How to organise and declutter your email inbox

How to organise and declutter your email inbox

Do you wake up to hundreds of new emails in your inbox every day? Are most of them from companies you once bought something from, or newsletters you forgot you signed up for? You’re probably suffering from inbox overload.  I don’t know about you, but an out […]


Blog income report June 2017

Blog income report June 2017

It’s that time already – here’s my blog income report for June 2017. As you’ll know if you read last month’s report, as I now have a part-time job, these reports are now the additional self-employed income I earn from this blog and my freelance clients. I […]


Why I’m NOT a single mother by choice

Why I’m NOT a single mother by choice

Let’s get one thing straight. Despite how it might appear, I am not a single mother by choice. For those who don’t know, that’s how the particular way I became a mother is often referred to. But it’s not a label I’m comfortable with. Choice implies preference. Choice […]


How to support your single mother friend

How to support your single mother friend

First of all, your single mother friend is a lucky woman. She has a friend who’s taking the time to read this post and wants to support her. Lucky her. Being a single mother can be a lonely place. And while it has its upsides, it can […]


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 […]


Blog income report May 2017

Blog income report May 2017

Better late than never eh? Yep, my blog income report for May is rather late. Ahem. But I do have an excuse. I had to put some thought into rejigging it slightly because I now have a part-time job. If you read the last report (April) you’ll […]


A letter to my daughter

A letter to my daughter

Dear precious girl, When I look at your little face, here’s what I see. Your round cheeks, your hazel eyes, that tiny nose that turns up perfectly at the end. The mess of wild hair around it. I see the essence of who you are, the spirit […]


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 […]


The 6 best finance apps to help you manage your money

The 6 best finance apps to help you manage your money

Hello #ThriftyThursday! Today I’ve written a round-up of my favourite personal finance apps and tools. I’m a bit of a geek when it comes to personal finance so I use a few digital apps and These tools will help you get in control of your spending, saving […]


April 2017 income report

April 2017 income report

I know it’s been done to death but I’ve decided to publish monthly income reports on this blog. Why? Because I want to be totally honest about the realities of self-employment as a single mother. It can be a financial roller-coaster. Total transparency means getting down to […]