MR Book Club – My Name is Leon, Kit de Waal

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  Thanks for joining us for our first book club book My Name is Leon by Kit de Waal. This post is a space for us all to share our thoughts, feelings and possible questions. Looking forward to reading with you x

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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 ...

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A Day With… Nicola Rae-Wickham

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As we venture into a new season we thought we would try something new.  Each Monday we will spend 'A Day With' one of you mothers!  We hope that this insight will give you some inspiration, help you to see that we are all juggling and maybe make you smile. If you follow us on social ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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