Gemma Johnson

Gemma Johnson

CEO. The mum behind MyFamilyClub

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Afro Baby glowing at Ice Age 4

I couldn’t contain myself when my husband told me he had booked tickets to Ice Age 4 on Saturday. When I told my son...
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My 5 emergency speedy recipes

I am a busy, busy mum and not only do I have to feed two hungry monsters but I also have a husband who...
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Tips to beat the constant tiredness of parenthood

I am sure I will look back on the toddler and school reception years fondly when in my rocking chair on a front porch...
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Why I signed the childcare vouchers petition

Childcare costs are our biggest expense after the mortgage, so childcare vouchers are a lifeline for my family budget. Which is exactly why I...
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Flexible working requests: A manager’s perspective

After my first child was born, I managed to negotiate going back to work part-time, so I started with two days per week, building...
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Blogger challenge: Meals from scratch – day five

Cook meals from scratch? No problem, it will be a challenge I am confident enough to grab with both hands, two greedy eyes, one...
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What would you give me out of 10 for my domestic ability?

We recently ran a feature on 10 traditional housekeeping tips for modern mums, from keeping the fridge clean to descaling your kettle. I consider myself...
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Money worries during maternity leave forced me back to work early

In the process of setting up MyFamilyClub I’ve had to put many presentations together and talk passionately about why I wanted to help parents...
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Second hand stigma

When I was pregnant with my first child I pretty much rejected any second hand items that people had very kindly offered to give...
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TV ads, new nannies and public speaking

What a week it’s been... We’re on the TV, we have a new nanny and I have a talk to 110 people. Never one to...
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