Taking Back Control While Living with Teenagers During The Lockdown

4 min readApr 18, 2020

I am as busy as ever. It just never stops, right? It has been another full-on week, and I feel like I am taking this working-from-home thing into my stride now.

Of course, it takes some time to adjust to a new routine, but I am pleased to report that my back doesn’t hurt this week. I am now trying to move every hour or so. I also force myself to get a proper break for lunch instead of spending all day talking to a computer. I even took a yoga lesson on Zoom yesterday. It must have helped. What can I say? I am…


I am a French woman who used to live in London and has now moved to Sydney. Engineer by background. Turned lawyer. Turned writer. Wife, mum, friend, ultrarunner