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What are the childcare options for freelancers?

What are the childcare options for freelancers?

Are you freelance with kids, or thinking of going freelance when you’ve got a family? Then you’ll need to know what the options are for childcare for freelancers! Thanks to Nina from the Freelance Lifestylers Facebook Group for the inspiration for this post. What are the options for childcare for freelancers? Nursery Childminder Family/friends No […] Read more…

Freelance Life: Before and After kids

freelancing with kids

Before I had Oscar, I had a very naive idea of how I would mix the freelance life and parenting. I’m not sure if I assumed I’d have one of those children who happily just sat down doing one thing for ages, or I just assumed that I’d have more energy than I do. But the […] Read more…

My first month as a (freelance) mum

How are we already nine days into August? The last few weeks have absolutely flown by, and I can honestly say they’ve been some of the most challenging but best weeks of my life (sleep deprivation and dirty nappies aside). I’m afraid I’m going to indulge in a bit lot of baby talk in this […] Read more…

Say hello to Oscar 

Just a quick post today to introduce my baby son Oscar David Ward, who arrived on the 2nd July weighing 8.2lbs. So far, he’s been a brilliant baby, despite a tricky labour and pregnancy, and I’m pleasantly surprised by how much I’m adjusting to and enjoying these first few weeks (partly because he’s a pretty […] Read more…

Freelancing and Pregnancy – The Challenges

Well, I’m 18 weeks into this pregnancy adventure. If you read the classic baby books or rely on TV/films for your pregnancy knowledge (like I did), you’ll be under the impression that this is the joyous time when the first trimester is out of the way, the nausea wears off and you’re packed full of the […] Read more…