What’s the most important thing you need to do today?

In modern day living, so often we become overwhelmed with our busy lives and our long ‘To Do’ lists.  I have recently been reading The One Thing: The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results by Gary Keller as part of my quest for simplicity in my life and my business. Gary Keller’s remarkable theory is in order to cut through…

An MP that ‘gets’ mothers? Is that possible? Welcome Jo Swinson

As part of free The Confident Mother online conference, earlier this week I interviewed MP Jo Swinson, Minister for Employment Relations and Consumer Affairs.  Interestingly Jo is also Minister for Women and Equalities. Jo is the Minister responsible for the new Shared Parental Leave rules which were announced on 1 December 2014 and comes into effect for babies due on or…

What is the secret to being a confident mother?

Two weeks into The Confident Mother online conference, and forgive me if I feel a little weary. The late nights, the pressure (self-imposed) to blog daily, the stress level rising when a speaker can’t connect, the constant worry that a speaker would cancel on me at the last minute … seriously, I am feeling physically tired. However I…

The epitome of The Confident Mother: co-sleeping, extended breastfeeding, baby-wearing, gentle parenting

As you know, I was really excited about interviewing Dame Sarah Storey. I love my sport and especially cycling. I used to race when I was younger (off-road, cyclo-cross, road and track) and still love my cycling. After I had my first child, I lost my way with fitness and cycling. So I was particularly intrigued to see that Sarah…