Tell us about your business. My company is called Celebrate Beauty, Colour and Image Stylists. We are a training company and supplier of Image Consulting tools and products that make shopping, dressing and looking great easier. We have a course that teaches women how to be licensed Image Consultants who partner with and retail our… Continue reading Doing it themselves: Rachel, the Image and Colour Stylist.
Tell us about your business. My business is called Mandy Hose She Knows. I am an Early Parenting Consultant, specialising in Sleep and Settling. I work with families of newborns to five year olds. I work via Skype or FaceTime and have worked with many families all around the world. I also specialise in working… Continue reading Doing it themselves: Mandy, the child sleep consultant
Tell us about your business. My business is Melon Photography: I’m a Pro Photographer who specializes in Portraiture. In particular, I run transformational portrait sessions with women – my favourite being generational portraits of grandma, mum, and daughters. Why did you start Melon Photography? Partly want and partly need!! I always wanted to be a… Continue reading Doing it themselves: Melinda, Melon Photography
Tell us about the Babes Project! Pregnancy and parenting can be terrifying, painful, tearful and overwhelming – and especially for women facing domestic violence, homelessness, health issues, unemployment and family breakdown. Our not-for- profit crisis pregnancy support service The Babes Project (‘Babes’ for short) helps pregnant women to tackle the many challenges, and empowers new… Continue reading Doing it themselves: Helen, the Babes Project
When I was young (in my low 20’s) and had two young babies, I imagined that when my children were young adults, I would have it all together. I wouldn’t struggle with those things I was worrying about then. I would be solid, secure and confident. I would be like those 40 and 50 year… Continue reading How it took me 43 years to learn that I matter
When I was about 12 years old, I was chatting with my Mum on our morning drive to school. Me being insatiably curious, I was asking her about childbirth. I don’t remember exactly what I asked her, but I will always remember her response. Looking towards the traffic lights, she said: “Some women say that… Continue reading There’s a reason they call it labour: My childbirth story
When I was a little girl, I had certain and very clear ideas on what my life would be like when I grew up. An organised little soul, I even planned the timescales in which they would take place. Happily married by 23, first baby at 25 and then as soon as my two children… Continue reading Aren’t I made for this?: How I learnt that Motherhood doesn’t always come naturally