Inspirational Parents #18 – Diane Chandler

This week I’m delighted to be interviewing award winning author Diane Chandler. Her most recent novel is called Moondance, and it draws heavily on her own experiences. The book is about a career woman who struggled to conceive naturally. It follows her in her struggle with IVF, a topic close to Diane’s heart. The book will be published on 1 November 2016 to coincide with National Infertility Awareness Week. 1. Tell me about the most unexpected change to you as a person or to your life since becoming a parent? I was always a notoriously impatient person, and was stunned to find incredible depths…

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Inspirational Parents #17 – Rosie Nixon

I’m really proud to be interviewing Rosie Nixon, the editor of HELLO! magazine. Rosie is a hands-on editor with a love of all things celebrity, royal and fashion. She previously held senior positions at glossy women’s magazines including Grazia, Glamour and Red. In her career, Rosie has attended a multitude of glamorous award ceremonies, premieres and showbiz weddings all around the world. Ever discreet and protective of the big stars she has worked with, Rosie’s experience has undoubtedly enabled her to write her debut novel, The Stylist.  I’m delighted to be interviewing Rosie and showing a different side to her –…

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Inspirational Parents #16 – Agent Spitback

I have been reading Agent Spitback‘s blog for quite a while now. What I love about it is that I never know what to expect when I go onto her site for a read. When it comes to inspirational parents, this lady has it all. She is one of the most amazing writers I know and alongside her fabulous blog and being a mum, she finds the time to be hilarious on social media. Through both her blog and her social media, she makes everyone feel that the bad days as a mum are okay – and reminds us not…

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Inspirational Parents #15

The latest in my inspirational parents series features Kate Pinson, the brains behind brand new, ethically sourced flowers subscription box, Grace and Bloom. Kate set up Grace and Bloom earlier this year, after her daughter Grace became critically ill. Kate needed to spend more time caring for Grace, so she followed her passion to set up her own business. Thanks to Kate for taking the time to answer my taxing interview questions!  1. Tell me about the most unexpected change to you as a person or to your life since becoming a parent? Becoming a parent changes everything. Anything you previous thought…

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Inspirational Parents #14

For the latest in my Inspirational Parents series, I’m really honoured to feature a mum, and award-nominated author – Jemma Wayne. She has recently released her latest novel, Chains of Sand. 1. Tell me about the most unexpected change to you as a person or to your life since becoming a parent? Discovering that I can survive on an average of five hours sleep is definitely up there! But beyond that, I think learning that while the advent of children in no way dimmed my career ambitions – if anything it gave them greater purpose – at the same time those ambitions were overtaken, or…

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