The British Working Mum

Back to School After six weeks of summer fun with the kiddies we are now back into routine, school runs and sensible bedtimes. We enjoyed lots of sunny days on the beach, our annual trip to beautiful Cornwall surfing the amazing Porthtowan waves and a few lovely lazy days spent at home on our Devon

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Who dares wins!

My Instagram fear I’m a relatively normal person, mum of two, wife of a dairy farmer, which comments on funny quotes online and loves to watch films. My most recent film love is, the super inspirational in itself: ‘The Red Sparrow’. The movie inspired me because it’s about a woman who needs to push herself

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Fun, Festivity and Flamingos: a note on the coming season.

Welcome to the beginning of the new festive season at Emily Smith, part time entrepreneur and full-time mum in Christmas mode. This of course means that along with business planning, our team are also on the hunt for fabulous Christmas decorations, festivity, and of course stocking fillers and presents for the family before the good

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Back to school is a bitch but not when you are an Ostrich

September is a bummer, I think I need a gin. What a fantastic summer!  Alex and I have been busy entertaining the children as have many other parents, from the bombarding of the back to school aisles and the savagery of finding the correct school uniform that schools seem to think are readily available and

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William and Livvy pink umbrella

Working Mum

As I sit in my kitchen, with a cupper in hand and two calendars in front of me, scheduling the month ahead, one for the family and one for my business. I start to add swimming lessons, music lessons, costumes that need creating for the next school event, play dates and birthday parties. I giggle

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