Why I could never be an employee again

I’ve been a Work at Home Mum for about 7 years now. I took voluntary redundancy when I was on maternity leave with Girl Child and haven’t looked back. Before that I was working part time in libraries while my Mum looked after Boy Child. Having had a taste of working for myself, I am certain I never want to go…

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Childcare solutions for a Work at Home Mum in the Holidays

So, you’ve found a way to work from home, congratulations! You can now attend the plays, sports days, class assemblies and all of the other events that schools put on which make working parents curse. From 9 till 3 everyday you have peace quiet to work in the comfort of your own home, distracted only but the TV, your phone,…

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How to Make Room for a Workspace at Home

This is a guest post for which I have received payment. Creating a workspace at home is a great idea, whether you’re running a business or searching for a way to corral all your children’s bits and pieces and toys. One of the biggest barriers to any creative or productive endeavour is having to spend time clearing away other stuff…

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Erroneous Beliefs about the WAHM (Work at Home Mum)

I have been a Work at Home Mum (or WAHM, as the trendy kids call it) for over 5 years now. In that time I’ve discovered people have some odd ideas what a WAHM gets up to. If you’ve ever wondered what it’s really like to work at home when you have kids, check out my frequently asked questions. 1.…

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Why I love my Portfolio Career

Everyone knows that the days of a “job for life” are long gone. We live in a world of redundancies, outsourcing and zero hour contracts. For parents, a traditional job is often not realistic due to the lack of flexibility and the cost of childcare. For all of these reasons, we are starting to see the rise of the portfolio…

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