Want to work flexibly, but don’t know how… Here’s how I did it

Sam Petter, Tatty Bumpkin

Post By Sam Petter, Tatty Bumpkin www.tattybumpkin.com 'More than mummies' is such a good phrase for those of us who have had children, and in the past have had careers - you don’t stop being you, just because you are a mum now too. 12 years ago I was at a crossroads, had just had my son (against the odds) and come through a fairly … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Wendy Murray – Little Buttons Boutique

Kite train outfit

Following the popularity of our spring interview series we have decided to make interviews with Mums in business a regular feature! We have had some fantastic feedback from our readers saying how inspiring they have found the posts as well as some wonderful feedback from the businesses featured telling us how it has brought new interest and … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Emma Turpin – File and Forge Jewellery School

File & Forge Jewellery School

The latest interview in our spring interview series is with Emma from the File and Forge Jewellery School in Hatfield Heath. Our thanks go to Emma for taking the time to take part in our interviews and for sharing her story and advice for other mums thinking of starting their own business.   Tell us a little bit about you and your … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Cheryl – Pretty Swish

Duck Print Scarf

Hope this week gets off to a great start for everybody. I'm pleased to publish our latest interview in our spring interview series on this grey and rainy Monday! I hope it brightens up your day! Today's interview is with Cheryl, who runs her own business, Pretty Swish, selling beautiful printed scarves as well as other ladies' accessories, … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Heather Tarrant – Independent Director & Recruiter for The Pampered Chef

Pampered Chef consultant

A wonderful Friday to all! If you need a little inspiration to take you into the weekend here is the latest post in our spring interview series. Today's interview is with Heather Tarrant, an Independent Director and Recruiter for The Pampered Chef, who wanted a more flexible work balance so started a career with The Pampered Chef.  Tell us a … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Karen – Freya Spawton Furniture Designs

Alice in Wonderland quotes stool

Today's interview post is with Karen, creator of Freya Spawton Furniture Designs, who after suffering from Post-natal Depression started her own furniture design business.  Another wonderful and inspiring post to any mum considering turning a hobby into a business and we are extremely please to add this interview to our spring interview … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Stephanie – Little Letter Company

Little Letters

 Hope everyone had a wonderful Mother's Day, and to get your week off to a great start here is the next post in our spring interview series.  This interview is with Stephanie from the Little Letter Company, a lovely example of how children can inspire a business!   Tell us a little bit about you and your business.  My name is … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Siân Winn – Nancy, Squeak and Me

Nancy Squeak and Me

It's Friday! Hope you've all had a wonderful week and to step into the weekend with a little inspiration here is the next interview in our spring interview series.  Today’s interview post is with Siân Winn creator of Nancy, Squeak and Me. Siân started her own business creating beautiful handmade items which she sells via her Facebook … [Read more...]

An Interview with…Victoria Jackson – Andiamo Marketing

Victoria Jackson

We've had a wonderful response to our spring interview series, the interviews have been really popular and very insightful. We hope you have enjoyed reading them and finding out more about mothers setting up their own businesses after having children.  Today's interview post is with Victoria Jackson founder of Andiamo Marketing. Thank you to … [Read more...]

An Interview with… Lisa Moments– Borrowed Moments

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It's a beautiful sunny Monday morning, and I am pleased to publish another wonderful interview for our spring interview series. This interview is with Lisa Moments who has been running her own keepsake business for 8 years.   Tell us a little bit about you and your business. When did you start and what made you decide to start your own … [Read more...]

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