All Posts By Motherhood Reconstructed

RAISING EXCELLENCE 1ST ANNIVERSARY EVENT!

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"Just because we are magic doesn't mean we are not real” – Jesse Williams. On Wednesday 14th June 2017 online forum Motherhood Reconstructed is celebrating its 1st anniversary with a panel discussion entitled, "Raising Excellence". This conversation will explore the reality of raising children to reach their full potential whilst avoiding the limitations of stereotypes and ...

Yvonne Telford on Motherhood.

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Before you had your children and started KemiKids, what was day to day life typically like for you? Before having my daughters, I was a Credit Risk Analyst at GlaxoSmithKline. I gave up work after I became a mother. I knew this was going to happen because before my husband John and I got married, we ...

WHAT IS NATURAL IN 2017? #2

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Inspirational YOU and Motherhood Reconstructed proudly present the second installment in their natural hair and well-being panel discussion, “What is Natural in 2017?” This series is a forum for all to come together and discuss the the beauty and politics of transitioning or wearing our natural hair. The Black hair care industry has seen a rise of ...

Grateful for Sisterhood

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Image from Black Blossoms Today Leah and I had the pleasure of contributing to an exhibition / project that has been curated by Bee Tajudean founder of Black Blossoms and Paula Akpan founder of The I'm Tired Project. I'm Tired is an award winning photography project which aims to to highlight the lasting impact of everyday ...

The Comfort Zone

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You know that place, where you're relaxed and everything is ok... The place where you tend to be chilled, your pulse rate is down, your tongue isn't stuck to the roof of your mouth and you're generally not sweating. It's a happy place, you know where it is, you know your limitations within it and you ...

Mother’s Day

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We all know that Mother's Day is really every day and we love, celebrate and appreciate being Mothers, as well as our own Mother's always. But seen as we have this day dedicated to us we thought we'd embrace it and ask some of the Mums we follow what their own Mother's mean/meant to them. Afua ...

Hair Stories

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My hair story... I've had nearly every hairstyle known to Afro hair. When it comes to hair my mother should have only had sons! When I first started school I attended a very prestigious private school in Kensington. I was the only black girl in the lower school and there was another black girl in the ...

Natural Hair and Wellbeing Event!

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On Saturday 25/03/17 we are collaborating with one of our ultimate faves Inspirational YOU to host a panel discussion on natural hair and wellbeing. We will be talking about what it means to be natural today and the perceptions of natural Afro textured hair.  You can purchase limited £5.00 tickets here.  Children are free. We will ...