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…
If you have children who are old enough to want to print, you’ll know how expensive it can be. Whether you use an inkjet with individual cartridges, or a laser printer, ink seems to evaporate in next to no time.
So when Epson got in touch with us at Mothers Who Work Towers about the Epson EcoTank ET-4550, we were enthused.
Technology may have the world fooled, but not us! One of the most important tools in life already exists in your home: a pencil. That’s according to author Stephen Covey in his book, ‘Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success’, and he should know. If the name doesn’t ring a bell, maybe you’ve heard of his other bestselling book, ‘7 Habits of Highly Effective People‘ one of the must-reads for anyone who is serious about making an impact in the world.
Spring’s in full swing and the pressure’s on (a bit) to get healthy and looking great. What’s new? Every year, people worldwide put themselves to task to shed some pounds to get fit and healthy in time for summer fun. With news on musician Sam Smith’s three-stone weight loss in…
There’s an app for just about everything today – whether you own an iPhone, Android or Windows phone, there is something to distract you at some point in the day. Serious working mums will know that using a diary system of some sort is very beneficial, but life happens, and sometimes things get lost, or your leave it at home because you’ve changed your bag…or an important page gets ripped out by your toddler.
Never one to be intimidated by challenges, I could think of nothing more exciting two weeks ago when 3M, the makers of the famous Post-it Note asked if I would like to take part in a blogger challenge.
Within two days, I was in the receipt of two big blocks of 3M Post-it Notes , and a cute handbag dispenser (yes, that really does exist) and off I went to show the world five different ways to use Post-It notes. Here goes:
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 bus, tube or train to see many women grip onto their morning coffees like their lives depend on it…and then complain about weight gain without realising that their morning and afternoon coffee fix could be the culprit!
When it comes to buying uniform for the start of the new school year, it can be a bit of a conundrum – spend less and save money risking poor quality school wear, or spend too much and get burnt when your young ones ruin their uniform.
We review some products from Vertbaudet…well worth a watch!
It never ceases to amaze me how quickly children young and older can create ingrained mess in the car, but it is a little embarrassing if your mum’s taxi never seems to be clean.
The essential car vac
There are a lot of car vacs out there, but a lot of them just don’t seem to have the suction power needed to really picky up crumbs other culprits from those hard-to-reach parts of the car.
Social media has really made it easy to make contacts with the people you need in your business sector.
Remember the days when you had to try to get past rottweiler-like receptionists and PAs, who made life as difficult as possible to get through to your contact? It was almost like you were a predator they were trying to field off, and by the time they had taken your name and contact details reluctantly, it felt like you’d just done 10 rounds with Mike Tyson…knowing full well that they were not going to pass your details on anyway!
Then in walked LinkedIn…all you need to do is search for the company or the job title of the person you’re looking for and then drop them an email, or ask one of your contacts who are linked to them to connect you!
Still confused? Want to find out how else LinkedIn can help your business, then read our LinkedIn for Business guide.
With the kids being on half term and the summer holidays looming, there is one thing that can’t be avoided – the dirt and grime that kids at home can create! From muddy shoes (yes, even during summer), spilt juice and ice-cream on the floor, every day can feel like a new cleaning adventure.