Posts by Fran Grant

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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Summer body? Here’s why I’m working on my all-year-round body!

Summer body? Here’s why I’m working on my all-year-round body! Here’s how it used to go, year after year… Autumn would arrive, and I’d gleefully dig out out my comfy jumper dresses, thick tights and long winter boots. The nights would start drawing in which meant cosy nights on the sofa wrapped in a blanket,…

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Baby Loss Awareness Week – a letter to my Florence

Baby Loss Awareness Week Dear Florence   You were planned. Your Daddy and I met and fell in love, and started planning our wedding immediately. We knew we wanted babies and we didn’t see the point of waiting around, so we decided to stop being careful and just see what happened. We didn’t expect a…

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Why health is the new wealth

Health is the new wealth! Physical health. Emotional health. Mental health. Spiritual health. What do these things mean to you? How much thought and consideration do you give to each of them?   We direct a huge amount of attention to so many areas of our lives, from smashing work goals, setting up businesses, decorating…

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There’s no such thing as a perfect parent, so just be a real one

There’s no such thing as a perfect parent, so just be a real one (quote Sue Atkins, Parenting Coach) It’s time to quit striving for perfection, and keep it real. WHY DO WE DO IT?   Striving for perfection… comparing ourselves to ‘other mums’ who seem to be nailing it… living in fear of ‘dropping…

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No one should go hungry (shouting out to tackle hunger issues)

The Trussell Trust – working to stop UK hunger I firmly believe with every fibre of my being that no one should go hungry – no one. Whatever their circumstance.   Can you imagine having to choose between putting the heating on in winter or buying food? Can you imagine sending your children to school…

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