Honest Mum

5 Ways to Be Kinder to Yourself

It's a common misconception that being kind to yourself is well, a little self-indulgent and ridiculous but it's quite the opposite when you think about it, the kinder you are to yourself, the more accepting you are of you, the more energy and time you have for others and the happier life can be.
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Feeling Thankful

Yesterday was Thanksgiving for my US and Canadian friends and I'm proud to write that a large part of my readership are now actually based in America. I've always had an affinity with Americans, my closest friends at Uni were from LA, New York and Chicago and I miss them all madly (thank goodness for FB and the rare London or LA get together).
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Brilliant Blog Posts 27th November 2014

I can't believe another week has flown by and it's #brilliantblogposts is live again and what a busy week it has been! Last Sunday saw us attend the world premiere of Paddington and although I've been lucky enough to attend premieres through my work as a filmmaker and journalist, it has never been as fun as with my own little bear, my 4, nearly 5 year old, Oliver!
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Win Vichy Idealia Life Serum and Idealia Eyes-Eye Contour Idealizer Care

I have another exciting competition on the blog today, this time from Vichy IDEALIA and their hero product no less, the IDEALIA LIFE SERUM which launched last year. One of their best sellers it's designed for skin exposed to a busy lifestyle (pollution, lack of sleep, stress, unbalanced diet, a cocktail or two…) sound familiar folks?!
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The Star-Studded World Premiere of Paddington

Yesterday was a rather special day for this family as along with my husband Peter, our child Oliver, 4 and my friend Sharmin who was visiting from Amsterdam, I attended the world premiere of Paddington.
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LeapFrog Leap TV Review

Oliver is one lucky 4 year old boy who thanks to this blog, receives some brilliantly entertaining and educational toys to review. He gets more excited than I do when the postman knocks!