Emily Hawker is a writer, proofreader, blogger and aspiring children's author. She lives and breathes words, and blogs about reading, writing, singing, familying and verbing at the imaginatively titled emhawkerblog.
Emily is a stay-at-home mum, wife, daughter, reluctant housewife, word nerd, pianist and human conundrum. She's a neat freak who hates cleaning, a descriptive linguist who hates apostrophe abuse, and a career marketer who never dreamed she'd still be at home with her kids six years after first giving birth. She spends most of her free time (HA!) trying not to think about chocolate while avoiding tripping hazards like stairs, flat surfaces and her own two feet.
I feel like this article needs a disclaimer. Something like this: I love my kids. I don’t feel the need to yell at them all the time. This is a sometimes thing, and a sometimes strategy, so please don’t judge me, lest ye be judged, and so on and so forth, yada-yada-yada. But, hey. Judgers gonna […]