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Women across Scotland are making their work visible today.

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Juliet Swann (@muteswann)Today, on #IWD2021 (coincidentally) I told my work I wouldn’t be there. I needed time to come back to myself. Becau… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Juliet Swann (@muteswann)
March 8 2021 at 20:21
Alys (@alysmumford)Now in session for @EdinburghGreens council election candidates getting trained up for 2022 - an initiative started… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alys (@alysmumford)
March 8 2021 at 20:16
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)Final presentation sent off for an event next week and now I’ve hit the happy end-of-workday state of inbox and Tod… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
March 8 2021 at 20:07
Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)Back to my desk while kids have last snack and TV show. Last few emails cleared before I settle my 2 year old to bed. #MakingWorkVisible Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)
March 8 2021 at 20:06
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)I couldn't sit at the computer gaming for long bc the pressure is too intense on my belly. I'm updating my Worry Bo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 20:05
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)Since the various family illnesses (and deaths) started in December, I've lived with a near-constant stomach ache a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 20:05
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)One of the things we do to differentiate between day job time and life admin time is listen to @BBCRadioScot Get It… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 19:54
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)And I think that’s me done. Nothing in my email inbox that can’t wait until tomorrow. S is loading the dishwasher a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 19:50
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)Working from home life means we transformed this little corner of the living room into an office space for me. I sp… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 19:50
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)Just snuck onto work email to read the feedback forms from tonight's workshop and am BEAMING at the responses! Reco… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:35
Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)Dinner done. The kids are on clean up. Final bits of work prep done for the morning. Just one last load of laundry… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)
March 8 2021 at 19:32
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)I'm about to sort through my uni email inbox as well, it's really overwhelming if I leave it until Wednesday. I als… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:28
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)Now that's done, I'm supposed to be transcribing videos for a project tonight but I just don't have the energy. Ins… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:28
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)Ran the workshop after regular working hours, talking about different ways to find inspiration, motivation and stru… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:28
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)Finalised a couple more meetings, sent off more emails, organised read emails into their various folders, wrote out… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:28
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)We were out of milk, so had to go to the shops. I wrote the list and planned some meals for the week on the way the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:28
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)I was running a workshop tonight so I planned the content, created the slides and made a feedback form for attendee… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:28
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)Slurped down tea made by boyfriend, answered more emails, organised meetings, started the process of organising tak… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:28
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)I have to join meetings from the bedroom (sitting on my bed) because our flat isn't big enough and boyfriend was ta… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:28
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)for work socials, monitoring notifications, sorting through emails 10am we had our team meeting, so I joined that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:28
amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)#MakingWorkVisible is such an important initiative from @EngenderScot - here's my day so far: I slept in because I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amy (she/her) (@Amy_CKing1)
March 8 2021 at 19:28
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)Bit of a later finish tonight. I’ve just finished working on some slide revisions for a @EuropeanWomen seminar seri… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
March 8 2021 at 19:27
Lesley Macniven ✍️ πŸ‘©‍πŸ«πŸ“šπŸŽ€ #Equality #Inclusion (@lesleymacniven)@CTwelvetrees @EqualHome @JackieCarter One more week to go in Scotland 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 so I got to spend the day comforting… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Lesley Macniven ✍️ πŸ‘©‍πŸ«πŸ“šπŸŽ€ #Equality #Inclusion (@lesleymacniven)
March 8 2021 at 19:25
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)The presentation leaves a lot to be desired but I really don't think that will better than I'm stuffing it in my fa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 19:24
amanda ptolomey (@amandasays)Like the great folks @ZinesMad I’m watching #Moxie tonight. Sort of fun, sort of work since I want to ensure I’m up… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amanda ptolomey (@amandasays)
