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    Thank you for landing on  the Guilty Mother blog.

    Jo is a tech entrepreneur and the co-owner of a global award winning mobile communications company which she has run with her brother for over twenty years.


    She is an award winning writer, sharing her views, which have been featured in The Guardian, Training Journal, Changeboard, InStyle UK magazine and on The BBC. In 2010, Jo was selected in Management Today's '35 under 35' as featured in The Sunday Times. In recent months, Jo was championed in the prestigious We Are The City 'Top 100 Women in Tech' features as well as appearing on Sky News.

    Jo is an ambassador for women and girls, supporting women who want to step up into more senior roles, which she does through a series of workshops and talks. Furthermore, she is passionate about supporting girls to have the confidence and the skills to build their future, whatever that may look like.

    In 2016, Jo started blogging about mum guilt to open up a variety of conversations around parenting, work life balance and how we instil resilience into our kids.Jo is using her voice for the power of good. Women. May we rise. May we rise higher. 

    Let's chat - hello@guiltymother.co.uk


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    May 15, 2020

    I was wondering how I could use some of this strange time in lockdown to get some of those 'jobs' done which have been on my list for ages. One of those jobs was to create a few more photo books. To try and get those precious photos from my phone and into beautiful cof...

    May 1, 2020

    As a mother of a confident ten-year-old daughter and a very busy (often emotional) eight-year-old son, I sometimes feel I need all the parenting help I can get. 

    “Being present” is a phrase a lot of people use these days, especially when it comes to raising childre...

    December 13, 2019

    Some say, life begins at 40.

    You might find that becoming 40 may bring a few changes. The spotting of a few extra grey hairs in the mirror which seem to magically appear overnight. Creaky joints. How did that happen? Not to mention those extra laughter lines settling in...

    September 2, 2019

    Back to school routine is already stressing me out and it’s not even here yet. I’m wondering if I am the only parent who hasn’t finishing sewing name labels into every damn item of my son’s new uniform? Queuing for ages for school shoes and cursing myself for not doing...

    July 4, 2019

    It is almost the end of the school summer term. A busy time for trophies and awards. I wanted to take a moment to salute those who don’t always get them. I remember being that kid. Apart from the hard work I put into my drama exams, the only award I ever got at seconda...

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