Three Ways to Foster Self-Love – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

With Valentine’s day knocking on the door I can’t help but think about love in all of it’s glorious and sometimes messy forms. The family kind, the romantic kind, the kind we have for pets (which probably falls under the family kind if your house is anything like mine) and finally the kind we have or should have for ourselves. Self-love is a tricky thing for most of us. If some of us struggle with feeling that self-care is selfish,…

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How to Look Chic at Work on Jeans Day – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

I have shared several times on social media that I love jeans. This probably isn’t a life-shattering confession as I know that a lot of people feel that way, but my day to day style is pretty classic and feminine. I am known for wearing dresses. A few months ago a co-worker told me he was tired of seeing me in dresses.  “I’d like to see you in pants. You always wear dresses,” he said with an exasperated sigh. And…

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How to Be Your Own Hero – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

The other day I saw the cutest meme on social media. It was a classroom assignment where the kid had been asked to name one of his/her heroes.  The young student replied “ I am one of my own hero. First I am kind to myself and Second I do things I want.” I can’t even tell you how much that resonated with me. It might not be grammatically correct but it hit the nail on the head! “Why can’t…

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