The Working Mom
Your Guide to Surviving and Thriving at Work and at Home
Chosen by the Independent as one of the 10 best business books written by women
'Vicki is one inspirational mumboss, who shares her secrets to juggling a thriving business with raising a family in this entertaining and empowering read!' Una Healy
'Ideal for going back to work without losing your mind . . . a no-nonsense guide to navigating the transition' Marie Claire
'If ever there is a person who has shown just how successful you can be online whilst also being an amazing parent it is Vicki. Read, learn and follow. A brilliant book from an inspirational mother'. Natasha Courtenay-Smith, author of The Million Dollar Blog
In The Working Mom, Vicki Psarias, founder of HonestMum.com, shares her manifesto for surviving and thriving at work and at home. Vicki writes about everything from juggling work and family, to regaining your confidence after having a baby and battling imposter syndrome.
An award-winning blogger and vlogger, in this book Vicki shares how to turn your passions into a business that suits the modern mum's lifestyle. The Working Mom is full of practical advice, tips and tricks to help fellow #mumbosses build their own business or return to work, while creating a personal brand and learning how to market yourself.
Vicki's funny, fresh approach to life and work as a mum has brought her a loyal fanbase and a brilliantly successful business: her blog Honest Mum is one of the UK's most popular parenting and lifestyle sites, and the blog combined with Vicki's social channels has an average monthly reach of 1 million.
A Lean In for the blogging and vlogging generation, The Working Mom is an essential book for all parents, whether they are returning to work or looking to start a new career, as well as anyone looking to build their brand or business online.
'A must-read for the modern Mum; particularly one who has aspirations to build her own business. I wish I had been able to read it three years ago!' Katie Massie-Taylor, Co-Founder, Mush
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Piatkus, 9780349423951, 240pp.
Publication Date: February 2, 2021
About the Author
Vicki Broadbent is an award-winning TV director and filmmaker and founder of HonestMum.com, one of the UK's top parenting and lifestyle sites. She has written for a range of publications and appears widely on TV and on panels as an expert commentator whilst creating content for global brands. Vicki writes for online for publications including Marie Claire UK, Good To Know, Grazia Daily, Woman and The Huffington Post.
Vicki won the BritMums Brilliance in Blogging Awards in the Outstanding 'Best of the Best' Category in 2016 and also in the Social Media Category. Her film work was awarded the Channel4 4Talent Award for Best Director amongst other awards, and she was a finalist at the Red magazine Red Hot Women Awards.
Vicki regularly gives keynote speeches and contributes to discussion panels about blogging and running an honest lifestyle brand. She has spoken at Marie Claire's Future Shapers Live, The Advertising Internet Bureau and she founded a workshop with Jessica Huie MBE entitled 'Turning Passion into Pounds' which launched in collaboration with Stylist magazine's #Reclaimyourlunchbreak campaign and started its UK tour in April 2016 in collaboration with the British Library.