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HOW TO MANAGE THE CLOCKS SPRINGING FORWARD

HOW TO MANAGE THE CLOCKS SPRINGING FORWARD

Twice a year when the clocks change, we are inundated with questions and parents asking what they can do. Although the spring clock change can play havoc with our bodies (an increase in heart attacks and strokes the day after this happen) but it can really help you if you have a little one who likes waking before 5am!

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SPRINGTIME SALAD BY AUNTIE CATH

SPRINGTIME SALAD BY AUNTIE CATH

“With a little tease of summer last week I thought I’d share one of my favourite salad recipes with you. This is my spring/summer go to – light and full of fresh ingredients. Feel free to tag me and BROOD into your dishes – ENJOY!” – Catherine Tyldesley

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Sarah Jayne Dunn & Jon Smith: On Creating more time with your family outdoors

Sarah Jayne Dunn & Jon Smith: On Creating more time with your family outdoors

It can be hard to find balance in life when we are so busy with all the other things that we have to juggle. One thing that has stood out since starting BROOD, is just how many of us are constantly looking for more ways to try switch off and spend quality time as a family. It’s also clear that we all want to incorporate ways to exercise into our weekly routine and encourage our kids to be active and outdoors too, but it can be hard to fit it in when there is only so many hours in the day! So, with a new sport activity sweeping exciting across the UK – Padel – we just had to find out what all the hype was all about, and to see if it was an activity that would fit into family life.

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Introducing The Eyewear Stylist

Introducing The Eyewear Stylist

When you are suddenly told that you need glasses, it can be quite a big deal and feel quite a daunting process. When your career or running your business means attending lots of networking events and dinners etc, and it’s so important to feel comfortable in these situations. As our appearance is one of the biggest factors that can determine whether we feel confident or not, we asked The Eyewear Stylist aka Daniel Scott, on how we should approach buying eyewear and the psychological impact it can have on you.

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Introducing The Eyewear Stylist

When you are suddenly told that you need glasses, it can be quite a big deal and feel quite a daunting process. When your career or running your business means attending lots of networking events and dinners etc, and it’s so important to feel comfortable in these situations. As our appearance is one of the biggest factors that can determine whether we feel confident or not, we asked The Eyewear Stylist aka Daniel Scott, on how we should approach buying eyewear and the psychological impact it can have on you.

CHARLOTTE HAWKINS INTERVIEW: Mum of one, TV and radio presenter

Mum of one, TV and radio presenter, Charlotte Hawkins has firmly cemented a place as one of Britain’s most loved TV presenters. She is one of the first faces millions of Brits see each morning, as co-host of ITV’s Good Morning Britain.

Auntie Cath Cooks Tandoori-Spiced Monkfish

Auntie Cath Cooks Tandoori-Spiced Monkfish by Catherine Tyldesley

Tips and Tricks from fellow working parents doing the juggle

TIPS AND TRICKS FROM FELLOW WORKING PARENTS DOING THE DAILY JUGGLE... _ Since we first launched BROOD Magazine we have been lucky enough to speak to a host of parents, who like us and you, are doing the juggle between work and parenting daily. In each interview we’ve...

DISNEYLAND PARIS: EDITOR REVIEW

If you’re looking for an extra special holiday to enjoy with the children, then it really is hard to beat a Disney holiday. We’ve been on two Disney holidays now and both were filled with lots happy tears. Our first trip was on a Disney Cruise back when we only had our oldest two children, so this year we did decided to give Disneyland Paris a go, to see how our little ones tolerated the flights and the rides.

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO INVEST IN PROPERTY

  The decision to invest in the buy-to-let property market is not one to be taken lightly. It's a significant financial commitment that requires careful consideration, and there is often debate about whether current market conditions should dictate this choice....

BROOD Launch Party at Menagerie Restaurant Manchester with a host of GUESTS AND Celebrities

Lucy Mecklenburgh, Ryan Thomas, Cath Tyldesley and Sarah Jayne Dunn join the party of working parents to celebrate the launch of BROOD Magazine.

