How to Get Through Pregnancy (And Plan Materntiy Leave) When You Run an Online Business

I'm pleased to let you know that my baby boy, Rowan, was born on December 2nd 2017. I found out I was pregnant back in April 2017, and I started planning my maternity leave soon afterwards. Now that I'm 5 months into having a baby, I'm so grateful I took that time. I can now also look back and see what worked, and can share with you how I got through pregnancy (which I personally didn't find easy). It's a bit of a long one, but I hope it helps. Let's dive in!

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How to Stop Freaking Out About Money in Your Business

Being in business for yourself can be a real rollercoaster ride, and one of the biggest issues is money. In a job, at least you knew you’d have a particular amount coming into the bank every month. In your business, your income can vary massively. If you tend to freak out about money like me, this is the post for you (and it includes some pretty specific ways in which I’ve dealt with this over the last 8 years).

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7 Ways to Save Time in Your Online Business (and Create More Freedom In Your Life!)

Ever since I first started my business in 2008 I have never, ever been able to say that I got everything done on my to-do list. There are always extra ways to grow your business, always new things to try and new people to reach. That said, there are ways to save time and cut the work you need to do day to do (or to give you more time for the new tactics). Here’s how I do it…

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How to Take a Vacation from Your Business (and Why You Should Do It Regularly!)

I’ve said it so many times, but one thing I love about being in business for myself is the freedom it gives me NOT to work. That said, it’s far too easy to find yourself chained to your computer. This is why I try to take regular holidays away from my business, and here’s how I do it without losing all my momentum!

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