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The Mother Hub Meets: Nicola Chantler

The Mother Hub Meets: Nicola Chantler

Today on the Mother Hub Meets we're chatting Nicola Chantler - founder of the Chelmsford-based Little Yoga Studio. We first heard about Nicola's wonderful yoga classes for kids at the very start of our Mother Hub journey just over a year ago. We had been researching women in business in Essex and loved Nicola's concept of a yoga studio dedicated entirely to children. Her career journey is truly inspiring - formerly an editor at Express Newspapers and Yahoo!, Nicola set up the Little Yoga Studio after being made redundant and spotting a big gap in the market... and the rest is history! We're so happy to finally be sharing Nicola's story, along with her top tips for encouraging mindfulness in children.

The Mother Hub Meets: Natalie Reynolds, founder of Fred & Noah

The Mother Hub Meets:  Natalie Reynolds, founder of Fred & Noah

Today on The Mother Hub Meets, we are chatting to Natalie Reynolds; founder of the award-winning luxury baby and childrenswear brand, Fred & Noah (based in Essex). Following a successful career as a lecturer in fashion design, Natalie began working on Fred & Noah full-time in 2015. The brand specialises in natural and organic fabrics, and their signature prints (think playful, bold and beautiful) are instantly recognisable. With a strong focus on comfort and durability, Fred & Noah has garnered a loyal following. The first baby leggings Natalie ever made were for NCT friends; now, fans of Fred & Noah include Fearne Cotton and Giovanna Fletcher! Natalie and her husband Dan have big plans for the business, and looking at what they've achieved in just three years, we have no doubt they'll go from strength to strength.

In our interview with Natalie, we found out more about her inspiring career journey and how Fred & Noah came about...