start up stories

Get to know the parents behind the business in our Start Up Stories interviews. Each parent we feature has built up their business from scratch and shares with us the successes, the hardships and where they get their inspiration.

The Jam Tart’s Start Up Story

Sharing Start Up Stories is one of my favourite features, and this month I have a gem of a new business for you. Creative entrepreneurs Emma and Tom are behind the Instagrammable swoon worthy children’s brand, The Jam Tart. They create custom prints, wall art, stickers and banner kits, helping to create colourful, engaging spaces for children to play, grow and thrive in. Their ever expanding range of products includes flash cards and colouring books.Emma and Tom’s passion…

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Mama gift box service Ovi and Reu’s Start Up Story

Ovi and Reu provide beautifully curated gift boxes for new and expectant mums, it’s not a surprise to find out that this business was started up by mums, three mums to be precise – one is even a grandmother. I’ve featured one of their Parisian inspired gift boxes and now I’m excited to share their Start Up Story with you. I found is such an interesting read and I hope you do too. We are Emily,…

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Interview with Tabitha from children’s clothing brand Lil’ Cubs

When my girls were little I loved dressing them in baby grows and little leggings with fun and bright prints, something a little different in a sea of pale pinks and blues. I wish that this month’s featured business had been around as I would have been one of their best customers! Tabitha the force behind children’s clothing brand Lil’ Cubs creates such fun prints for her 0-5 range, I’m sure you’ll love them as much…

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Interview with Vicki from teething jewellery brand, Bo&Bel #MumBoss

Last year I loved giving fellow mums with start up or small businesses a chance to share their story and give us all some business tips. There was just no question as to whether I’d carry on, it’s one of my favourite features and I hope you enjoy these interviews too. The first mum of this year is Vicki and she runs Bo&Bel a contemporary teething jewellery brand. I wish teething jewellery had been around…

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Interview with Vikki and Dom from The Cake Tasting Club #MumBoss

You all know how much I love cake, right? Well combine that love with my love for small businesses kick started by mamas and you have a winning combination in my eyes. Introducing this month’s Mum Bosses Vikki and Dom, the force behind The Cake Tasting Club. Hello! We are Vikki, mum of three/expert multi-tasker, and Dom, mum of strong willed two year old and tiny human/lover of all things cake and carb based! Basically…

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Interview with Danielle from Team Hen #MumBoss

I love sharing the stories of fellow mums that have worked hard to build up a business, and this month’s MumBoss I find particularly inspiring, she found a gap in the market and promptly set about addressing it. We all know that Hen Parties can end up being tacky when that’s all you see on the high street, well that doesn’t need to be the case. Team Hen creates and sells beautiful Hen Party gifts…

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Interview with Pamela from marketing company, AB FiftyOne #MUMBOSS

I’ve known this month’s MumBoss through blogging for a little while now, my home has even been featured on her blog! As soon as I found out that she was setting up her own marketing company I just knew I had to set up a MumBoss interview with her. I know lots of bloggers with marketing backgrounds and bloggers that want to branch out into marketing so I think this interview will be really insightful.…

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