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[ 30 Jun 2019 | No Comment ]

  by Emma Sue Prince
We live and work in a world where uncertainty and change have become the norm. Even though we have all the information we could possibly want or need at our fingertips, our inability to manage its constant flow into our Smartphones and brains renders it useless. It seems as if we are constantly distracted, overwhelmed and unhappy.
But there are skills that we each have that really can help us to be happy right now. These skills need to become an essential part of our toolkit so …

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[ 28 Jun 2019 | No Comment ]

Your Name and Age:
Clare Roberts, CEO of Kids Planet Day Nurseries, aged 42.
Tell us about your family
I have 3 daughters, Isabelle aged 11, Scarlett aged 8 and Tilly who is nearly 6. I’m the eldest of 4 so am used to being around big families!
How did you get started?
Having just had my first daughter, Isabelle, I knew that my role as an Area Manager in the Pharmaceutical industry which required travelling between my home in Manchester and the head office in Northern Ireland, wasn’t conducive to family life. …

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[ 25 Jun 2019 | One Comment ]

Your Name and Age: Suzannah Butcher, 46
Tell us about your family: I have two lovely children who I finally conceived after 8 years of fertility treatments. My son is 14 and my daughter is 12. I’ve been married to my husband Colin for 18 years. In addition to this, we have border collie named Skylar (my fur baby) and 2 cats.
What did you do before coming up with your business idea and how was it making the transition?
Over the years I’ve tried a few different businesses. I started out with …

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[ 21 Jun 2019 | No Comment ]

  Your Name and Age: Lucy Werner 36 and Hadrien Chatelet 34
Tell us about your family: We are parents to Rafael nearly 23 months and boy bump
What did you do before coming up with your business idea and how was it making the transition?
I used to work in some of London’s top PR agencies but left to create an affordable PR service for entrepreneurs. In the beginning I had a three-year growth plan but had a baby in year two which changed things somewhat. With our first child we took shared parental leave and I …

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[ 19 Jun 2019 | No Comment ]

I am Natalie Trice I’m 45  and live by the sea in Devon with my husband, two sons (10 and 12) and our dog, Dotty.
What did you do before coming up with your business idea and how was it making the transition?
After teaching English in Japan, I forged a successful PR career in London working on local, regional, UK, EMEA and global levels, managing Pan European teams, mentoring staff and exceeding board level expectations time and again.
From media parties on Red Square to animal antics at London Zoo, I worked …

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[ 14 Jun 2019 | No Comment ]

Name of Business: Seventeen Minutes

Your Name and Age: Sara Vickery-Bragg, 33

Tell us about your family: I’m a mum of two, Max (3) and Olivia (1). We live in North London and have just finished renovating our house. We love to travel when we can and most weekends you’ll find us in the garden or on a walk.

What did you do before coming up with your business idea and how was it making the transition? I worked in Children’s Publishing for 10 years so this is a complete career change. I …

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[ 31 May 2019 | No Comment ]

Shazia Mustafa, Cofounder of Third Door, a family-friendly coworking space with an onsite flexible Ofsted registered Nursery, says:
A few months after I had my first child back in 2007, I knew one thing for certain; I wanted to return to work and further my career. However, like most new mums, I was reluctant to be far from my baby and wanted somewhere I could work in peace whilst my little one was cared for nearby. My husband was also studying for a self-funded MBA at the time and therefore his working …

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[ 24 May 2019 | No Comment ]

Your Name and Age: Hannah Rowe, 44
Tell us about your family: 2 children (12 & 7)
What did you do before coming up with your business idea and how was it making the transition? I was Marketing and PR Manager for a large social care firm, before that I worked in Financial Services marketing.
When did you launch? 2013
How did you get started? A lot of networking, a few favours from people I had met in my previous job, and a lucky break.
What’s your favourite thing about running your own business? …

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[ 17 May 2019 | No Comment ]

My name is Marianna Boguslavsky, I’m in my thirties, and I have a two year old son- I also run a niche digital strategy agency, http://www.boguslavskyandco.com I have an incredibly supportive husband and part of the reason I have managed to run my business whilst having a baby (I worked whilst I was in labour as I did not want to let my clients down). It has go  tten easier with time as now my son is a toddler and goes to playschool part-time. Thus I have three days a week to …

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[ 13 May 2019 | No Comment ]
Trends in children’s fashion and clothing

By Neha and Dipe Rajani, Founders of Sonality
The babies and childrenswear market is changing fast, with new and young mums more interested in what their children wear, and where it comes from, than ever before. Social Media and awareness of the environment are driving many of these changes. So what are the trends we should be looking out for?
 

Personalisation/Customisation

For a while now, personalised clothing has been making its way to the forefront of kid’s fashion. Being able to add a unique touch to your clothes really helps you stand out …