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How To Really Take Time Off At Christmas

Taking time off for Christmas as a small business owner is not easy. While our industry demands that we have time off, simply by shutting down, it doesn’t stop the ‘stuff’ that goes on behind the business scenes on a daily basis. So how do you really take time off at Christmas? Well it takes…Continue Reading

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5 Tips To Better Mental Health

5 Tips To Better Mental Health

You might wonder why The Builder’s Wife would be talking about mental health, in actual fact our industry has one of the highest rates of suicide. As a small business owner I have had some very challenging times in which my mental health has suffered. Working in an industry in which you are a very…Continue Reading

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My Trade Story with Lorraine Hull

My Trade Story with Lorraine Hull

Recently I put the call out for Women willing to take part in sharing their story for our My Trade Story segment, I was thrilled with the response I received. Occasionally you are blessed to have the opportunity to meet an amazing person and I was blown away by Lorraine’s story, I think you will…Continue Reading

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My Trade Story with Fi Shewring

My Trade Story with Fi Shewring

Occasionally you are blessed with the opportunity to meet someone who inspires you in ways you never thought possible. This was true for me when I had the privileged of meeting Fi Shewring last year when we both spoke at the HIA Women in Industry Lunch. I had no idea how profound an influence Fi…Continue Reading