Posts Tagged ‘KIDS’

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by how much you have to do? Why we have to do less

May 28 2016

Too much to do as parent? How to work smarter, not harder so you can enjoy your kids more.

As a working mum, I wish that my brain hadn’t often felt like a computer with too many tabs open.

Or that it had not got to the point where an essential visit to my GP seemed self-indulgent.

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What kids love about London – Introducing child reporter Abigail

Apr 16 2015
Tower Bridge

I’m Abigail, I’m 10 years old and I live in Brockley, South East London.

My hobbies are singing, dancing, writing and playing the piano.

I love living in Brockley because we have a fantastic park called Hillyfields and it has a fab view over London.

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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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Mother and Son

May 11 2014

Hello,

I’m a novelist & journalist…I’m also a mum. And I have to say that the way mothers are portrayed in fiction DRIVES ME NUTS.

Think about the books you’ve read which focus on being a mother…it’s all about the hard work, the difficulties, the mess and the way in which your life is taken away from you.
What about the good stuff??? Where is the joy of being a mum reflected in modern fiction?

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