March 8 2021 at 19:23
Jane OD (@MsJaneOD)Finished voluntary role about 5pm. Did some more paid work emails and started a political report for Convention.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Jane OD (@MsJaneOD)
March 8 2021 at 19:23
Alys (@alysmumford)Decided I needed to do some exercise - definitely feels like work but so needed when working from home and missing… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alys (@alysmumford)
March 8 2021 at 19:15
Charlotte Maddix (@cwmaddix)Picked my son up from nursery, then home to make supper as quickly as possible. The TV does some parenting. My part… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Charlotte Maddix (@cwmaddix)
March 8 2021 at 19:13
Heather (@coffeebucks)Anyway, enough of that. Have a look at #MakingWorkVisible if you’re not already. Heather (@coffeebucks)
March 8 2021 at 19:10
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Malc and I read this tonight. Seumas is cooking dinner and I am sitting down resisting the urge to check work email… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 19:08
Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)Running out of steam to deal with any further emails and it's time for "homework" hour with my son. We don't really… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)
March 8 2021 at 19:08
Eilidh Douglas (@eilidhdouglas)How apt it feels on #IWD2021 to have gotten my period, yet continued to work a solid 8 hour day in crippling pain. 🀷‍♀️ #MakingWorkVisible Eilidh Douglas (@eilidhdouglas)
March 8 2021 at 19:05
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)Now we're doing life planning while we wait for the muffins to cook. Anyone got any good ideas for a mother's day p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 19:04
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)Got to 6pm and Baby C was just too tired, a quick bath and into pyjamas, bottle and straight to sleep. Rosie is pl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 18:57
Nuzhat Uthmani (@NUthmani)What an honour to be one of seven ladies who shared our lockdown diaries with @eisunion #MakingWorkVisibletwitter.com/i/web/status/1… Nuzhat Uthmani (@NUthmani)
March 8 2021 at 18:56
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)School finishing - dinner time is always a bit chaotic in here. Dad had a later meeting (he's normally the chef in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 18:54
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Seumas gets Malc ready for bed while I prep his warm milk and line up his inhaler, vitamins and Thomas the Tank Eng… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 18:54
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)Another small meltdown, but he's settled again and watching a video under his weighted blanket. Meanwhile I organis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 18:45
EIS (@EISUnion)One member told us that “society expects that women will do whatever comes their way without pause or complaint.” N… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… EIS (@EISUnion)
March 8 2021 at 18:30
Joanna Barrett (@Joanna_Barrett)I spent #InternationalWomensDay on part-time furlough so I can care for my children because the year since last… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Joanna Barrett (@Joanna_Barrett)
March 8 2021 at 18:28
Dr Meryl Kenny (@merylkenny)Nursery pickup (x 2 toddler meltdowns); making dinner; transatlantic FaceTime with grandma & grandpa; dishes; hang… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Dr Meryl Kenny (@merylkenny)
March 8 2021 at 18:27
Kirsty Blackman (@KirstySNP)Nearly done. My 3pm meeting seems to be heading towards wrapping up 🀞 Everyone else has had supper and my husband s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Blackman (@KirstySNP)
March 8 2021 at 18:20
Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)Had an early dinner and now back at my desk clearing some more emails so I can have a straight run at my PhD correc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)
March 8 2021 at 18:13
Jane OD (@MsJaneOD)Finished paid work and joined the board of the charity I volunteer with for a meeting on financial strategy #MakingWorkVisible Jane OD (@MsJaneOD)
March 8 2021 at 18:09
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)Quick reading break while everything is simmering. #MakingWorkVisible Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 17:57
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)While I was cleaning the kitchen I wasn't watching Robin carefully enough and he took off his nappy and went to the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 17:56
Alys (@alysmumford)Took a wee break from paid work as was asked to write an article as chair of @Women5050 - will make up the time ton… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alys (@alysmumford)
March 8 2021 at 17:40
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)That is all my day job finished, now it's time to prep and put on dinner! Tonight is one of my fave dishes, pasta a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 17:32
Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)We spent the afternoon playing until Andrew finished work at 4.30pm. Instead of his pre-covid commute home he’s str… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)
March 8 2021 at 17:25
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)In between everything, always, is tending to the email and @SlackHQ inboxes. Lots of interesting, funny, thoughtful… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
March 8 2021 at 17:22
Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)7 year old has gone outside to play with friends so I can sneak a few minutes for me. All the while, I'm looking ou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)
March 8 2021 at 17:18
