Posts tagged working mum
Woman in Progress: Esa Evans, jewellery designer

Esa Evans is our Woman in Progress this week. She is an artist and founder of her jewellery brand of gorgeous limited edition collections and fashion and charity collaborations. We discovered Esa on Instagramand instantly coveted her “females unite” necklace (which arrived in the post box shortly after thanks to her kindness #gifted!). We were taken with her clever mixing of message and style and keen for her to join our wonderful Women in Progress.

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Woman in Progress: Caroline Arthur, bridal design

With a Royal marriage later this year we thought we'd get in early and interview a bridal designer.  Our latest Woman in Progress is Caroline Arthur, couture designer, who launched a successful business by teaming her creative talents and eye for the beautiful with what many women anticipate as the best day of their lives.  If I had a wedding to plan Caroline would be on my list of people to meet!  Thank you for taking time to answer our questions and for the insight into your life.  Photo: Gabriella Norton

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Woman in Progress: Tabitha Mackness, creator of Lil' Cubs

Our latest Woman in Progress is Tabitha Mackness, owner of Lil' Cubs, wife and mother to two boisterous boys.  Tabitha started Lil’ Cubs in 2015 creating gender neutral fabrics for must have childrenswear (bibs, muslins, zipper baby grows, leggings etc).  Her designs are modelled across the country and by lil' cubs belonging to trendy celebrity types too.  Branching out into illustrated prints and badge pins for grown ups, Lil 'Cubs Tabitha continues to grow her brand .  She's taken time from her hectic schedule to answer our questions - thank you. 

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Woman in Progress: Lucy Elliott from Creighton's Chocolaterie

Our latest Woman in Progress is Lucy Elliott, Creative Director of the brilliant Creighton's Chocolaterie.  With a chocolate shop in Leighton Buzzard, and stockists ranging from Liberty, Fenwicks (and many others), Lucy and her mother, Andrea, create award-winning, delicious chocolate that also has a sense of humour. 

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Woman in Progress: Rachael Marsh, Ickle Pickles charity

Our next Woman in Progress, Rachael Marsh, is the co-founder of the Ickle Pickle charity which raises funds to support sick and premature babies by purchasing vital life saving equipment for neonatal units around the country.

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Woman in Progress: Katie Scott, journalist and ex-expat

Our latest Woman in Progress is Katie Scott, journalist and soon-to-be mum of four children under the age of seven.   Katie has just returned to the UK after a four year stint in Hong Kong, and takes on change and upheaval which would leave us completely overwhelmed.  Soon to give birth to her fourth baby, she talks to us about life back in Blighty and what it's like to feel like almost an ex-pat in your own country.  

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Woman in Progress: Liezel Strauss & Kitty Dinshaw from Subject Matter

The fourth in our ongoing series of guest posts from amazing Women in Progress.  This week we meet not one Woman in Progress, but two: Liezel Strauss and Kitty Dinshaw.  Liezel and Kitty are partners at Subject Matter, a fine photography online gallery which makes buying beautiful art easy.    

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Woman in Progress: Aagot Vigdís Óskarsdóttir, legal scholar

The third of our guest Woman in Progress posts, Aagot Vigdís Óskarsdóttir has combined an amazing legal career with motherhood, and continues to inspire with the work she does.  We particularly love her advice that "You don’t have to be perfect and that the world does not come to an end even though you allow yourself to take it easy and relax every now and then."  

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Slipping through my fingers all the time: my youngest is starting school soon

It’s just three months until my youngest starts school.  And only two weeks until her brothers are off on their school holidays.  At this point, the current set up, of Thursdays and Fridays being ‘just us’ will stop.  Forever.  One element which definitely exacerbates this whole sense of an emptier nest is the fact that I’m also not sure what I’ll do with my extra time once she is in school.  Having recently closed my business, I’m not sure really what I’m should do with myself.   What do I do?  

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Woman in Progress: Jasmine Richards, author

Our second guest Woman in Progress is children's author Jasmine Richards.  Not only is Jas the mum to two ridiculously cute children, but her third novel, Keeper of Myths, comes out this week.  Writing a novel, let alone more than one, let alone getting them published is such an achievement, and quite frankly it makes me a little bit jealous.

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Woman in Progress: Charlene Cole @ Studentmidwife.blog

A guest post from an inspiring Woman in Progress, Charlene Cole, who changed her career plans completely and is now studying to be a midwife, whilst being the mum to three gorgeous boys

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