The Person Behind the Parent {Karen: Mini Travellers}

Another month, another blogger to feature as part of my ‘Person behind the Parent’ feature!

Last month, we spoke to Natalie from Plutonium Sox who has some serious stories to tell when it comes to travelling. This month, we chat to Karen from Minitravellers!

Please introduce yourself…
I’m Karen mum to three beautiful girls aged 6, 5 and 5 (identical twins) live on the Wirral with my hubby.

The Person Behind the Parent {Natalie: Plutonium Sox}

Another month, another wonderful blogger to chat to about the person they are behind the parent.

Last month Sarah from Toby Goes Bananas told us about the person they are behind the parent, and this month we chat to Natalie from Plutonium Sox .

 
Please introduce yourself… 
I’m Natalie and I write Plutonium Sox blog – I know, I know, totally weird name but it’s just named after my dogs.
Where can we find you?
You find me on the Blog, on Facebook, on Instagram, on Twitter, on YouTube, and in Worcestershire, running around after my children.

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The Person Behind the Parent {Sarah: Toby Goes Bananas}

Another month, another featured blogger for our ‘Person Behind the Parent’ feature!
Last month Lauren from Belle Du Brighton kindly told us that her grandad wrote the Irish national anthem (say what!). This month, Sarah from Toby Goes Bananas shares the person she is behind the parent she is.
Please introduce yourself… 
I’m Sarah; teacher, wife, mum to two boys, looking down the wrong end of my 30s.
Where can we find you?
In real life you can find me in Lancashire, or online at tobygoesbananas.co.uk – I’m also all over social media @tobygoesbananas

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The Person Behind the Parent {Lauren: Belle Du Brighton}

Last month we saw the lovely Colette from ‘Going on an Adventure tell us about the person they are behind the parent, and this month we chat to Lauren from Belle Du Brighton.

I’ve followed Lauren (in a non-stalkerish way) for a long time, and her gorgeous son Arlo is roughly there same age as T so it’s been fun comparing all the little quirks and kinks.

Please introduce yourself…
I’m Lauren, mum of two kids, holder of two jobs & a blogger.

Where can we find you?
At Belle Du Brighton and @belledubrighton on pretty much every social media platform!

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The Person Behind the Parent {Colette: Going on an Adventure}

Last month I wrote about how I often don’t feel like ‘me’ these days, how I feel like I’ve filed away ‘Kate’ and replaced it with ‘T’s mummy’. The Parent. Sure, that’s no bad thing – I love being a parent – but sometimes when I’m yet again picking up toys and snot rags I miss the days when I did things for me.

The drawing, the reading, the nights out. I miss it. Some days more often than not. I also miss talking. Talking about things that aren’t parenting related! I’m not asking for politics (we have enough of that on tap right now) but instead last nights Big Bang Theory or where I’d like to travel to. There is a person behind this parent after all.

To continue this theme I’ve asked lots of bloggers to explore the person they are behind the parent and kicking off the feature is the lovely Colette from We’re Going on An Adventure

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The Person Behind the Parent. 

It goes without saying that before you became a parent you had your own life. Your own personality. You went to the cinema or to the gym. Cooked or made craft. Read books or comics. You name it.  Your personality shone through in the things that you liked to do. You had the freedom to get involved with something without a second thought of childcare or simply how tired you were.

It’s inevitable that when you become a parent, those things will fall to the wayside…

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