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Work That Works: Founders of Mush, Katie and Sarah

May 15, 2017
Mush app founders

Without a doubt, becoming a mum is the loneliest thing I’ve ever done. As many others do I gave up a thriving career – I led a marketing team for a big media company – to spend time at home with myย baby. ย A baby who cried at everything, never slept more than two hours straight and near enough chewed my nipples off, natch. I was the first person I knew to have a baby so felt very much on my…

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We Are Not Sodding Mumpreneurs

February 9, 2017
Mumpreneur

Here are a few facts about me: I am a woman, I am an entrepreneur; a writer, a creative person. I run two businesses (this here commercial blog and a Marketing consultancy), and I do a bit of journalism on the side. I like shopping, keeping fit and travelling. I am also a mum. The fact I have birthed two children from my body has no bearing on the others. I have two awesome kids who I come home to…

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The Struggle To Return To Work As Mum

October 12, 2016
working mums

One of the things that bugs me most about the society we live in is how difficult it is for mums to return to the world of work. Or rather, return to the world of work that is familiar to us, that we experienced before we went off to birth our children (or, as far as some of our employers are concerned, have children AND lobotomies). If itโ€™s not a money thing itโ€™s a time thing; working in London with…

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