November 29, 2018

Blade and Rose was founded in 2010 during my maternity leave.  With a then three month old, I found myself constantly pulling down my daughter's dresses.  I searched for tights or leggings that had a concept on the nappy bottom but found nothing on the market.  So I de...

November 29, 2018

What first inspired you to start blogging? Describe your career/lifestyle beforehand?

I write the blog over at and I started my blog when my daughter was 5 months old. I had PND, was being treated badly by my employer a...

April 26, 2018

Working from home with children can be tricky, to say the least. After over a decade of home-based self-employment, never have I got so little done, yet at the same time been so productive, as in the last two and a half years since my first child arrived.

There is no de...

April 5, 2016

It’s 1pm; Johnny’s had his nap, both children are fed, you’ve picked at their leftovers - time to put your feet up. Or not, if you’ve opted to work from home! 

This may be your regular working pattern, or you may have negotiated flexible working terms for the summer hol...

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June 20, 2020

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