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

By Fran Grant | 23rd October 2018 | 1 Comment

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…

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

By Fran Grant | 18th October 2018 | 1 Comment

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,…

Baby Loss Awareness Week – a letter to my Florence

By Fran Grant | 15th October 2018 | 4 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…

Don’t be afraid to give up something good for something great!

By Fran Grant | 4th October 2018 | 5 Comments

I gave up good because I wanted fucking awesome When I was a kid, I wanted to be a writer. I spent hours and even days holed up in my bedroom, either reading or writing – anything from kids stories, funny poems, and not so funny stuff. It’s all I wanted to do. I won…

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

By Fran Grant | 24th September 2018 | 1 Comment

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…

25 ways to start Bossing Life now!

By Fran Grant | 6th September 2018 | 1 Comment

25 ways to start Bossing Life now! Life can be hectic – us women are all too often juggling family, work, home life… it can be totally overwhelming! Here’s 25 simple ways to take back control and start living the life you truly want and truly deserve.   Create a vision board. Get absolutely clear…

Boss your body issues!

By Fran Grant | 29th August 2018 | 1 Comment

Boss your body issues! Bingo wings? Mum tum? Saggy knockers? Thunder thighs? If you could wave a magic wand and transform any part of your body, what would you wish for – Longer legs? Slender waistline? Smaller, neater nose? Bigger boobs? Slimmer hips? More curves? Less hair on the old top lip?   I’m certain…

12 habits of healthy people

By Fran Grant | 24th August 2018 | 0 Comments

12 habits of healthy people When we think of healthy people, I imagine most of us conjure up images of stick thin gym bunnies in their minuscule gym tops, supermodels nibbling on celery sticks, or perhaps zen like yogini’s practising their downward dogs on a mountaintop whilst meditating.   But health isn’t about being thin,…

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…

ABOUT FRAN GRANT

Wife to a very lucky husband. Mum to 3 beautiful little boys. Gym, yoga and self care enthusiast. Lover of food, coffee, wine and gin. Self confessed bookworm and book hoarder. Advocate for keeping the magic of reading alive for today’s children. And last but not least - Writer (currently trying my hand at kids fiction and rhyming stories). Thanks for visiting my site - expect to see posts mainly related to reading and writing, with occasional musings about family, parenting and life in general. Oh, and plenty of book reviews! Hope you enjoy! Much love, Fran x