Inspirational Parents #13 – Love from Mim

As parents we all look for inspiration, and there’s nothing more inspirational than people who are positive, upbeat and winning at parenthood despite having a tough time themselves. Mim blogs at Love from Mim, a family and lifestyle blog and she is an inspiration for so many people, I’m honoured to feature her on my blog. Here’s Mim with her answers to my somewhat testing questions. 1. Tell me about the most unexpected change to you as a person or to your life since becoming a parent? The biggest change is to my personality – since becoming a Mum, I no…

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Inspirational Parents #12

When I first started blogging, it was rather a solitary affair. I used to write and publish posts, share the odd post on social media and then slink away, not really engaging with the blogging community. That was until I started chatting to a fellow blogger, who made me realise that there was more to blogging than just writing and hitting publish. That blogger was Natalie from The Diary of an Unexpectant Mother. Since then, she has become a friend who I chat to regularly via social media although we’ve actually never met. It wasn’t until recently that I realised…

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Inspirational Parents #11

The latest in my Inspirational Parent series comes from Stevie at A Cornish Mum blog. I have always admired the way Stevie has come hurtling into the blogging scene and flying up the rankings into the Top 100 at breakneck speed. This is all despite the challenges she has had to face personally during the past few years. Stevie is amazing at covering important issues like Type 1 Diabetes in a way that makes people sit up and listen. She also captures the beautiful Cornish countryside in her photos and has loads of fun competitions. If you don’t already follow her,…

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Inspirational Parents #10

Inspirational Parents #10 features a blogger whom many of us look up to. Donna blogs at What the Redhead Said. As well as writing her brilliant blog and being a busy mum, Donna holds down a “day job”,  cooks and goes running. She also manages a Facebook group to support other parent bloggers and is always the first on hand with help and advice for anyone that needs it. It is easy to assume that someone who is as successful as Donna has had an easy time of it. In fact, she has overcome notable adversity to get to where…

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Inspirational Parents #9

Benedict Allen is an inspirational parent in the truest sense of the term. He has achieved things that most people couldn’t even dream of. His incredible answers to my mundane questions really made me stop in my tracks. 1. Tell me about the most unexpected change to you as a person or to your life since becoming a parent? I no longer set off on really hazardous adventures- though I’ve been an explorer most of my life. Even as a child I was determined to be some sort of “pioneer” – my dad was a test pilot and it seemed…

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