Category: Living

Dating as a single mother: can you be bothered?

Dating as a single mother: can you be bothered?

Are you dating? As a single mother, it’s a question you get asked a lot. By family, by friends, by random strangers even. My answer? My dating days are over. I’m done. Not just because as a single mum there’s very little time or opportunity to be […]


Could your ‘money personality’ be sabotaging you?

Could your ‘money personality’ be sabotaging you?

This week I’ve got a guest post about uncovering your money personality from none other than my money mentor, Denise Duffield-Thomas. I’m a member of Denise’s Lucky Bitch Money Bootcamp and went to see her speak in London last month. Denise Duffield-Thomas believes that rich women can change the […]


How to save money on food shopping (the quick & simple way!)

How to save money on food shopping (the quick & simple way!)

Feeding your family can be an expensive business. If you let it. But it’s one basic, essential, category of your budget that you can make considerable savings on. With a little bit of planning. But don’t worry, this isn’t one of those posts encouraging you to spend hours […]


The importance of scheduling downtime

The importance of scheduling downtime

Once upon a time in a lifetime far, far away I was a certified expert at chilling out. Pre-child and before self-employment, I can vaguely recall a time when I could luxuriate in unlimited downtime. Well, unlimited outside of work hours that is. I was an expert at […]


It’s time to say NO to working nine-to-five

It’s time to say NO to working nine-to-five

Tomorrow it’s International Women’s Day. This post is a call-to-arms for equality in the workplace – #BeBoldForChange. When I returned to work after I had my daughter, I decided to work part-time. I was demoted. My responsibilities were slashed and a childless colleague with very little communications experience was given […]


A word about discipline and self-employment

A word about discipline and self-employment

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