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5 Things To Do When You’re Feeling A Bit Blue

Meh to Mondays hey, nobody likes them, am I right?..and after a wonderful weekend away to celebrate Mother's Day, this post-weekend slump has hit me harder than usual. Weep.
Francine Lewis

Interview with Impressionist and Comedienne Francine Lewis

Impressionist and comedienne, Francine Lewis rose to fame and captured the nation's hearts when she appeared on on Britain’s Got Talent in 2013 impersonating Cheryl, Stacey Solomon and Katie Price amongst others. She went on to win the public vote in the semi finals, making it through to the final.
Honest Mum

Being a Parent but Feeling Forever 21

I reckon I might just be a bit of a Peter Pan ( why there isn't a female equivalent to the youth-chasing PP I don't know, but that surely requires a whole other post)- essentially my point is, I refuse to GROW UP or more so, I don't feel that different from the 21 year old girl I was erm, (Googles a calculator)-14 years ago (case in point)- despite two kids and 2 c-sections (ouch) and cement thick concealer to hide my my eye bags.
Novellist

Wonderful Women Interview with Sunday Times Bestselling Author Kate Thompson

Kate Thompson is an author, journalist and ghostwriter. Her debut novel, Secrets of the Singer Girls, became a Sunday Times bestseller and is followed by the recently released, Secrets of the Sewing Bee. Kate lives in Twickenham with her husband Ben, their two sons, Ronnie (8) and Stanley (4) and an elderly Jack Russell called Twinkle.
creative kids

How to Encourage Creativity in Children

As a natural, born creative I love nothing more than spending my days writing, producing videos, directing and generally immersing myself in creative projects. I'm so pleased that mine and my husband's creative genes have been passed down to my two sons, Oliver and Xander too.
family

Let’s Talk About Race, Racism & Feeling Like The ‘Other’

I've pondered a while whether I should write this post, air my views and explore a subject that frankly, needs more airing and exploring. A grey area I've shied away from writing. For fear of being judged, of being considered 'too white' to have experienced racism, for fear of not being taken seriously.
family

A Trip Down Memory Lane

There's nothing I love more than looking at old photos from my childhood (bar the 10 year old school pictures that is- my eyebrows aka Carpet World samples were let's say, ahead of their time when it came to brow trends, and most of those scary shots have found their way into the bin-eek!
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Brilliant Blog Posts 6th August 2015

Welcome again you wonderful lot to #brilliantblogposts! As you all know, there ain't no party like a link up partaay and I can't wait to check out all the fabulous posts that you'll be adding.