Motherhood

Six and a half hours

Ever notice how normal things can sometimes be the most overwhelming? There's nothing unusual about a toddler going to nursery. Except now it's my toddler. And it's her very first day.

Fern & Rose meets:

“It’s a much better family environment. That’s why we decided to stay.”

Emma Bottomore is a British expat in Wellington and mum to seven-and-a-half year old Daniel. She talks about why staying in New Zealand made the most sense for her family and how contracting put her in a better position to negotiate flexible work opportunities.