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Forget new year’s resolutions – draw your life instead

Every year, half the planet probably draws up a list of must-dos. You can guess them already, can’t you? The infamous bucket-list of things to do that will revolutionalise a part of or all of our existence. Nah! Come the end of January, when all the guilt of slipping up

New year: your new approach to being a working mum

Do you feel like you have to constantly prove yourself in the workplace because you’re a working mum? With most of us having a few days off because of the Christmas and bank holidays, this is your chance to go back to work renewed and ready to stand firm! We

5 ways to live (happily) on one income…

No one plans to be a single parent, but the reality is true for many mums (and dads) in the UK and the world over. And likewise no one plans for the one steady income coming home (we’re talking about couples in this instance) to get cut though redundancy, companies

Rubbish myths about women in business

We live in a world where people like to put other people into a box. Being a working mum comes high on that list…if I had a pound for every time someone told me (not asked me) how difficult it must be, I would have a nice little fund for

How to overcome your fear of going back to school (yep…studying again)

If you’re anything like me, you swore after your first degree and the years of study that preceded it that you would not study again! If you’re still anything like me, you’ve been to more courses than you could shake a stick at, and have realised that studying never actually

Don’t give up! Three surefire ways to see your new year’s resolutions to a successful end

New year’s resolutions aren’t something we write knowing rat we want be able to achieve them. They usually start out with the best intentions, so why do so many of us miss our targets, or give up before February? If that sounds like your experience, year in, year out, here