Dealing with imposter syndrome

You may be skilled, experienced and capable, but you might still suffer with imposter syndrome. If you get an overwhelming feeling that you can’t do something, when in reality you know you can, then there are things you can do.  What is impostor syndrome?  Impostor syndrome is a psychological thought pattern. The individual suffering with […]

The Suffragette story

I believe that it’s important to vote. But women in the UK didn’t always have the opportunity to. Women got the vote because of other women, shouting for universal rights and changing the political system. The Suffragette story is long and complex, but I’ve tried to summarise what happened and to explain why women like […]

What does ‘bossy’ mean?

I have called this blog ‘bossy girl’, so I wanted to explore exactly what this word ‘bossy’ actually means. The official definition  According to dictionary.com, he word ‘bossy’ is used to describe somebody who is “ordering people about, overly authoritative and domineering”. It’s an adjective That’s right, it’s a describing word, so it’s an adjective. […]

Should you ditch your high heels?

Do you wear high heels? If so, do you put them on for work, or save them for a personal event? You could ditch them full stop. Here’s why. They are uncomfortable I don’t like high heels, mainly because I don’t find them comfortable. They can rub, cause bunions and give you back ache.  I […]

Bringing up boys differently

To a degree, I believe that we should be bringing our kids up the same, regardless of their sex. We want them all to be kind and honest and we also want them to nail key life skills, like crossing the road, cooking pasta and navigating the internet safely. But as the mum of a […]