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

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 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

How to overcome the overload

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Why in 2017 do so many of us feel overloaded? Our heads are full of lists and reminders and stories and play dates and emails. Our days are full, our bodies are tired and yet we’re pretty certain this is meant to be progress. I’ve created something that I believe can help overcome the overload because I know from experience the struggle … 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