Archive for the ‘What’s in the news?’ Category

Kate Middleton’s pregnancy news spreads like wildfire. But do working mums have to tell their employer they are expecting?

When royal wives like The Duchess of Cambridge and celebrities are pregnant they are so closely monitored by the press and paparazzi that they don’t always get to break the news themselves. Kate Middleton, wife of Prince William is a case in point, and the news that she is pregnant

RoSPA issues warning to parents about the dangers of nappy sacks after at least 12 deaths in England and Wales

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is alerting parents to the dangers of nappy sacks (used to dispose of soiled nappies) to their babies a d young toddlers. This comes after research showing that least 12 babies in England and Wales, aged from two-months-old to a year,

5 ways working mums with new babies can get more sleep when you return to work

The joy of a new baby is certainly special and something that all new parents experience. However, not getting enough sleep is also part of having a new baby and new parents notoriously get very little sleep, if any at all. For new mums on maternity leave, it can be

Media enquiry: Maverick Television is looking for inspiring mums for TV series

Do you have a particular parenting technique or method that you believe works well? Have you learnt some things the hard way that you wish you’d known sooner? Are you proud of your style of parenting and believe others could learn from you? Maverick Television is developing a parenting show

Wonga launches new product for businesses – Wonga for Business

You may have already heard of Wonga, who predominantly provide short-term loans for personal circumstances. But Wonga have also launched Wonga for Business, a brand new way for businesses to approach financial solutions at their hour of need.

Join the Mothers Who Work Club today and get a free picket mirror (RRP £3.50)

Have you joined the Mothers Who Work Club? If not, you’re missing out on video tutorials, tips, advice, workbooks and downloadable guides that will take your online business to the next level. And if you already have a business, you’re missing out on learning how you can grow your customer

Win a FREE exhibition stand at the 4 Women in Business Expo!

Showcasing your business at exhibitions is a great way to get your business in front if a buying audience, and to increase your customer base. That’s why has teamed up with 4 Women in Business to give two lucky readers a free exhibition stand at the event on Saturday

Working mothers and fathers wanted for newspaper article

Journalist looking for case studies of parents who work different hours and are able to avoid full time child care and split/juggle the childcare between themselves for article on parenting and working

Calling all tiger mums: Fabulous magazine needs you

Calling all tiger mums. This article is about different types of mums and different forms of parenting, but I am looking for a case study of a tiger mum who is happy to be interviewed and photographed in London.

Sponsored video: How to keep you business finances in check

Not many people can hold their hands up when asked if they enjoy keeping their financial records in order – and that’s why bookkeepers and accountants charge a lot of money to take the task off our hands.

4 Women in Business Expo for mums in business – don’t miss out – book your free place today!

Are you a mum in business? are you a budding mumpreneur who wants to take her business to the next level? Do you want to hear from like-minded women in business who are making a success of their business? Mothers Who Work has partnered with 4 Women in Business Expo

Mumpreneur Business Directory – tell our 105,000-plus mums about your products and services

Having an online business that only you, your friends and family know about is like having a shop in the middle of nowhere that people only come across by accident. You want get enough traffic, let Lone make those all-important sales and soon it will become very demotivating indeed.

Has the Olympics given your children sporting fever? Well, it could cost you £27,000 to fund their pre-Olympic career!

The recent medal wins of Team GB in the London 2012 Olympics has got the nation abuzz with excitement and pride.

The working mum’s guide to weaning: by spoon vs baby lead

I started weaning my now 33 year old daughter in an African Country where we were lucky if we even received a daily newspaper. I was lucky to have the help of my very learned friend and housekeeper, Mary, who had been around many babies over the years. There were

Cheap or free family fun activities to do this summer…with an Olympic twist, too.

Now that summer’s fast approaching and the weather is ‘hopefully’ improving, it’s time to start thinking about outdoor activities to keep the kids amused throughout the summer months. One of the cheapest activities available to families involves using two things that come free to us – our legs to enjoy

Real mums – we need you! Tell us your story and inspire others…

Do you have some tips and advice you could offer our 85,000-plus mums? Are you an expert in your field, and have something interesting to tell our working mothers?

Do you need a workplace pension?

From October this year, employers will enrol workers into a workplace pension, if they meet the following criteria:

Boris, you’re out of touch! Work at home mums don’t eat cheese an skive off…they work damn hard!

Could someone please tell the London Mayor Boris Johnson to think before he talks? During another ill thought out verbal delivery the Mayor of London is quoted saying that people who work from home do nothing more than skive and eat cheese.

Maternity leave in the future: how the government is tightening the noose around parents’ necks further still

As if cutting Child Tax Credits, Child Benefits, closing down Sure Start Centres and everything else isn’t making finances tighter for parents, the government has plans to actually reduce the amount of maternity leave mums-to-be can have. Did you know about this? Don’t be surprised if you didn’t because it’s

Thinking of starting a blog? Here are two things you should know before you start

Are you thinking about starting your own blog? Do you fancy joining the ever-increasing list of mummy bloggers who are taking the internet by storm?