Posts by Fran Grant

November Book Review (tissues at the ready!)

November Book Review (tissues at the ready!) “Quirky, clever, and original, this will break your heart, but put it back together again” ~ Katie Fforde   If Melody hadn’t run out of de-icer that day, she would never have slipped and banged her head. She wouldn’t be left with a condition that makes her sing…

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The importance of giving (to those in need) at Christmas

The importance of giving (to those in need) at Christmas Christmas is just around the corner, and this time of year makes me think (even more than usual) about the people in our world who are suffering, and who are in desperate need of help. People who struggle to get by, and who go without…

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It’s ok to fuck up (and what to do when you do)

It’s ok to fuck up (and what to do when you do) “When something happens, the only thing in your power is your attitude towards it; you can either accept it or resent it” ~ Epictetus (Greek philosopher)   We all screw up or get things wrong sometimes. From teeny little mistakes to gargantuan fuck-ups…

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What is BossingIt?

What is BossingIt! all about? Life can be crazy. As busy women and mums, we’re often juggling so many things – kids, work, home life, relationships… We’re trying to do everything, and to be everything to everybody. We’re desperately trying to keep all the plates spinning, and it’s bloody hard sometimes! Life can become transactional…

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Hello and welcome to my new readers

Hello and Welcome! Thanks for stopping by… For those of you who are new to BossingIt! I thought I’d introduce myself properly. So I’m Fran. 38 years old. Wife. Mum to 3 young boys. Previous career woman slash business owner. Gym addict. Healthy Living advocate. Vegan. Bookworm. Says fuck and bell-end a lot. Lives in…

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October book review – my top picks (and boy they’re good!)

October book review – my top picks for the month (and boy they’re good!) “So please, oh please, we beg, we pray, go throw your TV set away, and in its place you can install, a lovely bookshelf on the wall” ~ Roald Dahl Book 1 Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine – by Gail Honeyman…

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