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To-Do It Like A Mother

When you’re tired and permanently exhausted, you need a planning system that doesn’t require your brain. After having kids our heads are just so FULL; we're now caring for new little people, as well as (trying) to still look after ourselves, have family time together,...

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Mama Manifesto

This is my Mama Manifesto. I wanted to lay it all down in black and white - so you can see what I REALLY think, and decide if I'm your cup of tea. If any of this resonates with you, I'd love to chat - let's talk. I believe that despite having less time, hardly any...

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5 Ways To Work For Yourself

There are plenty of ways of setting up in business, and they don't all involve running a cafe and/or bookshop - often the #1 ‘start-up’ day-dream scenario! This blog explains the main 5 main ways you can work for yourself. Which would suit you best? 1. Freelancing...

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Thoughts Become Things

A while ago I wrote a blog about my experiment-in-progress at ‘Konmari’-ing my home (or KM for short). KM is a method of tidying devised by Japanese author and de-cluttering expert Marie Kondo. The basic premise is to: Focus on discarding items before you try and tidy...

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Getting Off The Starting Block

What to do when you don’t know where to start… Start small. What's the tiniest version of whatever it is you're procrastinating over? Perhaps you have grand plans to overhaul your website for your business. Forget about doing it all; instead pick one page, and update...

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How To Get Results

I work with a brilliant coach who talks about how it’s only through taking consistent, persistent action that we get results. It’s so easy to get knocked off course by a setback, or derailed by a bad day. Don’t let it! I designed my series of 31 mini daily Mama...

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Giving Back Through Your Business

Some of you may know that I’m currently wearing two hats when it comes to my workload - or ‘portfolio’ career, as I like to call it! Alongside running Brand New Mum, I also freelance part-time as a Consultant, working for arts charities to help them raise funds. That...

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