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Why being a working mum is good for your kids

  • March 21, 2019

If you’re a working mum you will probably have experienced quite a lot of mum guilt since going back to work, whether you work because you need the money or simply because you want to. You’re not alone, I wrote this post a while back where some of my fellow mummy bloggers shared some of the ridiculous things they’d suffered ‘mum guilt’ over. We’ve all been there! But did you >>

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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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7 Self-Care Tips For Mums At Christmas

  • December 12, 2018
Self-care tips for mums at Christmas

At this time of year many mums are feeling slightly frazzled and in need of a well-deserved break. Buying gifts for everyone in the family, wrapping all the presents, sorting costumes for school plays and gifts for teachers, doing the Christmas food shop and planning Christmas dinner (all whilst going to work as normal!) can take its toll and leave you feeling burnt out whilst everyone else is enjoying the festivities. >>

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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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6 Top Tips To Make Working From Home Work For You

  • June 26, 2018
6 top tips to make working from home work for you

Working from home has its pros and cons and isn’t always as easy as it sounds. You may think it’s all sitting in front of Netflix with your laptop and not getting dressed until lunchtime, but it’s not quite that easy. Whether you work from home full time, or just spend a few hours blogging, there will be challenges associated with working by yourself. Distractions, loneliness and boredom to name >>

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How To Use Your Commute To Organise Your Life

  • June 19, 2018
Use your commute to organise your life

I’m currently sat on a train on my way to London for a meeting. It takes 2 hours and I hate just sitting doing nothing when you know you have a million things to do. The average commute to work UK is an hour a day, and one in seven commuters say they spend two hours or more each day travelling to and from work. I count myself lucky that >>

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