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)We used our special calm-down app and I sat stroking his back until he was okay. He's having something to eat, fina… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 17:16
Hannah Dickson (she/her/hers) (@hannahdix)Cute card from my son on #IWD2021 @echlineprimary useful to open a conversation on equity and womens rights...but πŸ’”… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Hannah Dickson (she/her/hers) (@hannahdix)
March 8 2021 at 16:56
Helen Speirs (@SpeirsH)Late realisation - the big pot needed for dinner hasn't been washed since last night. Hasty stacking of dishwasher… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Helen Speirs (@SpeirsH)
March 8 2021 at 16:39
Kirsty Blackman (@KirstySNP)6.5 hours of meetings today and 5.5 tomorrow. I suppose at least I don't have to run between meetings at the moment… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Blackman (@KirstySNP)
March 8 2021 at 16:31
Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)Organising snacks - emptying bins - further food - back to my desk while husband starts organising tonight's dinner #MakingWorkVisible Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)
March 8 2021 at 16:21
Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)School run done but the snacks I prepared at lunch got snubbed so post-school meltdown ensued. Grateful for a coupl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)
March 8 2021 at 16:15
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)2.45pm - I'm on the school pick up today. This is actually my favourite time of the day 😊 Well this and bedtime πŸ˜‚.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 16:06
Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)I take a break to settle my son after school. Many kids need this, they don't all walk through the door all smiles… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)
March 8 2021 at 16:02
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)So that in a nutshell is the other women’s labour I rely on to be able to work - 3 days of nursery (£156) and 2 hou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 15:59
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)This is my chance to get some exercise - cycling on a @cyclehire_edi bike up to nursery to collect Malc at 1645. Wh… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 15:59
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Second piece of work completed and sent over to my head of dept for comment, suggesting a quick call at 1700 once I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 15:59
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)Meeting with @ScotGovEquality to talk about mainstreaming, PSED, @NACWGScot recommendations, CEDAW, and a whole hos… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
March 8 2021 at 15:48
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)I love my son and I love being his carer. I wouldn't change it, or him. It's what I do and I do it with every ounce… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 15:35
Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)Live lesson this afternoon: read to S1. More emails. Picked the eldest up from school. Listen to him unpack his day… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)
March 8 2021 at 15:32
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)Quick meeting with my @empowerproject_ hat on to chat about our upcoming AGM with Funmi who is running a collage wo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 15:30
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)Now is when the harder work begins, and the work that's more difficult to describe and quantify. Robin had a small… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 15:26
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)I left Audrey reading her pony stories book and went to collect Robin. He's still not the strongest walker, so thou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 15:19
Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)It’s 3.15pm & with my reduced hours due to Covid, I’m finished paid work for the day. I struggle with this every d… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)
March 8 2021 at 15:18
Claire Miller (@CllrCMiller)Phew. Through the lunchtime meetings, and happily one meeting finished slightly early, but I’m not good at feeding… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Claire Miller (@CllrCMiller)
March 8 2021 at 15:05
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Brief break to make more tea and to feed Starbuck some Dreamies for being a very good co-worker keeping my feet war… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 15:00
amanda ptolomey (@amandasays)1 of 2 medical appointments for the day done βœ… managed to eat some lunch while going along to the last half of UofG… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… amanda ptolomey (@amandasays)
March 8 2021 at 14:53
Engender (@EngenderScot)If #COVID19 has told us anything it is this: care is as essential to our economy as bricks, steel, & fibre optic ca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Engender (@EngenderScot)
March 8 2021 at 14:43
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)I've been getting started on cleaning the kitchen, but now I'm taking a quick pause to sort socks before I go pick… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 14:38
Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)Sully is asleep. Quick clean round the kitchen, a load of dishes washed, hung up the washing and made some lunch. J… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)
March 8 2021 at 14:09
lorraine gillies (@GilliesLorraine)Phone call with school, back from walk via corner shop with bread and milk, wet dug wiped down, laundry out of tumb… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… lorraine gillies (@GilliesLorraine)
March 8 2021 at 13:54
