Her Second Shift

Ever wonder about that mysterious “second shift” everyone’s talking about? Let me break it down for you.

You know that feeling when you finally wrap up your workday, only to find yourself knee-deep in another marathon of tasks, from changing diapers to whipping up dinner?

That, my friend, is the infamous “second shift” - the unpaid, often overlooked work that accompanies the territory of being a mom and running a household.

But don’t worry, we’re here to shed some light on it, swap stories, and reassure each other that we’re all in this whirlwind adventure called motherhood together.

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From funny parenting stories to heartfelt musings on balancing work and life Her Second Shift promises to make you laugh, cry, and everything in between.

Bullying: My children will be targeted because of how we are perceived.

I live in fear of our children being harassed online in the future.

How I was portrayed, who I am married to, how we met and undoubtedly remained together as a functioning couple means our twins are destined to be bullied at some point.

A man implied I couldn’t have a career now that I was a Mum

A recent reel on Instagram garnered more attention than I had anticipated. I’d been on mental health leave since March this year. During this time, my employer and I decided to call time on our relationship.

I was robbed in Thailand whilst on my honeymoon – here’s what happened.

I’d been eagerly awaiting our honeymoon to Thailand for 15 months. That’s how long it’d been since we were married (for real). The trip was wonderful with a few, let’s say, unique events that certainly made it a memorable honeymoon – like being robbed and a flight from hell.

Hey I'm Liss,

I am the passionate founder and creator of Her Second Shift. During the day, I help train the next generation of professionals, but once the workday is over, the real fun begins!

I dive into the exhilarating journey of raising my two-year-old twin boys, Levi and Tate, alongside my husband Bryce and our adorable fur baby, Sonny. Life is always filled with excitement in our neck of the woods!

I created Her Second Shift as a place for moms like me to come together, share our stories, and support each other through the ups and downs of motherhood.

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or a brand-new mum still trying to figure it all out, you’re welcome here. So grab a seat, get cozy, and let’s dive into this crazy journey called motherhood together!

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In the spirit of reconciliation, Her Second Shift acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today