National Portrait Gallery – by Mini Ramblings

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On Monday we walked a lot. We went to the The National Portrait Gallery, Covent Garden and Southbank. So read on to find out more about our day. On the way to the National Portrait Gallery we missed our stop, so ended up getting off at Borough, the wrong stop. We were meant to get off at ...

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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 ...

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Top Tips: Travelling Sans Child and not feeling Guilty

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I have recently returned from a holiday sans child. This is my 2nd for the year, 2nd in June actually but if I say for the year it sounds better. Lol. A few people have asked how I "get away with" travelling without my daughter and if I feel guilty. Let me start by saying mini-me has ...

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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 ...

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Guest Post: Raising a Woke Child…

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We are proud to present a guest post from Sarah Gregory.  If you follow Sarah on instagram you will see that her timeline is full of thought-provoking and inspirational content varying from healthy meals to issues of culture and identity.  In this post Sarah shares her experience of raising children that are 'woke' to their African ...

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Summer Holiday Meet Up!

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On 25th August 2017 we welcome you and your crew to join us at our 3rd mum 'n' mini meet up, this time at West London's beautiful Holland Park.   We can look at the peacocks, play in the park, seek respite in the Kyoto garden or just hang out eat food (drink from a hip flask ...

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Fatherhood Reconstructed – Tony Douglas

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For Fathers Day, mini Leah decided that she wanted to interview her Dad to find out his thoughts on Fatherhood. It was suggested that she ask him between 3 and 5 questions, she decided that 10 would be best and came up with all the questions herself. Here is the unedited interview.

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#MRANNIVERSARY Photo Challenge

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    We would like to say a colossal thank you to everyone that took part in our first anniversary photo challenge, it was such cute way to mark our first year!  The hashtag #MRanniversary never looked so good!  We have been blown away by all of your contributions... we may or may not have had glassy ...

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Fatherhood Reconstructed

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This Father's Day we decided to ask some father's to tell us what fatherhood means to them.  We thought that it was important to create a space for father's to share their experience rather than write something from a mother's perspective, we are about authentic narratives after all.  Father's you are vital and we value ...

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Self Care Sunday 4th June 2017

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“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~ Anna Quindlen Artwork by Laurie Cooper   "Giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself"... How many of us have versions of ourselves that serve a particular purpose?  You know ...

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