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Being a model in my 30’s … ahem…late 30’s can be tough.  Models are considered to be perfect beings – we are booked on how we look. Yikes! This can be extremely soul destroying at times, and I’ve leant  over the years, especially as I get older that I have to look after myself.  Not such a bad thing really – as who doesn’t want to take care of themselves? I’m a firm believer that women must get better with age, but when your livelihood relies on it, it can be

This months ‘Mama of the Month’ is 57 year old model Nicola Griffin.  Mother of twin girls, Nicky found herself giving up her day job and entering the fashion industry at the mature age of 53.  She’s now gracing the covers of glossy magazines and shooting swimwear campaigns with top models!  I was lucky enough to shoot with her in Italy on my first shot back after giving birth.  Nicky is a huge inspiration of mine and I absolutely LOVE her answers…   1.Tell us a little bit about yourself

The second mama in the ‘Mama of the Month’ series is the gorgeous Helen Sandle aka @justsayingmum.  I always love to hear from mothers who have more experience that I do with regards to parenting and youthful ageing.  Helen has some very inspiring answers that I absolutely agree with!   Over to you Helen – This is a mama we ALL need to listen to.     1.Tell us a little bit about yourself – where you’re from, age, children, occupation etc Hi, I’m Helen, and I live just outside

Summer holidays are soon upon us – yay!  I don’t know about you but, packing for the beach can sometimes be a chore in itself – so many things to remember for the kids… and then you forget about yourself and what you need on the beach too. This year I encourage you to spend some time on yourself when packing for the beach. Here are my top 10 things I like to pack to make my holiday work well for me on the beach. 1.Heliocare Color gelcream  – sunscreen for

My debut ‘Mama of the Month’ questions begin with some mothers who have more experience than I do… and I always love to hear advice from women who have been through it all and can look back and tell us newish mothers what it’s all about.   To start – who better than Lucia Whitehouse aka Grandmother Pukka, mother to Anna aka Mother Pukka.  Lucia has recently become a grandmother for the second time when Anna gave birth to beautiful Eve last week. Over to you Lucia…     Tell

I don’t know about you, but these Easter holidays are doing me in!  And it got me thinking… Has covering dark circles under your eyes starting to consume a lot of your time? Worried how tired you’ll look at the school gates or concerned about that skin above your eye lid looking a little baggy? Is the strain of motherhood starting to show in your face? Inevitably we’re all getting older and of course we’re all worried about looking older too.  Becoming a mother has definitely made me notice the dark

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