There’s a well-known saying, that “necessity is the mother of invention”. In other words, if you can’t find exactly what you need, you’ll have to invent or create it yourself.
I started doing freelance gigs nearly ten years ago when my second child was born and my eldest was in part-time nursery. I was lucky enough to pin down work-from-home contracts, but working as a freelancer wasn’t plain sailing.
Mumpreneur Rebecca Newenham’s is an inspiring story. She followed in her mother’s footsteps by setting up her own business to work flexibly around her three girls.
If someone told me this time last year that my life would change from such a simple idea, I would never have believed them.
If you believe in what you do and what you want to achieve, do it, if you don’t you will regret it for the rest of your life. There is no such thing as failure if you have given it your best shot and when things go wrong put it down to experience, move on and make the right choice next time