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The MummyBou Chronicles

Why Mums Hustle Hard: The Interview

What made you decide to start your own business?

(JD) I’m expecting my fourth child and will have 2 under two. Realistically being employed isn’t doable due to childcare costs versus what I would earn. Also, as this is my last and final baby (tubectomy), I decided that I really want to spend as much time as possible with my two youngest babies. Read More


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From Another Mother – Jade Deverill

What does your day look like on an average day?

(JD) On an average day I am surrounded by children, I work as a childminder during the day so that I get to spend my time with my youngest child Parker, there is a 5 year gap between him and our next eldest child. I couldn’t bare to leave him and go ‘back to work’. Read More


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Small Business Focus – Marlowes Makes

How did you get your idea or concept for the business?

(JD) As I have been working as a childminder, I wanted to do something extra on the side to earn an extra income that was child related. I’m all about the children, I find them easy to work with, I can’t sell to save my life and I’m not into network marketing. I found Sand Art, which is brilliant, it’s sells its self, which is amazing because I don’t have to do a hard sell, the children and parents, love it and I thoroughly enjoy providing the activity. Read More