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 […]