Philippa Mitchell is an independent distributor with Wikaniko, a British cooperative marketing company that aims to encourage and enable people to be both greener and healthier through making economic and eco-friendly changes to products they use every day.
If you have read my mumpreneur story so far (Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3), you will know that I got to a point where I felt I needed to find a business idea soon. I had no money of my own, and my husband is also an accountant, so I was going to have to come up with a plausible business plan, or else he would not want to invest in it. He is the scariest of Dragons, and is very risk averse.
This week’s mumpreneur profile is a complaining cow who found her niche and turned her blog into a buisiness. I just love the name of this blog! So this week I give you Helen Dewdney, the Complaining Cow.
At this time of year, it would be very easy to disappear under a blanket and wallow in misery. I certainly felt like it this autumn morning as I woke up in the dark at 6.15 with the symptoms of my first seasonal cold. Blah!
Some women make a very positive choice to be a stay at home mum. They willingly give up work, and settle into a nonstop routine of domestic bliss, cooking, cleaning and raising their brood. The loss of income and status from their job is more than compensated for by the glow of satisfaction they get from caring for their family and keeping house.
A couple of months ago I made the big decision to merge my two websites, Motivating Mum UK and Mum’s the Boss. The merger took place on 21st September 2016, and all links from Motivating Mum UK are now pointing to Mum’s the Boss.
When you become a parent your relationship with sleep changes for ever. Add to the mix the added stress of running a business around a family, and it can be all too easy to end up burning the candle at both ends, and sacrificing sleep in favour of ticking off a neverending To Do list. In this article Registered Nurse Sue Bedford explains why sleep is so important and offers some tips for a good night’s sleep.