How I Survive FIFO Life

How I Survive FIFO Life

The phrase I get the most as a FIFO wife is ‘I couldn’t do that’ or ‘I don’t know how you do it’ I felt called to talk about this some more because I don’t get a sense of people feeling like they want to understand how I ‘do it’ but usually feel mostly pity when...
How To Manage Feeling Lonely In FIFO Life

How To Manage Feeling Lonely In FIFO Life

Feeling lonely in motherhood is something we all experience from time to time so it’s completely understandable – expected even – to also have feelings of loneliness when your partner is a fly-in fly-out worker. As a mum, our lives undergo a huge...
FIFO Life FAQ

FIFO Life FAQ

I wanted to compile some of the most frequently asked questions that I receive in regards to our FIFO life.  I’ll be sure to keep adding to this page as more questions come to mind. What does FIFO mean?  FIFO is an acronym for fly-in-fly-out.  This means workers...
4 Lessons From A Decade Of FIFO Life

4 Lessons From A Decade Of FIFO Life

When I reflect on how much our lives have changed since we first embarked on FIFO life, the word rollercoaster comes to mind. I remember the days in the beginning of our journey, marked with loneliness.  In fact, we got our dog Pepa because Kane was doing large 5 week...
Long Distance Relationship Quotes

Long Distance Relationship Quotes

Long distance relationships are challenging.  Being apart from the ones we love sometimes can feel like too much to bear.  Being a FIFO wife for 10+ years, I understand how hard it can be to be separated from your loved one.  My husband spends half of the year away...