Inspirational Parents #23

It has been far too long since I’ve had an inspirational parent takeover on my blog. The last one was a fabulous interview from Jenny back in December. I never really stopped doing them, but I didn’t seek out people to take part either. That was until Martyn messaged me and said that he knew someone who he thought would be perfect for this interview series. I already followed meandminimees on Twitter, but Martyn’s message made me take a closer look. Meandminimees is written under the pseudonym of Matthew Blythe. The writer is a single dad to two teenagers who he adopted when…

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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 #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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Inspirational Parents #2

The second in my Inspirational Parents series features a lady called Sally who is a real inspiration to me. She is a mum who founded a highly successful online business – something I desperately hope to emulate.  Sally’s website specialises in beautiful, stylish things for mum, baby and the home. Her website, Dorothy and Theodore, is the first place to look for unique, personalised and gorgeous gifts.  All that, and she runs the business whilst looking after three children. I think you can see why I chose Sally as my next inspirational parent.  Oh yes, and did I mention she looks…

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