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Working with cancer

Working with cancer

Eileen Watts is a mum of five. She is one of around 560,000 people in the UK workforce who have cancer. Workingmums.co.uk reports on a new partnership aimed at providing them and their employers with more support.…

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How to have a portfolio career

How to have a portfolio career

Ever thought of starting a portfolio career? Do you even know what it is? Tessa Armstrong looks at the pros and cons of doing several jobs.…

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The Workingmums' guide to Halloween

The Workingmums' guide to Halloween

It's that time of year again when you can buy the kids sweets without feeling too guilty and dress up like a zombie, even though you feel like one most of the year. Halloween is next week. Here are some tips to get through a night devoted to mummies and the like, even though this does not unfortunately mean working mummies get to put their feet up.…

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A desk of one's own

A desk of one's own

The image of a poet tends to the romantic – of a person sitting on a windswept hill reflecting on life and its meaning. You would not usually envisage a poet surrounded by the chaos of family life. But for most of her career as a poet mum of two Kaddy Benyon has had her desk situated in the middle of the family kitchen.…

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Standing up to bullies

Standing up to bullies

Hip hop artist Saidat Vandenberg has experienced more than her fair share of bullying and difficult times in her life. A mum of two, the Canadian singer is about to bring her anti-bullying programme, Music Movement, over to the UK. She plans to visit schools across the UK in the next few months and spread her message that you can stand up to bullies.…

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