All Posts By Motherhood Reconstructed

A Day With… Vean Torto 

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Today we spend the day with Vean Torto. In her former life Vean was a Florist, Event Planner, Songwriter, Writer and is now a stay at home Mum  of 4. I set my alarm for…. 6.00am I actually get up at… 6.15am The time always depends on how organised I've been the night before! If a sink full of dishes ...

A Day With… Sonia Meggie

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Today we have the pleasure of spending a day with Sonia Meggie, founder of CIC Inspirational You, Diversity advisor and founder of the accessory brand Funky n Chunky. We have described Sonia as a ‘gentle powerhouse’ as she is one of the kindest, most hardworking, impactful people we know. Sonia’s community work via Inspirational You has ...

A Day With… Natalie Lee

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Today we spend a day with mega babe, Nat aka @stylemesunday. Nat is social media influencer working with brands ranging from Marks and Spencer to Stylist magazine.  Unlike many online influencers Nat focuses on fashion with feeling.  Her brand is all about looking and feeling good in your own skin. This has led her to create the Warrior ...

A Day with Rachel Ritfeld

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Today Actress, Model, Writer and mum to Rosalia, Rachel Ritfeld tells us how  she juggles it all.     I set my alarm for… 6.30am, I used to have terrible insomnia so now that I am able to sleep better I cherish it. Alarm time also depends on what time I have to be on set (at times ...

A Day With… Wanita Bardouille

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Today we get a glimpse into the day of Wanita Bardouille, mother, partner, glorious friend and Retail Development Director for Ralph Lauren.  Wanita started off as a cashier and has worked her way up the corporate ladder without compromising herself.  She is the type of person that cuts through the BS, rolls up her sleeves ...

A Place To Be Whole

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Photo: Nyssa Paige Sometimes I am in a room, full of smiling faces with familiar empathetic nods. Exchanges of tips and information take place. Conversations about being realistic, compassionate and understanding. We talk about our truth, knowing we can't have it all but still giving it a damn good try. Sometimes I am in a room ...

A Day With… Jodie Clarke

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Today we spend the day with the absolute epitome of a Super Mum Boss - Jodie Clarke. Jodie is the founder of Clarkes Closet, where she creates some of the most stylishly adorable black rag dolls and accessories that you'll find in London. She works best at night (we know this cos we've seen her ...

In The Pursuit of Happiness…

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  Image: Giphy   I have noticed a trend on social media for promoting a ‘positivity only mindset’ to achieve happiness.  The posts often include scene of nature or a positive quote in an attractive type font and are punctuated with captions including hashtags such as #goodvibesonly and #behappy.  For me these captions and this mindset discounts ...

EQUALITY

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Equal means the same. However when it comes to humanity equality is different. It is not the same as cutting and sharing pie equally.   For humanity to be truly equal one must consider the fact that people are not treated equally and some people may require more than others to get to the same ...

A Day With… Jessica Huie

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Today we spend a day with Public Relations Guru and author Jessica Huie... She also has an award winning greeting card company that specialises in greeting cards for people of colour called Color Blind cards.  Color Blind cards was the first greetings cards company aimed at people of colour stocked in national retail chain Clintons. ...