Get On With It

Writing and drawings about work, family and the stuff in-between

Tag: parenting

  • Parenting yourself so you can parent your kids

    Parenting yourself so you can parent your kids

    You can’t force your kids to like what you like, or need what you need, but you certainly need to enjoy whatever it is regardless.

  • What I learned last week (#70)

    What I learned last week (#70)

    Learned last week: Make more art, how governments pay for debt (they don’t), pirates on the highways, and more!

  • 50 things to do

    50 things to do

    A list not about working from home but what I’m doing or am aiming to be doing. A list in no particular order to go with all the other lists out there. Hoping you find some inspiration within and are not one of the unlucky ones with serious things to do like look for work […]

  • Four little fires

    Four little fires

    I like to think of art projects like little fires. First you gather your wood (the materials), you built it (get everything set-up) and then you light it. When inspiration strikes, you get burning.

  • Get a helmet

    Get a helmet

    I got Sam this race car helmet from the gift shop at the Glasgow Museum of Transport recently (an awesome place to go by the way). Museum gift shops are a guilty pleasure, I always find something I want that’s usually overpriced, and the kids always seem to as well. However, this helmet was only […]

  • Lighthouse


    Early morning before anyone was up, Vivi showed me how she learned to draw a lighthouse. Later, Sam and Kav were waiting for me after my run, full of goofball faces. Feeling more than grateful. The night before I read this: Studies have confirmed what’s pretty obvious – having children makes people even unhappier. But […]

  • The (home) office door

    The (home) office door

    Working from home full-time is fantastic, but having an office in a small house with two small children means that staying focused can be a challenge. As any parent will tell you, a closed-door is not a universally recognised symbol by children to knock or come back later. It’s more like a general invitation to […]

  • What I learned last week (#49)

    What I learned last week (#49)

    Learned last week: A guide to the impeachment saga, tips for reducing distraction, the burrito rant, and more.