Workingmums' guide to planning

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Workingmums' guide to planning

Friday, 19th September 2014

You may have been the most disorganised person in the world before you had children. You may well have got up just five minutes before you had to leave for work. You may have lived life wildly and spontaneously, jetting off for the weekend at the drop of a hat or at least going to the corner shop whenever the fancy took you. Not any more. Planning ahead is all for the working parent. You will be amazed at how organisation becomes your middle name and how you may even make friends with spreadsheets or at the very least with… More >


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Win A Kindle Fire HD Tablet

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everywoman Technology Leadership Academy, London, 23 October

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