January 2017 Income Report – £225

January 2017 Income Report – £225

I’m back with my second income report and the first of 2017. I’ve decided to publish these because I want to be totally honest about the realities of self-employment as a single mother. Total transparency means getting down to brass tacks […]


Bye bye nine-to-five, hello freedom and flexible working

Bye bye nine-to-five, hello freedom and flexible working

Flexible working. What does it mean to you? Having the flexibility to live life on my own terms – working where and when it suits me – is the major driving force behind why I became self-employed and why I created this site. […]


How being a mum gave me the self-discipline to be self-employed

How being a mum gave me the self-discipline to be self-employed

“I’d never have the self-discipline to work for myself from home, how do you do it?” It’s a question I get asked all the time. The truth is self-discipline has never been my strong point. I am the queen of procrastination. At school […]


December 2016 Income Report – £2700

December 2016 Income Report – £2700

I’ve decided to publish monthly income reports. Yes, it’s been done a millions times, by people FAR more influential than little old me, but bear with me, here’s why… I want to be totally honest about the realities of self-employment […]


Thriving as a single mum: 6 lessons from Lorelai Gilmore

Thriving as a single mum: 6 lessons from Lorelai Gilmore

Who are your single mum role models? One of mine is Lorelai Gilmore. While fictional TV characters aren’t normally my go-to source of parenting advice, as a single mum surrounded by couples, I’ll take my single mum role models wherever I find them. Let’s […]