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[ 18 Jun 2018 | No Comment ]

Greatcoat Films is a London based production company and is currently looking for people to feature in a digital content project being made in collaboration with eBay and The Guardian. This is a project which looks to explore approaches to motherhood in the workplace and how these are changing. For this particular clip we are looking to film a conversation between a woman who is about to return to work after having a child and a mother who either owns her own business or is able to work remotely. In …

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[ 1 Nov 2016 | No Comment ]

A report by UK Domain shows that 54 per cent of millennial mums who returned to traditional employment after maternity leave say they struggled to juggle family life with a ‘9 to 5’. Read on to find out how widow and mother-of-two Magdelena Patelka has found a profession that offers both flexibility and financial security for her family.
When Magdalena sadly lost her husband in 2014, she was still managing financially thanks to the business she set up in 2006. The success of the business has helped her to buy a family …

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[ 6 Aug 2014 | No Comment ]

 Life is short, right? The world is large, the opportunities are never-ending, so to make the most out of things, one must cram as much as possible into the finite number of years we are accorded. I suppose that must be the basic reasoning behind my urge to combine a 50-60 hour per week day-job with four children and a time-consuming – if utterly addictive – side-line as a writer of historical fiction. (Seriously: what was I thinking? That I was Superwoman? Err… yes)
I could have chosen to write romance …

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[ 6 Oct 2013 | No Comment ]

Maverick Television is looking for families who are worried by and struggling with their child’s behaviour and would like some help from a team of health professionals.
This new primetime documentary series will aim to highlight how extreme behaviour in children can place an incredible strain on families. It will provide an unique opportunity for those families taking part, to have their child assessed and treated by a team of expert paediatric clinicians.
The programme will follow the child and their parents as they receive support from the specialists best suited to …

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[ 20 Jun 2013 | No Comment ]

Want to be on TV?
You could get involved in a six-part series for Channel 4 about parenthood that will give families a brilliant opportunity to work closely with one of the UK’s top nannies. The nanny we are working with is highly qualified and has over 20 years’ experience of working with children and families and is a bestselling parenthood book author.
Kathryn Mewes is keen to help families who are struggling with different parenting challenges and who would like some expert advice on how to manage these. They might be …

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[ 21 Jan 2013 | 2 Comments ]
Media op: women with incredible adventure stories

Easy Living magazine is looking for women in their (30s/40s) who have been on an incredible adventure or done something completely out of their comfort zone for a really uplifting and inspiring real women feature.
For example, do you know…
*A woman who took a sabbatical to travel the world *A woman who has done something challenging/life-changing for charity *A woman who has been ‘on tour’ with a singer/band *A woman who has completely renovated an old wreck and designed her own home
* A woman who has learnt something completely new and/or …

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[ 15 Jan 2013 | No Comment ]
Media Op: do you want to start a family business?

True North Productions, an independent television production company based in Leeds wants couples and families who want to make changes to their lives and start running their own business for a new Channel 4 series.
If you want some expert help to identify the right opportunity, and  dream of a new life but until now just haven’t had the expertise or head space to go for it, this op might be for you.
For those who are interested please contact Kas,  kmoore@truenorth.tv.

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[ 10 Jan 2013 | No Comment ]
Media Op: Are you obsessive?

A TV company is looking for people who’s passions tip over into obsession.  If your lifestyle is affecting your loved ones, and you’re happy to expose this on a new TV show read on. 

Are you such a celebrity super-fan that your partner is jealous?
Are you excessively cleaning the house or washing yourself?
Are you addicted to shopping, gambling or having sex?
Do you nurture your pets more than you do your children?

 We are looking to hear from people who genuinely feel like their obsession is affecting their life and the lives of those around them. If …

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[ 29 May 2011 | No Comment ]
Lynda Bellingham backs family charity’s summer campaign to help children conquer bedwetting

Star of Calendar Girls and Loose Women, Lynda Bellingham, is backing Dry and Mighty, a summer awareness raising campaign from ERIC, a national childrens charity. The Dry and Mighty campaign will raise awareness of bedwetting and encourage families to come forward for information and support to manage or overcome the problem.

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[ 31 Jan 2011 | No Comment ]
BBC documentary about parenting

BBC Three and Renegade Pictures are making a new documentary about motherhood and parenting and we would love to hear from any mums who are happy to share their stories.