Game Changing Story – Amy, Digital Content Producer

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Hi everyone, I’m Amy, I’m a 38-year-old mum of one living in Manchester. I work at the BBC as a digital content producer, although previously I worked as a radio presenter for many years. I followed Game Changers on social media for a while, watching from afar, wondering if it was for me, before finding myself away on holiday in France feeling a … Read More

Game Changing Story – Hannah

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There are plenty of times in hindsight that I wish I had asked more questions of my employer, had that bit more confidence and taken a few more risks. Hannah completed Game Changers in Sept and did all of this and more so I knew you had to hear her story… Q. Tell us a bit about yourself? Hi, I’m … Read More

Why I quit my job after becoming a Mum

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A few years ago I did what I have since termed a Game Change. By that I basically mean that I quit my job in the corporate world to go freelance and start my own business (I previously designed and delivered behavioural development programmes). It was a change that had been in my mind ever since I went back to … Read More

Game Changing Story – Sara (The Make Project)

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Tell us about yourself I’m Sara; a wife, a mum, and a maker of ‘things’.  Why did you book on Game Changers? I had a head full of ideas and a whole load of unfulfilled creative ambitions, but I just couldn’t find a way to untangle the years of procrastination to get where I wanted to be. I had just come to the end of maternity leave with my … Read More

Game Changing Story – Ali

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It’s sometimes hard to describe how the Game Changers programme works because although it is often about a career change or starting a new business this is not always the case. I was thrilled that Ali agreed to tell us her story, not just because she is clearly so talented with words but because she reflects on changes that I … Read More

Game Changing Story – Brand New Mum

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Lucy came on our Game Changers programme last year and following has left her old job and started her own coaching business. Here she shares her experience including some great advice on managing the fear: Q. Tell us a bit about yourself? I’m Lucy, mum to one lovely daughter named Bea, aged 11 months old. I recently made the decision … Read More

Game Changing Story – Baba + Boo

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The wonderful Eve at Baba + Boo talks really honestly about being an introvert, wanting the world to slow down for Mothers (yes please) and building a successful business from scratch… Q. Tell us a bit about yourself? I’m Eve, mum to Seth 8 and Louisa 7 and founder of Baba+Boo which is a brand of reusable nappies and other … Read More

The best online courses for mothers

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So you’ve heard of Mooc’s right? No? Gosh they’re all the rage right now (says whilst quickly reminding herself what the hell they are again –massive open online courses apparently). There has been a huge increase in online courses over recent years, which is transforming the way people learn and I believe having a really positive impact on the accessibility … Read More