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Holiday Lessons

We’re back from our holidays. They flew by far too quickly. Yes, I miss the heat of the sun, the sea, the swimming, the sunset glass of rosé… But what I really miss is hanging out, our little gang of four, and the slowed pace.…

LifeWomen

Maternity Leave: How was it for you?

Did you watch The Replacement last night? It tackles the age-old issue of maternity leave and so, in the style of Carrie Bradshaw, we got to thinking: how was it for you? Did you love it? Desperate to get back to the sanity of work? Haunted by the thought that your cover was out to steal your job?  …

Family

So, what’s it like having 4 kids?

If there’s one thing that I get asked a LOT (it’s up there with ‘would you like chocolate on that?’) is “What’s it like having four children?” Often accompanied with a look of sheer horror or can what only be described as the look of someone who is mulling it over. The truth is that I only know what it’s like to have my four children. Someone else with four will undoubtedly have a completely different experience. Hell, someone else looking after my four children will have a completely different experience to me, so with that in mind, this is what I’ve learned….…

LifeWomen

How to Change Your Life by Helen Cordy of Wood/Grey

Ever been tempted to change your life? Throw in the 9 to 5 for the challenge of running your own business? It could be The Dream – but it’s also a risk. Helen Cordy did exactly that, when she launched Wood/Grey, one of the chicest lifestyle stores we’ve ever seen……

Beauty

Beauty Uniform: Philippa Pearne

A beauty editor for ten years, Philippa Pearne knows a thing (or five hundred) about looking good. She reveals the key to amazing skin, “the best mascara ever invented”, and the one secret to true confidence.…

FamilyLife

A letter to myself as a mama-to-be

What parenting advice would you give your pre-child self? It being half term in our world, this seems the right time to share this letter I wrote to myself as a mama-to-be. (Originally written for Alex & Alexa’s blog.)…

Family

Living the ex-pat life: Tula Goodwin on bringing up a family in Singapore

Ever fantasised about packing up your life and moving halfway across the world? Well, Tula Goodwin, co-founder of the VogelGoodwin PR agency, did just that. Having moved from London eight years ago, she now lives in Singapore with her husband Henry and daughters Daisy (8), Agatha (nearly 6) and Margot (nearly 4). So, is it all as exciting as it sounds or are there challenges being so far away from home? From luxurious hospital rooms to jumping on a plane to head to Bali, Tula tells us all about life in Singapore...…