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Tips to create a home office that perfectly suits your requirements

  • September 11, 2019
Tips to create a home office

Working from home can be a fantastic perk. You’ll have the freedom to set your own hours and you’ll also be able to take breaks whenever you want to. However, if you feel as though your workplace is well and truly drab this can have an impact on your creativity, and you may even find that you don’t enjoy your job as much as you could. Here are some tips >>

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Becoming self-employed – biggest changes so far

  • September 5, 2019
Becoming self-employed

Amongst lots of changes since moving to Spain, working from home full-time has been a very big change to get used to. Becoming self-employed is something I dreamed about for years! In the UK I was working 30 hours a week in my job, and then a couple of hours a night on my blogs and freelance work. To move to Spain I obviously gave up going into an office >>

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3 Important Things Freelancing Mums Forget

  • March 15, 2019
3 things freelancers forget

This post is in collaboration with Sherpa If you run your own business from home or work as a freelancer, you’ll know that there are many pros and cons of working for yourself rather than as an employee. There can be so much to organise, it’s easy to forget to organise things that would always have been sorted for you by an employer previously. I’ve listed below three important things freelancers forget to organise >>

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7 Time Management Tips For Working Mums

  • January 24, 2019
Do you need some help managing your time more effectively and being more productive? Check out my 7 Time Management tips for working mums | productivity tips | goal setting | motivation and career advice | time management | save time | time saving | batching | timeboxing | planning |

This week myself and several other working mums in my office were all having a bit of a rant about how much we have to do, how we’re always running late and how we feel like we’ve done a days work before we even reach the office. Of course, we then get to the office and the rushing doesn’t stop – especially if you’re part-time but still trying to fit >>

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10 Work-Life Balance Tips For Busy Mums

  • January 9, 2019
Work life balance tips

Juggling work and family life is not an easy task – no matter how long you’ve been doing it, you will still have bad days, forget things, and end up feeling stressed. You’ll be sat in a meeting and suddenly remember you forgot to sign a permission slip or send your child to school with their PE kit. Or you’ll be promising your kids “I’ll be right there” as you >>

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What’s On Your Desk?

  • November 7, 2018

As a Digital Marketing Manager by day and a blogger/social media freelancer by night, I spend a lot of time sitting at a desk as you can probably imagine. My desk at work is pretty dull, we’re encouraged to follow a ‘clear desk’ policy so apart from a couple of photos it’s not very exciting. However, my desk at home is a bit more interesting with a few personal items >>

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What is it really like being a working mum?

  • October 9, 2018
What it's really like to be a working mum

What is it really like being a working mum? If you’re one yourself then you’ll know – it’s an endless amount of rushing around doing things for other people all day, before collapsing into bed at night. If you’re not a working mum, then maybe you’ve made a ‘part-timer’ comment to a working mum or wondered why they’re so tired all the time. Read on and find out… A day >>

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5 Side-Hustles To Make A Bit Of Extra Cash

  • August 6, 2018
5 Side-Hustles To Make A Bit Of Extra Cash

Whether you work full-time, part-time or stay at home, you’ll no doubt need more money because let’s face it, kids are expensive. There are various things you can try to earn some extra money but I’d recommend staying away from anything that involves MLM pyramid schemes or commission only sales. I’ve tried a few things so have put together a list of 5 5 side-hustles to make a bit of extra >>

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7 Ways To De-Stress Your Weekend

  • July 27, 2018
Destress your weekend

Do you get to Friday afternoon and feel like your brain is going to implode? Between work, school runs, after school clubs, housework, and everything else, most mums don’t stop for a breath all week Weekends can’t come soon enough, especially when you work 5 days a week, but I sometimes feel that it gets off to a stressful start after such a hectic week. If you feel the same when >>

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7 Ways To Get Back Your Motivation For Work

  • July 3, 2018
7 ways to get back your motivation for work

Have you found that since becoming a mum your motivation for work has dropped? Sometimes it’s really hard to stay enthusiastic about your job when your main focus is the little people in your life and you’d much rather be spending time with them than at work. Most working mums have been there. It can be heart-wrenching to leave the kids all day and spend your hard-earned cash on childcare, >>

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