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Yvonne Telford on Motherhood.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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 ...

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Hair Stories

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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 ...

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Miriam Makeba

International Women’s Day

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

For International Women's Day we thought we'd ask you guys which women inspired you. Your responses are eclectic, inspirational and emotional and we expected nothing less. So many women to choose! I've settled on Doreen Lawrence. I was a few months pregnant with my daughter when Stephen was murdered in April 1993 and I have thought ...

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Natalie Leona on Motherhood.

Sunday, February 26, 2017

  As a Mum of 3 that runs her own Creative Business, how do you find/make time for yourself? I have to literally make a conscious effort to make sure I do something with the girls or family as a little time out at least once a month, just for my sanity really. My kids are as ...

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Womanhood. A Conversation by Candice Aboderin – Review

Saturday, January 21, 2017

When Jendella tweeted a link to this video from Candice Aboderin I immediately clicked the link because FOMO is real and also because I really enjoy Candice's content.  Candice was featured on our blog at the end of December.  It was a great interview and a great feature to end 2016, you can read it here.  Since contacting ...

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Motherhood Reconstructed on BBC Radio London

Saturday, January 7, 2017

During the Christmas break we were invited to be guests on Dotun Adebayo's show on BBC Radio London on New Years Day.  We immediately thought that this would be a great way to welcome 2017 and it certainly was.  The title of the show was, "The Black Community in 2017".  The aim of the show ...

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