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Giving Love at Home For Valentine’s

February 6, 2018
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One thing I’ve always been absolutely desperate for my children to grow up knowing is that, though ours is a slightly unconventional family situation, they are completely and wholly loved. This has been one of those ‘make it up as you go along’ type things; there’s no easy way to explain to your small-sized kids that though a marriage might break down the children borne of it are still the most important people in the world, so I’m totally OK…

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Balancing My Business With Motherhood: A Disaster Story

October 5, 2017
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Today I’m supposed to be travelling into London to speak on a panel at the Festival of Marketing with three incredibly inspiring women. Instead I’m on the sofa in front of a looped Spider-man, nursing a 5 year old’s tummy bug. The subject of the panel? Making business and motherhood work harmoniously. The irony of this situation is not lost on me.…

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Single Parent Holiday: The Mark Warner Verdict

July 14, 2016
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When I thought about travelling alone to Mark Warner Lakitira Greece with the kids, I wasn’t too concerned. Despite murmurs from friends and colleagues of “you? Just you? You and the kids?”, the solo aspect didn’t worry me. I spend a lot of time on my own or just with those two and it suits me: I appreciate my own company and feel I need the headspace to decompress from my busy life. The logistical side of the holiday –…

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