The Mothership – The ultimate sisterhood for working mothers

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Drumroll… We’re so excited to announce that the brand new and improved Mothership is now open – this is our membership programme for working mums. Something we felt was really missing in our own lives as busy parents trying to earn a crust whilst spend time with our little ones, not to mention hold everything else together and spend a bit of … Read More

The Secret to Changing Career

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We have had 82 women go through our Game Changers programme in the last 12 months wanting to switch career, return to something new after maternity leave, basically make any sort of change to achieve an improved work – family set up. I am constantly amazed and inspired by their progress, their bravery, their commitment to change. I’ve been incredibly … Read More

A working mum’s letter to my employer

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To: My Employer From: A Working Mum When I returned to work after maternity leave you viewed me differently. We discussed that “my priorities had changed” and therefore future promotions that were previously on the cards must be put on hold. And that, I later realised (if I was to continue to work part time anyway) meant to no longer … Read More

Guilty Mothers Club Turns Two!

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I’m celebrating two years of Guilty Mothers Club this month. Two whole years, how on earth has that happened.  So much has changed and there is also so much more change on it’s way…. Personally our lives are now very different to a year ago. GBK is now fully settled in to his stay-at-home-dad role (he is taking a year … Read More

Why the “Insta-Mum backlash” is a positive thing

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“Insta-mums are slammed by ordinary mothers” shouts the headline from our old favourite The Daily Mail. Describing a pretty un-headline worthy conversation on a Mumsnet forum. Don’t bother looking it up, it’s really not worth your time. Yes, there are some potentially unhelpful comments. Yes, I am in total agreement that as women and mothers we need to stick together … 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