A host of guests from the media and business world came together at Manchester’s landmark party venue Menagerie to celebrate the launch of the innovative BROOD Magazine’s first printed edition sponsored by JMW Solicitors.

Sarie Taylor: Overwhelm

Feeling overwhelmed? Our resident Psychotherapist gives us some tips to reduce our stress and anxiety when it comes to a parent juggling work and family life.

LIFE WITH THE BYES: JAMES AND VICTORIA BYE

Parents of three, (soon to be four) Actor James Bye, and Blogger Victoria Bye, have had a whirlwind few years, as their children came along at the same time as their careers started to soar.

SALLY LINDSAY: CHILDCARE CAN BE SEEN AS A ‘DIRTY WORD’, BUT THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NOTHING WRONG WITH IT

Sally Lindsay is one of Britain’s best loved actors and presenters, best known for her roles as Shelley Unwin in ITV’S Coronation Street, Lisa Johnson in Sky One’s comedy series Mount Pleasant, and as Kath Agnew in the BBC sitcom Still Open All Hours.

CATH TYLDESLEY TALKS BROOD LIVE MANCHESTER WITH THE BEAUTIFUL BABY IRIS

CATH TYLDESLEY TALKS BROOD LIVE MANCHESTER WITH THE BEAUTIFUL BABY IRIS Actress, Writer, Producer, BROOD Food Columnist, mum of two and Guest Speaker Cath Tyldesley talks about our upcoming event BROOD Live Brood Magazine’s 1st Live Event will be hosted by legendary...

IS GUILT A GIVEN WHEN YOU ARE A WORKING PARENT?

When I started to really see that my feelings of guilt came from the thoughts I had about myself, I started to see guilt as a wonderful alarm and indicator for me to actually lower my expectations of myself, relieve the pressure and be much more patient and compassionate with myself! It is simply and indicator that our thoughts have gone off in an unhelpful direction.

TASTY GARLIC AND HERB SALMON PASTA BY SIMON WOOD

Looking for a quick, low budget, yet delicious dish to cook for the family this weekend? Try this tasty Garlic and Herb Salmon Pasta by Master chef winner and Award winning Wood Restaurants owner – Simon Wood.

CONFIDENCE

CONFIDENCE Confidence is a preference, as Damon Albon (Blur) once stated. If confidence was indeed something we could choose, would we choose it? I’m not sure that everyone would drink the magic potion even if it was that easy, as I think confidence can be associated...

THE 10 MINUTE MAKEOVER FOR BUSY MUM’S

Mornings can be the most chaotic and super rushy part of the day, what with getting the kids up, fed, dressed and ready for school. All kicking and screaming. Also bags packed with numerous fillings such as packed lunch, PE kits and unfinished homework! Already your...

MUM OF 3 ON BUILDING A BRAND WHILST GROWING HER BROOD

"I DIDN’T REALLY KNOW WHERE TO START, BUT I JUST HELD ON TO THE FACT THAT ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!" Successful business owner and Mum of three, Sophie Davies, has carved an incredible path for herself - and some might say she has defied all odds since becoming a mum for...

‘TAKING ONE FOR THE TEAM’ OUR CO-FOUNDER TOM PITFIELD TAKES A HILARIOUS SNAP PRIOR TO HIS VASECTOMY SURGERY

Our Co-Founder Tom Pitfield 'took one for the Team' recently after undergoing his vasectomy. Tom's Wife and fellow contributor Catherine Tyldesley took to her Instagram Story on Wednesday to praise her 'hero' husband Tom Pitfield for the procedure. Tom added to his...

BROOD Editor Lolo Stubbs & Contributor Cath Tyldesley in Powerful Video for Women’s Aid Campaign

It’s that time of the year when romantic relationships are at the forefront of everyone’s mind, and with that Valentine’s Day can be particularly trigging for women in an abusive relationship, as well as survivors. Our Editor, Expect Respect Ambassador & Author...

INSPIRATIONAL MUM OF TWO, WORLD RENOWNED BECKY ADLINGTON, ON LIFE BUILDING HER BUSINESSES, WHILST JUGGLING HER BROOD!

