Author Archives: Sophie

Top Employer Awards 2011

Hot on the heels of the Mumpreneur awards, I’ve also located the “Top Employer Awards” from www.WorkingMums.co.uk which recognise employers who are progressive in their flexible working practices and proactive in seeking to assist working parents combine successful careers with … Continue reading

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Mumpreneur Awards 2011

I have stumbled across a website which will be of interest to a number of our members: www.mumpreneuruk.com The website states that “Mumpreneur UK is a support network for mums in business, offering advice, resources, articles and events to parents who … Continue reading

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National Childcare Week

Today marks the start of National Childcare Week organised by Daycare Trust. Now in its 14th year, the week promotes the importance of childcare, extended schools, and early years’ provision for children which helps to strengthen and contribute to children’s … Continue reading

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When should you tell your children about a new partner?

I have been asked many times before my thoughts on when it’s the right time to tell your children that you’re in a new relationship. The thing to bear in mind is that there are no hard and fast rules … Continue reading

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Lone Parents – A solo journey

Another website that I’ve visited recently is www.Lone-Parents.org.uk and although not as polished and smart as others such as Gingerbread, it does contain valuable information and provides an avenue for meeting other single parents too. It contains information about returning … Continue reading

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Gingerbread – Helping single parent families.

I’ve been continuing my search for useful websites for single parents and have found one called Gingerbread, who state that they “provide expert advice, practical support and campaign for single parents”. They campaign on behalf of single parents and also … Continue reading

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One Space for Single Parents

I’ve been looking around at useful UK websites for Single Parents and stumbled across One Space, which has a wealth of information, support and much more for single parents. It has an active forum for single mums and dads to … Continue reading

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February is the month of love, and loneliness

So you’ve approached the new year with a spring in your step, changed the frown to a smile but your still single – February can be a tough month if that’s the case. The shops and restaurants around are all … Continue reading

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A new year, a new start?

The festivities are over and regardless of whether you had a great time or things were on the less-than-favourable side you need to approach the start of the new year with enthusiasm and excitement. After all, it will help you … Continue reading

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Juggling family, dating and Christmas

December is definitely a busy time regardless of whether you have children, so throw in some children into the mix and a hectic run up to Christmas may leave you wondering if you’ll have time for meeting potential partners during … Continue reading

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