CONFIDENCE…

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Confidence is about action, taking control! It’s not the absence of fear– it’s really about taking action regardless of how you might be feeling.

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WELL INTO FEBRUARY…

Can you believe we are half way into February already! As I look back, I feel this has been an exciting year for us. Cai is successfully completed year 7 and had an amazing start for year 8. I’ve landed an amazing job that is challenging me in ways that will propel me to the next stage in my career. We have moved into a lovely flat that we both love and enjoy coming home to. Continue reading

HAPPY 2017!!!

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So we are are now 2 days into 2017. And what a year 2016 has been!

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THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND [17.06.16]

Be among the first to see the new Tate Modern and join our three-day celebration showcasing the very best of Tate; all for free and open to everyone. DATES 17–19 June 2016 at 10.00–22.00 Visit:  Ta… Continue reading

PARENTING MY PRE-TEEN

OK, so if you’re like me and you have a tween (my son is 12) you’re currently feeling that you are losing your cute, boisterous, energetic child, who use to love climbing into your bed …

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THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND

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ArcelorMittal Orbit Slide, Stratford

The UK’s tallest sculpture, the ArcelorMittal Orbit in the heart of the 2012 Olympic Park, has quickly become one of the most recognised features on the London skyline. Designed by Anish Kapoor and Cecil Balmond, from 24th June you’ll be able to descend it via the world’s highest and longest tunnel slide, formed of loops and curves. Only for the brave.

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Own Your Single-mom Status

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Angela Benton is the founder and CEO of NewME. Since launching in 2011, NewME has accelerated over 300 startups and helped them raise over $17 million in venture capital funding. Her advice: “Being a single mom is NOT a setback. Nestled somewhere in the pages of a storybook is the idea that entrepreneurs “hustle,” “crush it,” “grind” and whatever other word you can come up with to describe working really, really hard on your business 100 percent of the time. Out here in the real world we know that’s not true. Don’t get me wrong, entrepreneurship is a ton of work. However don’t let the perception of this lifestyle count you out before you even count yourself in. Being a single mom comes with a wealth of skills that do well in entrepreneurship like: multitasking, creativity, managing and/or operating on a budget, and problem-solving to say the least. I don’t know about you but I’d put my money on someone with these skills rather than a new college grad.”

 

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