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Emma Grey

Emma Grey is the Canberra-based author of ‘Wits’ End Before Breakfast! Confessions of a Working Mum’ and ‘Unrequited: Girl Meets Boy Band’. She’s director of the life-balance consultancy, WorkLifeBliss and co-founder of a fresh approach to time-management, My 15 Minutes. She lives just over the ACT border with her two teen daughters and young son.

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Out with the old

“Letting go of ‘the old’ — not just physically but emotionally and mentally — helps us...

Emma Grey

A funny thing happened on the way to my hysterectomy

Well, not so much ‘funny’ as ‘unusual’. My surgeon phoned, apologetic: she’d injured her...

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There’s never a good time for a hysterectomy

So I’ve booked one in. It means I won’t be able to  drive for...

Emma Grey

It’s a year since my husband died

One year living with his absence as an enormous, conspicuous, ever-present backdrop behind our...

Emma Grey

Ask, and you never know …

“It’s not magic. It’s just about speaking up, and persisting if it doesn’t work...

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It’s not my thing, but…

I don’t care what you love. I just care that you love it. I...

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Leaning in to life

“There can be plenty of life left, no matter how much more of our lives...

Emma Grey

When it all flashes before your eyes

I have a ludicrously enormous inbox, going back about three years, not backed up...

Emma Grey