Kirsten Hogg (@KirstenHogg)The hardest part of #MakingWorkVisible for me today is trying to show the constant juggle of paid and unpaid work f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsten Hogg (@KirstenHogg)
March 8 2021 at 13:53
Ria Robertson (@RiaDRobertson)I don't do my paid job on a Monday.Lucky to have choice to spend more days parenting than working.Parenting's hard… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Ria Robertson (@RiaDRobertson)
March 8 2021 at 13:53
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)A wee 45 minute break and time for some cheese and crackers. I’ve never found it harder to take proper breaks tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
March 8 2021 at 13:52
Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)Just enough time to make a coffee and get snacks ready for after school. I'm lucky enough to have 2 hours of furlou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)
March 8 2021 at 13:37
Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)Lunch time. Made lunch for my partner and I. Chatted to the youngest who says her day is going well. Listened to th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)
March 8 2021 at 13:36
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)Shopping put away, laundry hung up so now it's eating lunch at the desk while I get back to work prepping for our w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 13:34
Claire Miller (@CllrCMiller)I’m not getting a lunch at lunchtime today, because I’m in meetings throughout. But the upside of working from home… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Claire Miller (@CllrCMiller)
March 8 2021 at 13:28
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)Made and cleaned up lunch. Did yet more laundry (trust me, I'm bored of it too). Sat down for a bit as I was feelin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 13:26
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)Policy team meeting covering CEDAW, Rosa-funded project, manifesto, hate crime, mental health, and social security.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
March 8 2021 at 13:25
Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)My 2 year old does half days at nursery, 3 days a week while my husband studies and I work. My husband collects her… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)
March 8 2021 at 13:23
Alys (@alysmumford)'Safety work' is done my women in so many areas of life - the internet is a public space and the emotional energy I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alys (@alysmumford)
March 8 2021 at 13:20
Jane OD (@MsJaneOD)Another load of laundry during lunch break. Now for an important session on mental health with colleagues across t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Jane OD (@MsJaneOD)
March 8 2021 at 13:19
Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)Break from the day job with @supportCHAS for lunch. Time to put away clean washing, tidy away toys that were taken… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)
March 8 2021 at 13:16
Alys (@alysmumford)Using my lunch hour to attend a workshop w/ @GlitchUK_ about how politically active women can be safe online. I'm n… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alys (@alysmumford)
March 8 2021 at 13:15
Emily Gray (@Emily_IpsosMORI)Day so far... #MakingWorkVisible #IWD2021 ✴️Got my P1 child up, ready & to school ✴️Tried to get my P4 child go… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emily Gray (@Emily_IpsosMORI)
March 8 2021 at 12:58
Genevieve Marshall (@gy_marshall)Big fundraising meeting today with some of the world's top astronomers and major donors, now writing my part of a r… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Genevieve Marshall (@gy_marshall)
March 8 2021 at 12:52
Clare MacGillivray (@Clare_MacG)#MakingWorkVisible #InternationalWomensDay πŸ‘• Another washing done πŸ“’ Being an alarm clock 🧦 Finding socks for teens… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Clare MacGillivray (@Clare_MacG)
March 8 2021 at 12:50
more knitting time, less money (@hfnuala)#MakingWorkVisible talked to elder about her lunch and her braces. Need to check when her next appointment is. I li… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… more knitting time, less money (@hfnuala)
March 8 2021 at 12:48
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Break for lunch - soup I made a couple of weeks ago and froze, can of Diet Coke, and some online shopping for forth… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 12:42
Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)Video meetings done for the day. Quick break for a banana & to ask one of the kids to stop screaming on the PlaySta… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)
March 8 2021 at 12:40
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)Lunch break and it's off to tesco to pick up food for the week via a trip to feed Gordon his lunch.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 12:31
Sarah L King (@sarahkingauthor)It's now lunchtime. Everyone else takes a break. I use this brief reprieve from worksheets to feed everyone, clean… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Sarah L King (@sarahkingauthor)
March 8 2021 at 12:30
Jane OD (@MsJaneOD)Meeting of senior management team @COSLA to discuss COVID-19 current issues and plans for recovery. Then took time… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Jane OD (@MsJaneOD)
March 8 2021 at 12:27
lorraine gillies (@GilliesLorraine)Worried about the bairn, laundry washed and in the dryer, 3 teams mtgs so far, tea oot the freezer, car service boo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… lorraine gillies (@GilliesLorraine)
March 8 2021 at 12:19
Women Covid Scot (@WomenCovidScot)"The emotional labour of navigating requests for unpaid labour, which is often compounded for people with multi-int… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Women Covid Scot (@WomenCovidScot)
March 8 2021 at 12:00
