Helen Lindop – Business Plus Baby

One day a couple of years ago, I took my four-month-old daughter to visit a nursery. I was going back to work a few months later and had to sort out her childcare. As I left the nursery, I discovered that I simply couldn’t leave my baby anywhere full-time. It wasn’t the nursery that was the problem, it was me. Like most families, we’d struggle to make ends meet on one salary but I couldn’t leave my baby in a nursery five days a week either. My job didn’t suit part time hours and involved travelling. It just wasn’t going…

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A Day in the Life of VICTORIA DIXON – Enhance-Me

Woke up this morning, arose from my cosy bed and went about my normal morning routine. This involves saying goodbye to my husband who is on his way out to work. Then finding something to occupy my two children, my two year old Robbie and my five year old daughter, Milly, whilst I shower and dress. I get the children togged up and head to the kitchen to have breakfast together.  Afterwards I check my emails for my business www.enhance-me.com while they play, I am grateful for their independent nature! I take Milly to nursery for 9.30am, when I return home…

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Running your Own Business is NOT EASY!

Well, it’s not for me, and not something I would recommend people jump into without considering all the options. Some people say to me, “Ooh, it must be great being able to work when you want to and take time off with the family”. Little do they know the truth behind the swan like persona I exude! The negatives (in my humble opinion): No regular income guaranteed. Depending on how you set up your business you may borrow money, increase your mortgage, use redundancy, or savings. But what’s your GUARANTEED return? No regular hours. Yes, you may be able to…

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