Rachaele Hambleton, aka Part-Time Working Mummy, is a triple Sunday Times bestselling author and one of the most popular parenting personalities online. She is a full-time mum to three daughters and one baby boy, step-mum to two boys and is married to her ‘bird-boy’ Josh. Her successful blog documents the highs and lows of life as a family of eight ... with two dogs and some chickens thrown in for good measure. As well as blogging and bringing up six tiny humans, Rachaele fights hard for awareness of domestic abuse and is an ambassador for Kidscape and a Patron of Trevi, Plymouth. She has recently opened up her own Women’s centre in her local community to support women & children.
Rachaele is the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Patchwork Family and Part-Time Working Mummy, non-fiction accounts of what life is like as a mum and step-mum with a chaotic patchwork family.
In July 2021 Rachaele ventured into the world of women’s fiction, publishing The Sunday Times bestseller, A Different Kind of Happy, when normal is not an option, surprises can lead to a different kind of happy family. In March 2023, The Patchwork Family was published.