As a stay at home mum, I often find my life gets mired in details. In the everyday mundane, I can feel like my life is boring and ordinary. Not unhappy as such, but not particularly happy either. I then find myself in a space where I am swayed by the emotions of others. My reality becomes, “if my children are happy ...
About Jodie McCarthy
Jodie is a full-time mum, part-time writer and sometime poet. She is fascinated by language, word origins, and meaning, and has always found comfort in writing. After a life as a professional woman for a number of years, she is slowly adjusting to the joys and struggles of being a stay-at home mum. Her blog onlyhalfwaythere.net is her slice of sanity in her life as mother. She is passionate about encouraging women in their everyday, whether that is mundane, challenging, painful or thrilling. She lives in Perth, Western Australia with her husband and two daughters.