Tag Archives: Mums

Are stay at home mothers more unhappy?

Last week we posted on our Facebook page a link to a very interesting article that stated ‘Stay at home mothers are more unhappy than those that work’.  Many of you commented and so we thought we’d blog on the subject to continue the discussion. The article refers to a study published online in Springer’s Journal of Child Family Studies. 

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Flexible working: part 3

If you have been inspired by the stories of Emma and Erin in our flexible working series, but neither cooking nor jewllery are your thing, you may be interested in Jenny’s story.  She too is a Mum who looked for something different to fit around family life.  We met Jenny when we did a review of me&i products earlier in the

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Flexible working for Mums: Part 2

Following on from the success of our post last Friday about homeselling as an opportunity to work for yourself as a stay at home mum, we have an interview today with Erin Thomas-Wong who started running a Small Print franchise having given up work after the birth of her son.  Whereas working for Pampered Chef, Emma is an employee, Erin

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Flexible work for Mums

Here at More than a Mum, we are passionate about women being brilliant Mums and rediscovering themselves as women.  For many women, motherhood means a break in career. We may have given up work to enable us to stay at home with our children; we may have given up work as the hours/travel/lifestyle were not compatible with family life; we

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Facebook – the saviour of mums?

A news story today stated that ‘Motherhood turns women into compulsive Facebook followers, according to a study that has found their use of the social networking site increases after childbirth.’  Researchers at Ohio State University in the US said the survey found that almost half (44 per cent) of mothers said they used Facebook more after giving birth than before. Mothers

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What pregnancy did to my body

Today I was reading some online articles and could not resist clicking on a link in the side bar that read ‘What Pregnancy did to our bodies – Six brave mothers reveal the toll having a baby has taken on their figures’.  I’m afraid articles like this are like porn to me.  I am not in the least interested in

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10 Tips to be a guilt free Mummy

Today on More than a Mum we have a guest post from Kelly Menzies of www.life-is-now.co.uk. Kelly is a Change and Personal Development Leader who is passionate about leading people away from anxiety and stress to health and happiness. Mother guilt is something that we have blogged about a few times recently, and in today’s post Kelly shares 10 tips

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