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Frequently Asked Questions
Here are a list of questions I get asked ALL the time. These are serious questions that I get asked mainly on Snapchat (happymumnz) and Facebook:
Why did you start Happy Mum Happy Child?
To document the activities I did with my kids. You can read more here.
What did you do before you were a Mum?
I worked predominantly in an office – I’ve been a Receptionist, a Secretary and a Personal Assistant. I’ve done accounts work, project administration work and worked as a Temp. I’ve also worked in retail for a boutique jewellery store.
When are you going to paint your walls?
When we have finished our garage, our bathroom, and our laundry. So basically never.
How do I do what you do?
Start a blog and don’t do what I do – do what YOU want to do. Do what you love and enjoy it.
Do you get paid for what you do?
Sometimes yes, it depends on the work
How can I get free stuff like you do?
Build a large and engaged audience on social media 🙂 … and even then it’s not guaranteed!
Where are your kids’ lunch boxes from?
The Yum Box’s are from The Lunchbox Queen, and the Planetbox Rover is from Biome
How do I build a following on Facebook like yours?
Start by asking your friends to like and share your content, and then just be yourself and share what you want 🙂 you will soon learn what your audience likes to see and can tailor it to suit them/you.
Can you tell me what your husband does for a job?
No sorry, I like to keep some things private 🙂
I want to start a blog and review products, who do I need to get in touch with to get the products?
I firstly suggest you start blogging about whatever you want, build your audience, and then figure out exactly what it is you want to do. Having a solid base is a really great start, then you can start thinking about who to talk to.
Where do you buy your clothes from?
Kmart, Farmers and Boohoo.com
What brand are your glasses frames?
They’re from Specsavers and are Karl Lagerfeld
What brand is your coffee machine and where is it from?
It’s a Nespresso Creatista, and I bought it from Harvey Norman.
Where’d you get your striped PJ pants from?
Cotton On Maternity
Will you have anymore children?
No – we are happy with our two
Where did you get your Cherry Blossom Kimono from?
Why is it taking you so long to fix your house?
Because we are a) on one income, and b) doing it ourselves
Why do you wake up so early in the morning?
To have some time to myself before the kids wake up – I love this time!
Do you have a question for me? Feel free to ask and I’ll answer!
I never mind being asked questions ok? The questions above are just the ones I get asked the most …