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Every mum should read or listen to this book…it will change your life!

So, if you’re a regular Mothers Who Work reader, you’ll be accustomed with some of the self-help book reviews that we often share. It’s done with no commercial reasons behind it. Self-help is the way forward and without the time (and sometimes the money) to go to a life coach,

Review: What every blogger needs in her handbag

Being self-employed means that you should be able to work from just about anywhere, depending on your business or what you need to achieve on a particular day. In theory, when you’re working on admin, social media or doing any website-related work for your business, you should be able to

Do you know your ‘Why’?

Seems like a bit of an odd question, ‘Why?’ Especially when you don’t know why, the question is being asked. But it really isn’t and if you read the book ‘Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action‘ by Simon Sinek you’ll understand why this is probably

No time to read? Don’t be a statistic… find out how to read a book a day

According to a youGov survey almost 4 million adults never read for pleasure. While you might blame technology for taking over where a good book would pass the time, or the fact that we’re just too busy to read, making progress in life requires that you seek knowledge. So how

Book review: #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso

“A #girlboss is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it,” says Sophia Amoruso, the author os the book #Girlboss. While she’s not a mum, Sophia who hasn’t even hit the big 3-0 has an old head on her shoulder, which probably

Book Review – Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg

There’s a lot of advice online for working mums, and much of it can seem quite repetitive at times: manage your time, try working from home, become a blogger… if only everyone was made the same or had the same dreams and aspirations in life.

Book review: OVERSUBSCRIBED by Daniel Priestley

If you’ve read business startup books in the past, one of the tips for setting up a business, or finding a way into any market is to look at what other people are doing and copy it, adding a few unique selling points.

Book review of the fortnight – Black Box Thinking: The Surprising Truth About Success by Matthew Syed

Look around your workplace, your community and society in general and there is a common theme: a fear of failure. Add to that, the not wanting to be seen to make a mistake and hiding any mistakes we make and it can be quite a lethal cocktail.

Skincare review: acne series part 2

If you’re tired of switching from one skincare routine to another, trying new skincare products that promise clarity, but leave your skin the same or worse than before and just want something natural and different, we have three products to shout about.  Lumie Clear    Lumie Clear says that it’s

Need somewhere to escape to on Mother’s Day? The Travelodge room review

When it comes to Mother’s Day, chocolates, flowers and perfume are a kind gesture, but we could all do with some me time away from the family just to recharge, rest and do whatever (or nothing) we want to do. While going away for a spa break may not be