REBECCA ADLINGTON OBE | IMAGES BY TOM PITFIELD | INTERVIEW BY LOLO STUBBS | BROOD MAGAZINE © “WHY SHOULDN'T I WORK FULL TIME, WHEN I LOVE MY JOB?” Rebecca Adlington OBE is undoubtedly the greatest female swimmer that Great Britain has ever produced, and one of the...

SIMON WOOD’s WEEKEND FAKE-AWAY: Naantastic’ Rarebit with Bombay Taters & Curry Sauces

SIMON WOOD'S FAKEAWAYBY SIMON WOOD OF WOOD MANCHESTER AND WoodKraft Cheltenham. IMAGES © TOM PITPIELD FOR BROOD MAGAZINEThere’s no harm in having a little bit of a treat now and then, what’s that saying? ‘Everything in Moderation, including moderation.’ Well, I’m no...

BROOD MAGAZINE’S COVER STAR:

SHAYNE WARD & SOPHIE AUSTIN

Lucy Mecklenburg BROOD Cover Star
DISNEYLAND PARIS: EDITOR REVIEW

DISNEYLAND PARIS: EDITOR REVIEW

If you’re looking for an extra special holiday to enjoy with the children, then it really is hard to beat a Disney holiday. We’ve been on two Disney holidays now and both were filled with lots happy tears. Our first trip was on a Disney Cruise back when we only had our oldest two children, so this year we did decided to give Disneyland Paris a go, to see how our little ones tolerated the flights and the rides.

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BROOD is a unique magazine for busy professionals and Entrepreneurs. For the parents that are chasing their dreams whilst juggling their parent roles when at home. For the people transitioning from the parent on the school run into meetings and work mode, making the most of every kid free moment by smashing their goals. For the people who strive to show their children that they can go after any of the dreams they have and turn them into goals, knowing they are showing them the way. Because style is still important to us at home and in what we wear, even though we have children. For those juggling texts, social life, work life, parent life, housework, exercise and time out. For everyone who wants and strives for balance, as best as you possible can in our modern world.

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HEALTHY HALLOWEEN PLATTER BY KATE DEVINE

Healthy Halloween platter and October Wellness  It’s Halloween month! I’m already stocking up on decorations and costumes for the younger boys (the oldest is too cool for school these days and would definitely not wear a halloween costume) and...

CATH TYLDESLEY TALKS BROOD LIVE MANCHESTER WITH THE BEAUTIFUL BABY IRIS

CATH TYLDESLEY TALKS BROOD LIVE MANCHESTER WITH THE BEAUTIFUL BABY IRIS Actress, Writer, Producer, BROOD Food Columnist, mum of two and Guest Speaker Cath Tyldesley talks about our upcoming event BROOD Live Brood Magazine’s 1st Live Event will be hosted by legendary...

Michelle Griffith Robinson – Olympian, Speaker & campaigner

Michelle Griffith Robinson © TOM PITFIELD PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BROOD MAGAZINEMichelle Griffith Robinson - Olympian, speaker and women's rights ambassador “ Don’t watch the person in the next lane, slay in your own lane - because you’re in control of where you’re going!”...

5 ways to create a healthy workplace culture

Imagine a work culture in which team members can connect, regardless of where, when and how they work.

Auntie Cath Cooks: Honey Soy Salmon with Thai Salad

Honey Soy Salmon with Thai Salad! I needed to use up some veg in the fridge. I hate waste!! So if it needs using throw it in!! Julienne (ish) your veg (posh word for chopping veg into long thin strips) However- to add bulk and noodle type vibes I #spiralized a...

BROOD LIVE Q & A AND TRYING NOT TO LAUGH AT WORK

Our co-founders Lolo Stubbs Author & Tom Pitfield Photography try to explain when the Early Bird finishes. Filmed by Rob Stubbs. They managed to hold it together for the final version, see below...

TASTY GARLIC AND HERB SALMON PASTA BY SIMON WOOD

Looking for a quick, low budget, yet delicious dish to cook for the family this weekend? Try this tasty Garlic and Herb Salmon Pasta by Master chef winner and Award winning Wood Restaurants owner – Simon Wood.

