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The business of being a mother and being a mother of a business

Guilt. That pretty much sums up how I feel most days, since becoming a mother. Guilt about breastfeeding, guilt about feeling annoyed and tired when they won't stop crying, guilt about not spending much quality time with my firstborn since the second arrived, guilt about going back to work. And that's the tip of the…
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Cardiff Life Awards Winner 2017

5 years ago this June, I left full-time employment to try my hand at freelancing. From a tiny corner in my tiny flat in Roath Jessica Draws was born. Since that time I've learned to be a better designer, a better illustrator as well as a sales person, accounts, finance, business development as well as…
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7 Signs You’re Ready to Start Your Own Business

Hello, friends! So, January is upon us again and a new working year awaits. (Sigh). This year, it's not a sigh of frustration but a cheerful, wistful sigh full of anticipation and excitement. 2016 for me was pretty epic, no doubt! I celebrated 4 years of freelancing, welcomed my first born into the world, ushered…
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Christmas in Cardiff

Happy November everyone! Autumn has legged it and the bad weather and cold has elbowed it's way into our lives with a vengeance, but that means Christmas is on it's way! Yay! This year is going to be a super special as it's the Draws' household's first Christmas with Murphy, our gorgeous baby girl! Very…
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