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Author:Charlotte Speak

Power of the Parent 3: S3 Ep3: Natalie Costa

Today I passed the mic to the wonderful Natalie, founder of Power Thoughts. Natalie works with children (and their parents) to know they have the power over their own thoughts. Through talks, workshops, programs and direct support (not to mention the incredible social media posts and reels) Natalie is on a mission to combine the…
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Power of the Parent 2: S3 Ep2: Victorine Arah

In today’s episode we covered A LOT! Victorine is the founder of Baby Duet – a gorgeous business dedicated to creating unique baby clothing with delish hand drawn prints. We explored where it all started for Victorine and how it’s going… hello sustainability conversations!  We touched on the Baby Duet origins story (literally her kids…
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Power of the Parent 1: S3 Ep1: Tinuke Awe

What a way to start season three of the podcast! Absolutely honoured to be joined by the brilliant Tinuke Awe – social entrepreneur who is passionate about all things Black motherhood. She was named British Vogue force for change in 2021 for her work with the Five x More campaign which calls for overdue improvements…
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Four things nobody told me about being a parent in the workplace…

When I became a parent in the workplace, I was a rabbit in headlights a lot of the time. I was definitely winging it and the energy that it took to maintain a shiny(ish) exterior was next level. There were so many things I wish I’d have known before I returned to work. The reality…
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not only pink and blue logo

We need to reframe pink and blue to create equality for our children.

This week on the blog we’re joined by Clare Willetts, CEO and Founder of not only pink and blue who has written a brilliant post about gender stereotyping for us. How often have you heard that “girls simply like pink – it’s how they are born”, and that “boys prefer cars and building blocks to dolls”? But…
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Interior designer, writer and parent, Cara Cooper

Powerful Parenting: moving on from imposter syndrome and stepping into your power.

This week on the blog we’re joined by interior designer, writer and parent, Cara Cooper who has written an excellent post about the less mentioned parts of motherhood for us. Over to Cara… Hey – how are you? I’m Cara, mother of two, designer, and writer. After the birth of my first child, I became an accidental…
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Hannah Brooke wedding photographer

Two years riding the Coronacoaster. What it was like to be a newly self-employed photographer in the face of a global pandemic.

This week on the blog we’re joined by specialist wedding photographer Hannah Brooke, from Hannah Brooke Photography. Hannah is going to share the highs and lows of setting up a business during Covid.

How to eliminate feelings of failure, guilt and shame

This week on the blog we’re joined by parenting coach, Tania Lopez from Full Circle Hypnotherapy who has created a guide to help us eliminate feelings of failure, guilt and shame, around parenting.

Money, rates and budgets…the side of a small business you might not see.

This has been brewing in my head for a while. Questioning if I should say anything publicly for fear of judgement. Then I listened to Elizabeth Day chatting to Brené Brown on her podcast. Something Brené Brown said about fitting in, shame and judgement has made me think differently. Parts of what I’m going to…
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Home PR

5 things we wish we’d known about juggling a career with kids and all-the-things

Hey there powerful parents, Laura Andrew and Becca Aspin here. Yorkshire mamas and founders of Home PR, a soulful PR and copywriting agency helping female founders, small businesses and creatives fuse strategy with storytelling to build the business and life of their dreams.  We work from our homes in East Yorkshire, in between the school…
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