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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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 ...

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Guest Post: Why I’m Going Natural…

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A 2nd Guest post written for us by Greta Solomon, a very timely post as we host our 2nd natural hair panel this weekend (Saturday 20th May). See Greta's first post here. I’ve always had a love / hate relationship with my hair. I think most kids can attest to the fact that their parents did nothing ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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