Lisa Dunn (@MissLisaWhyte)School run for #2 child done (walked in the rain to get #1 child not in school some exercise) 2 hours home schoolin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Lisa Dunn (@MissLisaWhyte)
March 8 2021 at 11:57
α’ͺα‘Œα‘•Y α—°α‘Œα’ͺᐯᗩGα•Ό (@lkmulvagh)Up at 6am for breakfast and a run (called off cos rain & I'm a fair weather jogger). First meeting at 9am. Then re… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… α’ͺα‘Œα‘•Y α—°α‘Œα’ͺᐯᗩGα•Ό (@lkmulvagh)
March 8 2021 at 11:47
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)11am - went to walk out the door and needed another nappy change πŸ˜‘ Standard. Managed out, went to the post office,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 11:43
Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)Second tea break of the day. Lap of the house clearing the sinks and sticking some bleach down the toilets while my… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)
March 8 2021 at 11:39
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)External meeting done via Teams, now working the rest of the afternoon on creative for the spring @EdNapierAlumni f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 11:26
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)Meeting just wrapped up. Washing machine is broken so popped on another drain and spin cycle. Caught up on Slack me… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 11:25
Ann Logan (@AnnLogann)Up early hours 4.30am as son lost blankie. Bk to bed Up with both kids, breakkie, dressed kids, husband took one t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Ann Logan (@AnnLogann)
March 8 2021 at 11:19
Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)Mid-morning tea-break was spent doing tasks relating to new uniform planning for my son's school, of which I am the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)
March 8 2021 at 11:13
Women Covid Scot (@WomenCovidScot)"I didn't enjoy acting like their mum, but my alternative would have been to accept dirty dishes, a dirty toilet, m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Women Covid Scot (@WomenCovidScot)
March 8 2021 at 11:11
Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)Hairstyles, school run, nursery run, click and collect shopping collected and at my desk ready to start work by 8.30am #MakingWorkVisible Emma Bolger (@bolger_emma)
March 8 2021 at 11:09
Jen (@TheLastGoodGirl)Happy #IWD. On the theme of #MakingWorkVisible today I was up at 6.15 with small person #2, put a washing on while… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Jen (@TheLastGoodGirl)
March 8 2021 at 11:07
Dr Meryl Kenny (@merylkenny)Now before lunch: emails & more emails; walk & talk meeting outside (following COVID guidelines) w/ UG student; mar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Dr Meryl Kenny (@merylkenny)
March 8 2021 at 11:06
Dr Meryl Kenny (@merylkenny)#MakingWorkVisible for @EngenderScot #IWD2021. Up at 7 (a lie in for toddler parents); load of laundry in; bits of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Dr Meryl Kenny (@merylkenny)
March 8 2021 at 11:01
Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)Break time. Spent the morning answering emails and checking TEAMs. Had some non contact time during period 2 so wen… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)
March 8 2021 at 10:59
Helen Speirs (@SpeirsH)#MakingWorkVisible, #IWD2021. I'm first up. Feed cat, deal with litter tray, wake child for home-school, make her b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Helen Speirs (@SpeirsH)
March 8 2021 at 10:59
Alys (@alysmumford)Quick check of Slack(s) and email(s) while the kettle boils. @EdinburghGreens and @Women5050 work ramping up as we… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alys (@alysmumford)
March 8 2021 at 10:56
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)Washed & took milk bottles out, restarted boiler (it's temperamental), more dishes, more laundry. I get teased for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 10:51
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)10.25am Baby C wakes up and is pretty grumpy πŸ˜‘. 10mins to get her washed and changed. Still grumpy. Dad has came… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 10:43
Claire Miller (@CllrCMiller)Does anyone else suffer from phone call anxiety? One feature of my Monday is making phone calls I’ve been avoiding.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Claire Miller (@CllrCMiller)
March 8 2021 at 10:40
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)10.15am - Baby C won't normally nap much longer than an hour. I check on her, still sleeping. We are decorating, s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 10:40
Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)Managed to take a couple of mins to make a cuppa before my first videocall of the day. Ended up scrubbing the sink… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)
March 8 2021 at 10:39
Charlotte Maddix (@cwmaddix)Instead of a commute (which would normally be a 45 minute walk and prime podcast listening opportunity) I do some u… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Charlotte Maddix (@cwmaddix)
March 8 2021 at 10:38
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)Meeting with @Watson_Dilraj from @AminaMWRC and my colleague @mariahmay_ to talk about a lived experience component… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
March 8 2021 at 10:37
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)Back home at 0830, put on a laundry and jumped in the shower. At the desk for 9am and a good hour of going through… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 10:35
Charlotte Maddix (@cwmaddix)I no longer do much nighttime parenting (😳) so my day began around 7:30 with what, honestly, counts as a lie-in. I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Charlotte Maddix (@cwmaddix)
March 8 2021 at 10:33
Elena Soper (@elenasoper)Woo here we go, #MakingWorkVisible for @EngenderScot #IWD2021. Started this morning finishing my Route 66 challenge… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Elena Soper (@elenasoper)
