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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 ...

Raising Excellence

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I could say so much about our panel event last month but I won't because this video shot by Mellow 9 Productions says it all.  Enjoy <3 We would like to say a huge thank you to the following brands for supporting our event: Afro Hair and Skin Company - www.theafrohairandskincompany.co.uk Liha Beauty - www.lihabeauty.co.uk Weleda UK - www.weleda.co.uk Cantu ...

RAISING EXCELLENCE IN PICTURES

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Photography: Shot by Jay On 14th June 2017 we had the pleasure of celebrating our first anniversary with a panel discussion called, "Raising Excellence" you can read more about the idea behind the panel and the awesome queens that slayed it here. The panel was lit, there were jokes, pearls of wisdom, common issues, finger snaps and ...