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.
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.
Whether you own your own business or you have a successful professional career in a company, it’s no mean achievement to juggle your work and family life effectively. One part of your life always seems to encroach on the other and more often than not, it can feel as though you can never give each part your full attention.
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.