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

By Fran Grant | 11th November 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

Hello and welcome to my new readers

By Fran Grant | 8th November 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

More than ‘just a Mum’… Why being a Mum is the most important role you’ll ever have

By Fran Grant | 1st November 2018 | 0 Comments

Why being a Mum is the most important role you’ll ever have “Having kids – the responsibility of rearing good, kind, ethical, responsible human beings – is the biggest job anyone can embark on” ~ Maria Shriver It’s half term, and I’ve had an amazing week so far with my 3 little boys. I’m feeling…

From CRAZY to calm in 6 simple steps (and how to maintain the calm moving forwards)

By Fran Grant | 23rd October 2018 | 0 Comments

From CRAZY to calm in 6 simple steps (and how to maintain the calm moving forwards) “The more tranquil a man becomes, the greater is his success, his influence, his power for good. Calmness of mind is one of the beautiful jewels of wisdom” ~ James Allen If you’re anything like me, your days (or…

Baby Loss Awareness Week – a letter to my Florence

By Fran Grant | 15th October 2018 | 2 Comments

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…

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

By Fran Grant | 2nd October 2018 | 0 Comments

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…

The importance of planning in life (so you can smash your goals!)

By Fran Grant | 24th September 2018 | 0 Comments

The importance of planning in life (so you can smash your goals!) We’ve all got goals and we all want to attain things in life. Such goals and aspirations vary from person to person, and can apply to big or small aspects of our lives – whether it’s to be happy and healthy, get fit…

Manifestation, and how to create the life you want!

By Fran Grant | 20th August 2018 | 0 Comments

Manifestation, and how to create the life you want! I first came across the concept of manifestation and the Law of Attraction many years ago when I read ‘The Secret’ by Rhonda Byrne. I’ve read it twice, and I guarantee I’ll read it again in the future. This book will have a lifelong place on…

How to make time for exercise in the summer holidays

By Fran Grant | 3rd August 2018 | 0 Comments

How to make time for exercise in the summer holidays School’s out for summer, and that means one of two things – you’re a mum who’s juggling work and kids, or you’re a mum who’s juggling, er, kids (I’ve done both roles and they’re equally as demanding). Whichever camp you’re in, the summer holidays can…

Juggling work and childcare in the summer holidays (and taming the guilt)

By Fran Grant | 30th July 2018 | 2 Comments

Juggling work and childcare in the summer holidays (and taming the guilt) The summer holidays have officially started and, with three boys aged between 3 and 8, this is the first summer where I’ve genuinely looked forward to the kids breaking up. I’m basking in the delight of not having to contend with suffocating deadlines…

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