Tag Archives: Career

First steps to rediscovering your identity

Our aim at More than a Mum to help you to rediscover your identity as a woman.  We want our posts to be practical as well as informative, constructive as well as inspiring. As Mums, we easily neglect our personal identity as it is incredibly easy to become absorbed, and dare I say, all consumed in being parents.  Sometimes without even realising it. 

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Turning your Hobby into Cash – Part 11

This week’s guest post in our series on turning your hobby into a business comes from Face and body artist, Kimberley Nkosi.   1)    What is your hobby? I am a face and body artist specialising in face and body artistry for both children and adults and all things nails! 2)    Was this a hobby you started when you became

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Turning your Hobby into Cash – Part 10

 We hope you’ve been enjoying our Friday guest post series on how to turn a hobby into a business.  This week’s comes from Maria Ingram on her handicrafts business. 1) What is your hobby? My hobby is anything handicrafts based, such as sewing, knitting, embroidery etc. But for the most part it’s crochet based. 2) Was this a hobby you

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Turning your hobby into cash – Part 8

We hope you’ve been enjoying our weekly series on ‘Turning your hobby into cash’.  Today is part 8 and is provided by Fiona Lewis who turned her creative hobbies into businesses. 1) What is your hobby? Making jewellery, using sterling silver and semi-precious stones, pearls and glass beads. I also knit, sew, and crochet, but not to sell! 2) Was

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Turning your hobby into cash – Part 7

Welcome to part 7 in our series of inspiring mums who have turned their hobby into a business.  Today Carol Smith tells us how an idea to log her journey with her baby daughter became a successful business for her. 1) What is your hobby? Blogging 2) Was this a hobby you started when you became a mother or something

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Turning your hobby into Cash – Part 5

We’re now up to part 5 in our series about mums that have made money from their hobbies.  Today’s post is provided by Chelle McCann from Social Sparkle… 1) What is your hobby? Blogging, tweeting – love anything social media 2) Was this a hobby you started when you became a mother or something you have always done? It started

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Turning your hobby into cash – Part 4

Today’s guest post is part 4 in our series on monetising your hobby.  It is provided by  Hannah Ablett from Fairyknowz. 1) What is your hobby? I make cuddly toys called ‘Poplins’. I’m not really sure if I would have called it a hobby, I’m not sure I had time for a hobby. I’ve always loved design and making things

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The Sex and Power report – are we doing our bit?

I’m sure the special report, Sex and Power: Who Runs Britain? – published by Counting Women In, this week that revealed the shocking absence of women from UK public life did not escape many people’s notice, especially if you happen to be a woman!   The report showed that women are decreasing their representation in society and increasingly being excluded

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Working Mum vs SAHM

A little while ago we were contacted by Studio Lambert, about a documentary they are researching for Channel 4 entitled “Should I go back to work”.  If you read our blog regularly, you will know that this is a topic we cover quite extensively and which we try to look at from all perspectives.  We have written and run stories

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Freelance Parents

Our flexible working Mums theme continues this Friday with a post from Rosalind at The Freelance Parent’s Network.  This is a post you will definitely want to read if you have dreams of working part-time, from home, around the kids, but without having to set up a business from scratch. You can see other options for flexible working here and

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