Gwyneth’s story: Day 24

Gwyneth’s story: Day 24

Gwyneth McCormack, Founder of Positive Eye Ltd Enabling professionals to enable children and young people with vision impairment or SEN I stood up from my work desk, walked out and never looked back. It was May 2008 and, following a series of budget cuts, the...
Stacey’s story: Day 23

Stacey’s story: Day 23

Stacey Dennis, Director of Love Layla Designs Designing and printing rude and cheeky greetings cards for any occasion! My business, which today has an annual turnover of about £1.5m, was built on £30 and a whole lot of googling! In January 2015, we’d just had a tough...
Jo’s story: Day 22

Jo’s story: Day 22

Jo Howarth, Founder of The Happiness Club Can you really choose to be happy? “Jo, I have to tell you that daddy’s died…” and with those words, spoken by mum, my life changed forever… Aged 25, I was living in Liverpool – 200 miles away from my home in Somerset....
Karen’s story: Day 21

Karen’s story: Day 21

Karen Beddow, Founder of Mini Travellers Travelling with kids can be fun – honest! We’d found a great holiday spot that ticked all our boxes as parents of young kids – so much so I felt inspired to write about it. That gave me an idea… what if I created an...
Annamarie’s story: Day 20

Annamarie’s story: Day 20

Annamarie Dack, Founder of Empowered Parents Helping worried parents to understand their child’s behaviours, de-stress and feel empowered again Born into childhood neglect and abuse, I was just three years old when the social workers came for me. Back then, I...