• How to write blog posts fast

    You want your blog to be packed with quality blog posts, but how do you write blog posts fast when you’re a busy mama with tons of other stuff to do!? You might have a busy job, or be a stay-at-home mum. Whatever other gigs you have going on, you’re probably looking to speed up

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  • It’s not just you, motherhood IS hard

    Whoever claims to find motherhood a breeze is either lying or someone with the patience of a saint crossed with an actual god on earth.  Motherhood is hard. The other day I took my daughters for a day out at a local country park. It has animals, different play parks, dinosaur statues, fairy doors, play

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  • Surrendering to being a stay-at-home mum

    I am waving the white flag. I surrender to being a stay-at-home mum.  When I lost my full-time job I genuinely thought I would be back to some kind of “proper” work within six months.  I considered it a temporary gap in employment, somewhat naively I didn’t think of myself as “unemployed” because I had

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  • We need to redefine what having it all means

    As a freelance working mother, I technically may have achieved what is rather unhelpfully known as “having it all”. But I’ve got to be honest, although I feel very lucky in my current situation, I certainly don’t feel like I “have it all”. If anything I feel like I have bits of one thing, and

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  • Becoming a work-from-home mama

    Taking the brave leap of faith required to start your own business and work from home can be a daunting prospect. But once you’ve made the decision, found what makes you passionate, researched Small Business Loans and handed in your notice, it’s actually all rather exciting. I’m not alone in being a mama who decided

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  • 10 things people would never say to working dads

        It’s funny how progressive we claim to be as a society, and yet there’s still a lot of assumptions surrounding each sex’s role in bringing up baby. There are certain things people would just never say or ask a working dad. However they are things a working mother may have to put up

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  • Is this what rocking motherhood feels like?

    As I sit writing this I am surrounded by the evidence that I am in way over my head. My children are wrestling on the floor – they’re bored because I haven’t had a chance to play with them since they got home from nursery – and I know we’re only seconds away from the

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