All Posts By Motherhood Reconstructed

A Day With… Liz Tidmac

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Today we spend a day with Liz Tidmac aka @uhohmum!  We can't remember how we came across Liz but we are so glad we did.  Liz uses social media for the lols, to break up the hum drum of parenting and share experiences.  There is no follow for follow, no wanting to 'be seen' just ...

Tokunbo Koiki on Motherhood.

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Oya Come Chop... is what they say in Nigeria when it’s time to eat. Tokunbo Koiki wants everyone to have the chance to chop and enjoy mouthwatering Nigerian food. Tokunbo’s Kitchen is her way of giving people from all different cultures the chance to enjoy the delicious home cooked Nigerian food she grew up eating. Her ‘Food is ready, Oya come ...

A Day With… Marsha Powell

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Today we spend a day with Marsha Powell owner of Eve and Grace boutique wellness studio in Battersea, South West London.  Eve & Grace's aim is to create a space where women and children can take time, connect with themselves and look after their health in intimate classes taught by qualified and experienced professionals.  Marsha ...

7 Tips To Avoid Being Broke After Christmas!

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  Image: @you4us_uk Today we are blessed with a blog post from Paula Perry which will be really useful in the run up to Christmas.  Yes we are acting like retailers and talking about Christmas at the beginning of September BUT for good reason!  Paula set up an organisation called You 4 US to support families break the cycle of intergenerational poverty in ...

Guest Post: Step Mum vs. Bio Mum

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Today we have a guest post about being a stepmother by Priscilla Appeaning.  I read the post and chuckled; family life can be challenging, these challenges can become dramatic when the family is blended and there is a step mother who pushes against reality instead of embracing it.  As I read this post I thought only Nene ...

HASHTAG INSTA MUM!

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In January this year we were approached by Katy Poulter who is an actress, script writer and producer, who along with her business partner Francesca Marie Claire are part of a film and TV production company called Masked Pony Productions.  Katy contacted us as they were creating a series of short comedy sketches and wanted to ensure ...

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 ...