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Problems faced by working mums across the world

  • October 14, 2019
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Since moving to Spain we have met people from many different nationalities and backgrounds. As well as Spanish and English there are lots of Dutch, Norweigan and Belgian families in our area. I was recently talking to a new Czech school mum friend of mine, chatting about the stresses of being a working mum. As we were talking I realised wherever you’re from and wherever you live, there are the >>

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Parenting

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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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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Working Mum

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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Christmas Parenting

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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Working Mum

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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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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Busy Mum’s Guide To Exercising

  • April 13, 2018

After the unhealthy eating of Easter and the realisation that our summer holiday is 100 days away, the thought of getting “bikini body” ready has hit me! I’m totally rubbish at sticking to any exercise plan and have no willpower when it comes to chocolate, but I’ve started eating healthier and exercising a bit at home and am going to try really hard to at least tone up my mum-tum >>

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Parenting

Secrets Of Mums Who Have It All

  • March 18, 2018

Do you ever look at other mums and wonder how they do it? In these days of the perfect social media photos, it’s easy to think everyone else is doing a better job than you. Better at parenting, better at keeping fit, better at juggling work and family life. But I don’t need to tell you that social media doesn’t show you the whole story, we all know that already. >>

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Parenting

My Most Popular Blog Posts Of 2017

  • January 2, 2018

2017 was the year I upped my blog game! I blogged more often, shared more often, and got a lot more organised with this blog. If you’re new to my blog or are just nosey, these are my most popular blog posts of 2017… How to be an organised mum If you struggle to remember school events and generally whether you’re coming or going, then this post is for you! I’ve >>

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