Christmas Gift Guide and Christmas Present Ideas

Chrismas Gift Guide and Christmas Present Ideas: Meet Lou and Steph, the dynamic founders of Needi, a thriving tech startup based in Manchester. Their innovative gift-matching service, powered by AI

CHRISTMAS DAY RECIPES – SIMON WOOD

Restauranteur. Culinary Expert and MasterChef Winner shares his best recipes for the all important Christmas Dinner this Christmas.

Veggie Egg Muffins & sweet oat muffins recipe by Kate Devine

This month, I’ve put together a sweet and savoury, easy-to-make, breakfast recipe to enjoy on Mother’s Day morning (or any morning for that matter) made by whoever, for whatever reason you want!

Introducing our new Beauty Columnist, Mum and Celebrity Make Up Artist, Sally Rowe

Introducing our new Beauty Columnist, Mum and Celebrity Make Up Artist, Sally Rowe!Sally is the go to MUA for many stars, from red carpet events, magazine shoots, weddings and family occasions, and it’s easy to see why, with over 10 years experience in the industry...

QUEEN ELIZABETH II Most inspiring quotes

QUEEN ELIZABETH MOST INSPIRING QUOTES   Following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Brood look back at some of her most inspiring quotes: “I know of no single formula for success. But over the years I have observed that some attributes of leadership are universal...

why it’s still important to wear an spf

How important is it to still wear an SPF?There goes the sun! But does that mean your SPFs are discarded till the sunshine reappears next year? Or you get chance of that winter vacation in the sunshine? If you're not wearing an spf everyday on your face, even when...

CHARLOTTE HAWKINS INTERVIEW: Mum of one, TV and radio presenter

Mum of one, TV and radio presenter, Charlotte Hawkins has firmly cemented a place as one of Britain’s most loved TV presenters. She is one of the first faces millions of Brits see each morning, as co-host of ITV’s Good Morning Britain.

Summer makeup trends 2023: By Sally Rowe

SUMMER MAKE UP TRENDS Wanting to wake up your complexion from dull to full of colour? Here’s a view to an ultra glossy look with flushed cheeks that is a hit this summer. Mid tone blush is a new trending technique for blurring together your blush and under-eye makeup...

Culinary genius Simon Wood’s Inspiring Journey and his goal for a Michelin star

Culinary genius Simon Wood rose to fame as the winner of MasterChef. He now has 2 restaurants, a cook book & a goal for a Michelin star. Read his inspiring interview

MUM OF 3 ON BUILDING A BRAND WHILST GROWING HER BROOD

"I DIDN’T REALLY KNOW WHERE TO START, BUT I JUST HELD ON TO THE FACT THAT ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE!" Successful business owner and Mum of three, Sophie Davies, has carved an incredible path for herself - and some might say she has defied all odds since becoming a mum for...

LIFE WITH THE BYES: JAMES AND VICTORIA BYE

Parents of three, (soon to be four) Actor James Bye, and Blogger Victoria Bye, have had a whirlwind few years, as their children came along at the same time as their careers started to soar.

INSPIRATIONAL MUM OF TWO, WORLD RENOWNED BECKY ADLINGTON, ON LIFE BUILDING HER BUSINESSES, WHILST JUGGLING HER BROOD!

REBECCA ADLINGTON OBE | IMAGES BY TOM PITFIELD | INTERVIEW BY LOLO STUBBS | BROOD MAGAZINE © “WHY SHOULDN'T I WORK FULL TIME, WHEN I LOVE MY JOB?” Rebecca Adlington OBE is undoubtedly the greatest female swimmer that Great Britain has ever produced, and one of the...

Auntie Cath’s Energy boosting flapjacks

This month’s recipe is one of my absolute favourites - Auntie Cath’s energy-boosting flapjacks. They’re super healthy and kids are going to love making them. They’re fab for lunch boxes, and you can freeze them! Catherine Tyldesley (or Auntie Cath as she’s often...

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