So there we have it. I set up a business for them and for me; Maggie & Rose was born. My fabulous business partner – the Rose to my Maggie – and I had inadvertently managed to re-define what a whole new generation of parents wanted for their family experience. Our ‘family members’ club’ meant beautifully designed spaces where the kids would be stimulated and safe, and the adults could be themselves, all in a ‘home-from-home’ environment.
My kids have always been a huge influence on my business, and it was understanding their needs and watching them grow and interact with one another that’s inspired everything I’ve done. Now that they’ve grown older (it’s been 15 years since I launched the first of my seven clubs) their needs have evolved, as have the needs of other families, and that’s where my new and improved concept comes in…