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How to stay focused when you work from home

  • March 30, 2020
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The last few months have seen most of us suddenly working from home. How are you coping with staying focused on your work? Some of us are used to working at home and already have schedules and routines in place. However, even the most experienced work from home parent probably wouldn’t have added homeschooling into their daily work routine as well. You might have got the working mum balance just >>

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Freelance jobs you can do from anywhere in the world (and how to find them)

  • February 17, 2020
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Many of us dream of ditching the 9-5, packing a suitcase, and going some place exotic where you can log onto your laptop from the beach. I know I did – though my reality isn’t quite working from the beach (sand and laptops are not a good mix!) and a paradise island isn’t all that practical when you have kids. But, I have created a freelance career for myself that >>

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Balancing life as a work from home mum

  • February 3, 2020
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Working from home is something that most working mums dream about . You get to take your kids to school and pick them up again at the end of every day, attend school events, and be around in the school holidays all whilst earning a living. For my first 8 years as a working mum I went to the officer every day to work for someone else. Having to ask >>

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Great online courses if you want to be a freelancer

  • September 27, 2019
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Do you dream of leaving behind the 9-5 office job and becoming your own boss? I think it’s something that most working mums daydream about at some point, especially when the juggling of work, childcare and general life gets too much. If you want to set up as a freelancer there are many different work from home jobs. But if you don’t already possess any of these skills, can you >>

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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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5 Important Things To Think About When Working For Yourself

  • October 7, 2016

As I’ve blogged about before, my ultimate career goal is to work for myself. It hasn’t happened yet, and probably won’t for a while, though I do quite a lot of freelance work now so am on my way! There’s a lot to think about before you take the plunge. There are pros and cons to working for yourself and obviously, you have to decide what kind of work you’re >>

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The Pros and Cons of Freelancing

  • April 11, 2016

I work part time for a property company, and have been there for 9 years. It’s not a bad job,¬†I enjoy the work, and most days I don’t particularly mind going into the office. However it’s working and making money¬†for someone else’s benefit. Like most working mums find, ¬†working and having kids is so difficult to juggle, and I’m increasingly thinking about just going it alone and freelancing. I do >>

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6 Ideas For Jobs You Can Do From Home

  • March 14, 2016

(This post was originally featured on I don’t think I’m exaggerating when I say every working mum would rather have a job where they could work from home. Whether it’s to allow them to¬†work around the school day or work when the little ones nap and not have to pay for childcare, it’s a dream for most working parents. Like many other mums, I’m on the quest for that >>

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11 Things To Remember When Promoting Your Business On Social Media

  • October 27, 2015

With more and more parents trying to juggle work and childcare, setting up a business from home has never been more popular. There are lots of things to think about when setting up your own company, and social media is a free and very important marketing tool to promote your business. However, there is a big difference between using social media for personal use and using it for your business and there are >>

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The Best Things About Being A Working Mum

  • October 13, 2015

Looking after children AND going to work is hard. Being a working mum involves a lot of rushing around, earning less money than you used to, trying to balance everything and feeling guilty for missing those all important milestones. Whether you go to work outside the home, are a work from home mum or run your own business there are lots of struggles for working mums. But with the aim >>

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