Posts by Debbie Gilbert

Its our business to change ourselves

This is a guest blog from Debbie Stewart who shares her thoughts on creating change in your life. When you hear a song on the radio that lights you up, it makes such a big difference! I have just heard "Look for the Good in Everything" by Jason Mraz -for the second time in two days. This song really hits the spot. I wanted to dance, sing, smile a silly grin and could feel a 'bubble of joy' inside of me, which felt amazing, happy, light with an incredible feeling of contentment. It makes me contented and appreciate what I
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Blog Finalist Mumpreneur Wendy Warren

Meet our 2020 Blogging Finalist Wendy Warren who shares her expert knowledge on semi precious gemstones. All You Need to Know About Semi-Precious Gemstones And things to consider when choosing them For many of us the key to a perfect outfit is accessorising with the perfect jewellery. Jewellery not only adds a point of interest but glamour and colour too. It also echoes your unique style and personality. Gemstones have been used for thousands of years. Gemstones and jewellery have been a part of mankind for as long as we can remember. As far back as the Egyptians coloured gemstones
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Blog Finalist Mumpreneur Lisa Baptiste

Meet our blog writing competition finalist Lisa Baptiste aka The Perfect Pet Nanny and read her blog Brilliant ways to socialise your puppy during a pandemic   There are many ways you can ensure that your new puppy can start learning about their surroundings so that they grow into well-adjusted, confident, and happy adult dogs – even during a pandemic! Critical time period  The window for socialisation is between 4-16 weeks and this is when your puppy gets the most out of learning and developing their behaviour.  It is for this reason that puppies must be socialised from a young
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Blogging competition Finalist Gail Hugman

Meet our 2020 Blog Writing Runner Up - Gail Hugman who shares her top tips on motivating children.   Motivating Children: It’s Not as Difficult as You Think   Parents will often talk to me about motivating their child and it usually has something to do with schoolwork. Their child may be bright but ‘coasting’, may ‘hate’ reading, maths or some other subject and consequently, may be unhappy, frustrated and/or underperforming in tests or exams. As parents, you’re desperate to correct teacher complaints of disruptive behaviour, poor listening, and lack of concentration. It seems as if you’re constantly nagging, and
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Blog Winner Victoria Bell Shares her Story

Meet our 2020 Blog writing winner, Victoria Bell who shares her story below. Confessions of a Nutritional Therapist That Will Surprise You Does ‘healthy eating’ seem like one of those elusive concepts that isn’t quite for you?  Do you associate the idea of healthy eating with rabbit food, zero sugar and zero fun?  Read on to find out how one desperate mum turned this idea on it’s head to turn her life around.   'I hated my greens! If you’ve ever had a child that rejects all things green, or found that some of those wholesome vegetables that we’re all
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Blogging Competition Results

    Helen Say from CBL Copywriting and SEO services judged our blogging competition and this is what she said   "Thank you to everyone who entered and I’ve read through all the blog submissions and made a decision. As well as the main criteria, I was also looking for something personal and relatable, also something that radiated energy, enthusiasm, expertise, warmth and personality. For the majority of entries the writer’s personality and tone was apparent, though a couple entries were purely factual so not as engaging. The clear winner is Victoria Bell for “Confessions of a Nutritional Therapist That Will
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8 Ways to Gain Support From Online Business Networking

Online business networking looks like it will be here to stay. Our online business networking meetings are far more than just promoting your business. They are about creating support around you and your business. Support is what drives your business forwards alongside your passion and desire. Without support, it is much harder to create and maintain a successful business. Since the lockdown, the support people have shown each other at Mums UnLtd has been amazing. The online networking meetings have been a safe space to share and express feelings. Our online meetings have been a real opportunity to connect and
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Are you standing out from the crowd?

Are you standing out from the crowd?   It would be easy at the moment to sit back and do nothing with your business. If your business is client-facing you might feel that anything you do now is a waste of time. But this time will soon be over. Now is a perfect time to engage with existing customers and innovate new ideas so when the lockdown is over, you can stand out from the crowd. We know you might have to juggle home-schooling and housework but spending a few hours week on your business will pay dividends later! Rarely
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Blogging Competition

Write your blog and enter our Blogging Competition! We know the value of blogs! One of our recent blogs on what do with your business during the Coronavirus Outbreak had over 7,000 views! You can read that here  Your blog must be- · Original content · A new fresh blog and not been published anywhere else · Minimum 300 words · High scoring headline (min 70 on Co-schedule tool) · Tells a compelling and engaging story · No spelling or grammar mistakes · Good use of images to support and illustrate the narrative Do you need blogging tips? Check out this
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Marketing your business in Lockdown

Marketing your business in lockdown Many business owners are asking should they be doing this? The answer is YES! YES! YES! Solve the problem  People still have issues your business can solve. So, marketing your business in lockdown is vitally important. From selling gifts and body care products online to solutions for stress and anxiety make sure people know who you are and what you do. Many businesses although not trading will be looking for support and solutions to issues they are experiencing. Consumers have time on their hands, mostly spent online! Many people are still being paid! There are
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