March 8 2021 at 10:31
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)Started to prep for interview with BBC journalist at 11 on lack of clear #HomeEd guidance from Scot gov. Took out r… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 10:21
Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)Nap over. Got a grumpy Sully dressed (makes 1 of usπŸ™ˆ) and back downstairs. Taken food out the freezer for dinner. B… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)
March 8 2021 at 10:21
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)Made Robin's lunch, put a load of laundry on, washed breakfast dishes, walked Robin to school. Came home and preppe… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 10:19
Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)I was up at 2.30am with a fever from the vaccine and a sad Robin who'd had a nightmare. Got him back to sleep, thou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Rachel Plummer (@smaychel)
March 8 2021 at 10:16
Kate Joester (@rebelraising)A lot of #MakingWorkVisible for me would involve intruding on my kids' privacy, but if you could just picture me at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kate Joester (@rebelraising)
March 8 2021 at 10:16
Sarah L King (@sarahkingauthor)Final Monday of home-schooling. Another morning of feeding, cajoling & helping kids with work. Dishes, laundry etc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Sarah L King (@sarahkingauthor)
March 8 2021 at 10:12
Kate Nevens (@katenevens)Still in my pajamas but have already bashed through a bunch of work - responded to a bunch of emails that came thro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kate Nevens (@katenevens)
March 8 2021 at 10:11
elliehutch⚑️ (@Elliehutch_)it’s IWD! Joining @EngenderScot #MakingWorkVisible so... up at 720 , ironed some school clothes, put the washing on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… elliehutch⚑️ (@Elliehutch_)
March 8 2021 at 10:09
Claire Miller (@CllrCMiller)I usually feel that I’m not doing enough or achieving enough to be able to take part in #MakingWorkVisible on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Claire Miller (@CllrCMiller)
March 8 2021 at 10:04
Alys (@alysmumford)We did a massive spring clean yesterday (not my idea) and LOOK HOW CLEAN MY MICROWAVE IS. Now realise I should have… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alys (@alysmumford)
March 8 2021 at 10:00
Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)9.55am & I have just had to wake 2/4 of the kids again. They were woken up for the first time two hours ago. This… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)
March 8 2021 at 09:56
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)9.45am - we use cloth nappies in our house so today is nappy wash day. When I got up at 6.15am I chucked the nappie… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 09:51
Alys (@alysmumford)I'm not on cat feeding duty in the morning as we switched chores this year (I get the litter πŸ’©) but get up earlier… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alys (@alysmumford)
March 8 2021 at 09:50
Vive le Bélarus libre ↙️↙️↙️ (@Seunte)the #makingworkvisible tag always reminds me that school uniforms are a sexist institution a concept: never having… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vive le Bélarus libre ↙️↙️↙️ (@Seunte)
March 8 2021 at 09:48
Jane OD (@MsJaneOD)I tidied up, put a load in the washing machine and supported my youngest child with her online learning before logg… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Jane OD (@MsJaneOD)
March 8 2021 at 09:48
Kirsty Blackman (@KirstySNP)I have some important meetings this afternoon so won’t be able to apply to take part in any of the urgent business… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Blackman (@KirstySNP)
March 8 2021 at 09:47
Kirsty Blackman (@KirstySNP)It’s #IWD2021 and that means some tweets about #MakingWorkVisible on this very different IWD. This time last year I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Blackman (@KirstySNP)
March 8 2021 at 09:47
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)9am - baby C down for a nap, which is getting easier with a quiet house. Takes 15mins of nipping in and out her roo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 09:46
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)Before 9am - Kisses and cuddles goodbye and Joe walks Rosie to school. Only a few weeks ago I would be racing arou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 09:44
Clare MacGillivray (@Clare_MacG)Today I'm #MakingWorkVisible for #IWD2021 5 person household = picking up, washing, hanging, folding, putting away… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Clare MacGillivray (@Clare_MacG)
March 8 2021 at 09:43
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)8am - Rosie gets up for school, a little later than normal so will defo moan that there's no time to watch spongebo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 09:42
Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)Nappy changed and now Sul is having a quick power nap. Wash load on. Coffee made. 10mins to sit down, check my work… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)
March 8 2021 at 09:41
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)My day started at 6.15am when baby C was up and ready for a bottle. Downstairs, just us, watching In The Night Gar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 09:38
Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)I have always tried to take part in this ❀️ and will do so again today. My #IWD2021 is different this year not jus… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Alyson Laird (@AlysonLaird)
March 8 2021 at 09:36
Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)Arrived at my desk in my home office at 9:15 after a walk to school and back. Time to move the pile of washing that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)
