 years ago… Much easier on family life, it has to be said!
    And despite being on the other side of the planet, I have kiwi family near Masterton. Lovely to “meet” you! 🙂

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  4. What an awesome story! I love your sense of humor and your decision to become a mom (best thing ever in my opinion)! 🙂 Your tagline is my favorite!

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    • Always good to touch base with a fellow kiwi! I’m mostly from Thames – a bit of tale there. Melbourne is pretty cool. Though have to say that Auckland has to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, the view of Rangitoto.

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  6. Hi there! Thanks for visiting my blog! I’m a first-blogger AND first-time mama! And in case I gave no clue about where I live, you’ve stumbled across a blog from hours and miles away, in Manila, Philippines!

    And Kia Ora to you! Lived in gorgeous Queenstown for a few months, 3 years ago!

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