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Get ready for summer with in trend ladies’ coats and jackets

We can’t always guarantee the weather in a British summer, so it’s best to be prepared by having at least one summer coat in your wardrobe.

Do you want to have your cake and eat it?

No one said being a working mum would be easy – in fact, if you listen to all the so-called experts, research and stay-at-home mums, you’d probably give up before you get started. But at Mothers Who Work, we think we’ve found the secret recipe for success – baking the

Childminders say no to Childcare minister’s plans to increase adult to child ratio

A petition against the government’s plans to change the ratios of the number of adults to children in early years settings such as nurseries and registered childminders has received more than 21,000 signatures in less than three weeks.

How to stop fear of failure stopping you from achieving your dreams

Is a fear of failure stopping you achieve more in your career, business or life in general? Do you admire those who just seem to bite the bullet and go on a particular course, or start a part-time business from home but don’t know why you keep holding yourself back?

Can’t start the day without your coffee fix? Find out which coffees are spending a lifetime on your hips…

What’s your coffee weak spot? A hazelnut latte, a mocha with whipped cream? Having these once in a while is fine, but if you’ve been wondering why your weight creeps up when you’re working, it could be down to your coffee shop purchases. You only need to jump on the

Five foods your teeth should avoid at the office Christmas party if you don’t want to suffer the consequences

Christmas is a time of fun and lots of eating – at home and in the workplace. Between Christmas dinner and office parties, you’ll have a world of food pushed at you and in your mouth without a care. But if you want to avoid toothache, teeth stains and a

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

Pregnant at between 28-38 weeks pregnant? Get the whooping cough jab now

Pregnant women between 28-38 weeks pregnant are being asked to get vaccinated against whooping cough (pertussis). This is due to a sharp rise in the number of whooping cough cases in the UK, and eight babies dying from whooping cough recently.

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.

Four ways to make working during pregnancy stress-free

Congrats! You’re going to be a mums, and what exciting times you have ahead. Unfortunately, while your family, friends and colleagues may be excited for you, strangers on your commute probably won’t share the joy… So, how can you make your commute to work as stress free and comfortable as