March 8 2021 at 09:25
Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)Got up at 7am to get myself ready before going coaxing my 7 yr old out of (my!) bed. Made breakfast, made a packed… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)
March 8 2021 at 09:23
Women Covid Scot (@WomenCovidScot)I feel like the pandemic is shining a spotlight on every little gender imbalance in our relationship (including cla… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Women Covid Scot (@WomenCovidScot)
March 8 2021 at 09:23
Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)Debated getting involved in this (I've done it previous years) because I'm so tired from adjusting to being a singl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Fiona Harvey (she/her) (@MadeByFi)
March 8 2021 at 09:19
Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)9.15 & I’ve made it to my dining table desk in the living room, via the kitchen to put my dishes away and 3/4 of th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)
March 8 2021 at 09:17
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Another load of laundry on, picked up a few emails on my phone while finishing my coffee standing in the bedroom, n… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 09:17
Dr Jackie Gulland (@JackieGulland)#MakingWorkVisible Negotiating with care agencies, shopping; checking fridge; medication; making lunch; helping w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Dr Jackie Gulland (@JackieGulland)
March 8 2021 at 09:03
Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)Worth reflecting: none of my kids are back at school. Next Monday marks a year since I started working from home. I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)
March 8 2021 at 08:58
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)One of the things I’ve tried to do to maintain some work/life distinction through #COVIDγƒΌ19 is segregate all of my… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
March 8 2021 at 08:57
Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)If we were still working from the @EngenderScot office then I would almost be in Edinburgh now after a quick hit of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Emma Ritch (@EmmaRitch)
March 8 2021 at 08:53
Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)For #IWD2021 I’m going to tweet elements of my day as part of #MakingWorkVisible. It’s ten to nine. I’m eating my… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Vonnie Sandlan (@VonnSand)
March 8 2021 at 08:52
Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)I’m a teacher so will be doing some remote learning today. The eldest is at school for practical subjects today and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)
March 8 2021 at 08:48
Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)Getting ready to go to work. My partner does the breakfast and I chat to the kids, reminding the eldest to do his l… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 πŸ‡ͺπŸ‡Ί πŸ¦ŠπŸ“– (@stripey_kitten)
March 8 2021 at 08:48
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Now putting away three loads of washing (I don’t iron, f*ck that) and leaving the weekend’s living room toy carnage… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 08:29
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Pour another coffee, spend 5 minutes doing a Spanish lesson on Duolingo, talk to Starbuck who is mooching for food… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 08:29
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Emails mostly sorted - both Seumas and I work 5 days over 4 for childcare, and Friday is the day I’m not in the off… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 08:29
Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)I’ve taken a day of annual leave to allow Andrew to start back at work after a month of parental leave. Next stop w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)
March 8 2021 at 08:20
Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)My day started at 4am when Sully decided he was done with sleeping in his cot. After a couple of very disturbed hou… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Cally Fox McKay (@CallyFoxMcKay)
March 8 2021 at 08:20
Open Aye (@open_aye)#MakingWorkVisible On #IWD2021 i will Get the kids ready for school, sort meals, dishes, feed pets, wash clothes,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Open Aye (@open_aye)
March 8 2021 at 07:25
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)I am going back to bed with a cup of filter coffee, a banana and a cereal bar to triage my emails and build today’s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 07:07
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)We chose a nursery near our workplaces in Edinburgh’s West End, before the pandemic meant we were working from home… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 07:07
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)It’s then a two-handed effort to get Malc changed again, skin creams on, dressed, teeth brushed, shoes and coat on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 07:07
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)I sit with Malc while he has breakfast, and try to read the news (endlessly scroll Twitter) if he doesn’t realise I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 07:04
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)I sit with Malc while he has breakfast, and try to read the news (endlessly scroll Twitter) if he doesn’t realise I… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 06:41
Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)Wake up when @BBCr4today starts and listen to the headlines. Get up, feed the cats and prepare Malc’s breakfast - b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1… Kirsty Connell-Skinner (@Kirsty_CSk)
March 8 2021 at 06:24
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