Lou Fogg – Smarty Pants Kids and Mumspk

Lou Fogg is based in Melbourne, Australia and runs SmartyPantsKids.  She has cool online names for her children - Dreamer (9), Driver (5) & Dancer (3). How did you come to start your own business? My son, Dreamer is exactly that, a dreamer. So our mornings were often chaotic trying to get out of the house in …

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Ngaire Stirling – BrisbaneKids.com.au

Ngaire Stirling from Brisbane Kids Creative and I met at one of the Professional Parents Playgroups I held in 2010.  (For those who don't already know her, it's pronounced Ny-ree).  We've become good friends and she is a smart, dedicated, loyal and generous businesswoman.  It's taken me ages to get my act together to firstly interview here …

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Rhani Capobianco – Idea + Ink Graphic Design

Today's featured Professional Parent is Rhani Capobianco from Idea + Ink Graphic Design.  Based in a home studio in Bairnsdale, Victoria, Australia she is mother to Illy (3) and Lexi (1).   I was really pleased to receive an email from Rhani after she saw my Open Universities article - but with my move overseas it's taken me a …

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Jo Dissanayake – Pass The Post

I love this photo that Jo Dissanayake from Pass The Post sent of her gorgeous family!  How happy do children Erykah 7, Xavier 3 look (and mum and dad too!).  They live in Keperra, Queensland, Australia and Jo has run her business for 3 years now.  Jo's 37 and  originally from the UK.  There she studied a BA(Hons) Travel …

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Janet Hamilton – Ready 2 Run Educational Resources

Today I'm pleased to introduce Janet Hamilton of Ready 2 Run Educational Resources, which is a new online business.  Janet is lucky to live on the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Australia.  She has a B.A. Dip Ed (Bachelor of Arts, Diploma of Education) and worked for Education Queensland for 25 years, running workshops and teaching to …

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Rebecca Lawrence – Media Salt and Bulimba Business

 I met Rebecca Lawrence earlier this year through both Professional Parents and my social media/marketing business Zestee.  Like me, she also juggles a few things alongside being a mum - Media Salt (marketing) and Bulimba Business (networking and supporting local business).  Her children Inigo (7) and Emilia (5) are both in school and the family is based …

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Michelle Lember – Lember and Williams Lawyers

I've had the pleasure of meeting Michelle Lember through networking events and am very pleased she's agreed to share her expertise with us at the next Professional Parents event on Tuesday 17th April 2012.  She particularly enjoys working with intellectual property and franchising so we will be able to have her answer some of our …

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