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Creating a logo for my new venture

Creating a logo for my new venture

This week I have had great fun playing around with a clever online service called LogoJoy. Logojoy guides you through the process of creating your own logo, and, if you are the kind of person who doesn’t fiddle around with designs for hours, makes quick […]

It takes a village (and a city) to raise a child

It takes a village (and a city) to raise a child

There is an old African proverb that says ‘it takes a village to raise a child’. I remember saying this over and over to myself as I left our city life to move to the midst of rural Nottinghamshire. I repeated it in the hope […]

Messy kids? Teach them to tidy up with the ‘Sunday Box’

Messy kids? Teach them to tidy up with the ‘Sunday Box’

I’ll let you all into a little secret…my kids are messy people. Very, very messy people. I can blitz this house, tidy and clean it to within an inch of its life, stage it like something out of Homes and Gardens and within twenty minutes […]

This simple £30 solution revolutionised the school run! (and saved my sanity)

This simple £30 solution revolutionised the school run! (and saved my sanity)

I can’t be the only mother in the land who dreads the school run – who morphs from a slightly drowsy Mary Poppins to a fully-crazed Cruella by the time I have shouted at a small person to “put on your flamin’ shoes” for the […]

Weebles and the life changing magic of ditching the crap!

Weebles and the life changing magic of ditching the crap!

Having put myself out there and shared the bare bones of my story, I boldly announced a journey. A road to self-improvement and empowerment. Felt good. Felt fantastic. Felt a bit overwhelmed actually. I need to be organised. I need a path. Where best to […]


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