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How to fit a home renovation into a busy life

 

Being a mum is a full time job in itself – and with many mums now also working to earn some cash too, there are a lot of demands on a new mother’s time. Some jobs at home can easily be left to slide: you can get away with not doing the ironing every day, for example, and the sofa covers can always wait until next week to be washed. But there’s one job that can’t be left for a long time, and that’s renovations. Nobody wants to live in an outdated home, and it can seriously affect the value of the property. Here are some top tips for even the busiest of mums on how to get a home renovation sorted in a quick and easy way.

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Staying Sane, What's in the news?

You are strong (enough) to make the right decisions! Believe it, girl.

No-one is born with a stronger willpower than others. This is a skill that can be taught, and knowing how to develop strong willpower can lead to huge rewards in your life. Just think. about your labour story.

For most of us mums, there must have been a point during either the pregnancy or labour (or both, bless us!) that we had had enough and wanted to yank our bundle of joy out. Or those sleepless nights when you just want to disappear for a day to just get a decent night’s sleep and recharge your batteries. But you didn’t give up (or haven’t given up)!

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Careers Coach Blog, Staying sane at work, Tips for working mums, Work and career tips and advice

Are you a #bossb*tch or just intimidating without realising it?

Social stereotypes are everywhere and the workplace is no different! It’s amazing how, even in 2018, women as men do not have a level playing field when it comes to their expected behaviours. If a man is assertive in the workplace, he’s a great boss, or an asset to the team, but a woman doing exactly the same is labelled bossy, confrontational or a b*tch.

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How to get over working mum guilt

Whether it’s dropping your child at a nursery and hearing the screeching as you leave (and trying to stop the mascara ruining your work makeup); or feeling guilty that you have to miss your child’s assembly or Sport’s Day (yet again) we’ve all been there.
Feeling guilty about having to go to work – or wanting to go to work in the first place – is quite normal. However, it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom. Here are some tips to reduce the working mum guilt.

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Start giving a …care! Why you never make money in your business ventures…

If I had a tenner for every person who I’ve ever spoke to about their new business venture who I could tell probably wouldn’t go very far with it, I’d be one of the dragons on Dragons Den…or something very similar.
It’s not because I think they won’t make it out of some inherent pessimistic streak thats running through my veins. If you know me, you’ll know that I always try to encourage, inspire and motivate those around me.

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