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Why toddlers and computers do not mix – what to avoid when you work from home

Jan 23 2015
what to avoid when working from home

I should have seen it coming.  It was a glorious hot summer’s day and I’d promised the kids a picnic in the park.  But the temptation to check my Inbox was far too strong.

As any homeworking parent knows too well, juggling work and the summer holidays is no mean feat.  You have to somehow entertain the kids, keep them out of mischief and keep your work ticking along at the same time.

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5 Ways To Gain Rock Star Exposure For Your Business

Oct 02 2014
5 ways to gain rock star exposure for your business

Rock stars have all the fun, don’t they?

They’re in the limelight all the time and their fans follow everything they say and do.

Which makes their fans perfect advocates for their brand. Their message gets spread far and wide, which results in – yep you’ve guessed it – more fans!

For the likes of you and me running our own business, gaining rock star exposure doesn’t seem at all possible does it?

It probably doesn’t even sound sensible let alone possible – after all, you’ve got a business to run. Things to do. People to see. Bills to pay.

Serious work!

Actually, gaining rock star exposure isn’t as far-fetched as you might think.

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The Zen of working school holidays

Jul 19 2014
Mumpreneur with pre-school children

The school holidays are upon us.  Six whole weeks of summer fun.  As a mumpreneur, isn’t it great to have complete flexibility over your school holidays?

No more haggling with childless colleagues to swap holiday dates. No more pleading with the boss to give you time off during “his busiest time of the year”.

So ladies, do you feel ready for the holidays?

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How to avoid work at home scams

Jul 09 2014
How to avoid work at home scams

Have you always wanted to join the thousands of mum and dadpreneurs who have a home based business?

If you have, but have held back because you’re not sure what type of business to go for, it certainly is wise to take your time over making that decision.  After all, you’ll want a business that you will enjoy, will fit around the family, and of course one that pays.

But how can you choose which one is right for you?

Well, firstly a word of warning!

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Keeping a check on your household costs

Mar 02 2013

The cost of raising a child has now reached an all-time high, according to figures recently released by insurers LV

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