Archive for the ‘Articles’ Category

  • snifty

    Product’s That Shouldn’t Be Sniffed At!

    Jul 7, 14 • 426 Views • Be Inspired, UncategorizedComments Off

    I am so excited to tell you about Snifty Scented pens, pencils and rulers which I have just launched in the UK, providing a unique fundraising opportunity for schools and charities.  Register as a fundraiser, and you can buy at fantastic prices to support…

  • toucan6

    ‘Toucan’ Play At That Game!

    Jul 7, 14 • 413 Views • Be InspiredComments Off

    toucanBox was created two years ago to fulfill kids’ love to create arts and crafts and parents wanting to encourage their children to learn through play and discovery. At the time, my daughter Hannah, was three and she desperately wanted to create the…

  • suburbanpa

    Suburban PA’s journey to launch

    Jul 3, 14 • 541 Views • Start UpComments Off

    When it comes to business, it can be a struggle to find the right time to start. I haven’t been trading for long at all, only since February 2014 as Suburban PA, but my business has been a long time in planning, and I have dreamed of owning and running my…

  • harminis

    My Musical Daughter Was My Inspiration

    Jun 6, 14 • 2534 Views • Be Inspired, UncategorizedComments Off

    Hi, my name is Kate and I’d like to tell you a little about my business ‘Harminis’. Way back in 2007 my daughter Molly was about 18 months old. She was showing a real musical flare and I wanted to take her to a children’s music group….

  • JuliaT-074

    From Corporate to Craft

    Jun 6, 14 • 2964 Views • Be InspiredComments Off

    My name is Julia and I am a mother to a beautiful two-year-old girl called Elizabeth. Up to the point of having Elizabeth I worked in a very driven corporate environment and didn’t’ had any time to explore my creative side. However with the birth of my…

  • Claire

    Outdoor Fun For All

    Jun 6, 14 • 2154 Views • Be Inspired, UncategorizedComments Off

    Hello, my name is Claire and I am the owner of Little Legs Soft Play hire for the under 6’s and Bouncy Castle hire for the under 12’s.   I started Little Legs Soft Play in March this year after looking into entertainment for the little ones at my…

  • 585

    Accessorise in the ‘Blinx’ of an eye!

    Jun 5, 14 • 2431 Views • Start Up, UncategorizedComments Off

    Having previously earned a place as a finalist in Mumpreneur Idol with her launch of The Little Letter Company in 2011, Stephanie is already known to us here at Mumpreneur UK. Her second business, Blinx, was launched just a few weeks ago. “Establishing The…

  • pad

    Are You Working ‘In’ or ‘On’ Your Business?

    Jun 5, 14 • 2200 Views • Be InspiredComments Off

    Even when I was a little girl I was fascinated with “business women”.  To me it seemed a world full of glamour: gorgeous clothes, fancy offices, the air of importance.  The reality of my professional life was that the ‘glamorous’ world was a little…

  • bai

    Trend Setting Mums

    Jun 4, 14 • 2151 Views • Start UpComments Off

    Bairnz Boutique started in May 2013 when myself (Lorraine McRobert) and my business partner and lifelong friend Tracy Dunlop, reached a cross road in our life. We both have 2 children, our boys (now aged 5 and 6) and our girls (2 and 4 years). Having worked…

  • hi5

    High Five for Entrepreneurial Mums!

    Jun 4, 14 • 2278 Views • Start UpComments Off

    Starting a business is never easy, but with family and fun in mind Michelle Tait and Katie Barnett were determined to do just that. Here, Michelle tells their story… I suppose there was just something in me that was determined to succeed at…