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No more years of hurt!

No more years of hurt!

This issue of BROOD comes during one of the most exciting international football tournaments, the Euros. For so many of us it’s a time to look forward to, a time of hope – the eternal hope that so many of us have – and a time to go out and enjoy ourselves. But for those living in refuges for survivors of domestic abuse, just the sound of the Euros might mean switching the TV off.

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The ultimate (and actually achievable) skincare routine

The ultimate (and actually achievable) skincare routine

If the thought of ‘another thing’ to do sends you into entrepreneurial/parental spasms – you’re not alone. Typically when I see the words ‘Ultimate Skincare Routine’ I think, ‘great, here’s something else to make me feel like I’m not on top of everything’ – am I right?
My advice is different. I promise.
And to put your mind at rest I’m a professionally qualified skin aesthetician who works with an award winning micro-biologist recognised as one of the world’s leading experts in the science of reversing ageing.

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Against All Odds – Dean Holden and Danielle Nicholls

Against All Odds – Dean Holden and Danielle Nicholls

When TV presenter Danielle Nicholls married her childhood sweetheart and professional footballer Dean Holden, their life was as near to a fairytale as it gets. After a perfect wedding, Danielle became pregnant on their honeymoon, welcoming a beautiful boy Joey, with their second baby boy, Ellis, arriving only 18 months later. Then the loved up couple completed their family with the arrival of their eagerly awaited princess, Cici, just a few years later.

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Inspiring and honest Interview with Karina Jadhav & Ben Wilkinson: “I’m still finding it really hard to juggle!”

Inspiring and honest Interview with Karina Jadhav & Ben Wilkinson: “I’m still finding it really hard to juggle!”

Inspirational entrepreneur and Mum of two, Karina Jadhav, has continually made waves in the business and hospitality world over the last decade; after first stepping into the hospitality industry in 2010, as a bartender and as a waitress. Then, after years of successfully building businesses, from a food truck to award winning restaurants, Karina has firmly cemented a name for herself within the notoriously challenging sector. In 2015, Karina embarked on her biggest career achievement to date when she launched Menagerie Restaurant and bar, making her the north west’s youngest independent female business owner.

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BUSINESS, BALANCE & LIFE AS ABLENDED FAMILY – Aaron Willis and Vicky Willis

BUSINESS, BALANCE & LIFE AS ABLENDED FAMILY – Aaron Willis and Vicky Willis

Successful entrepreneur Aaron Willis is best known for his appearance on The Apprentice, Series 16, but many won’t realise how inspiring his story is and how the many challenges that he has faced throughout the years has given him the drive and determination to succeed in business, aswell as the passion to give back to charity – one of which he is now CEO of – STRIDE UK – which he juggles alongside his successful businesses

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Spring Healthy Foods: getting the most out of the season’s natural produce.

Spring has sprung and that means a change in some foods that we should eat to keep us healthy throughout this new season.

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

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.

Recharge Through Nature’s Medicine: Cacao Ceremonies

Cacao ceremonies have gained popularity for their potential physical, emotional, spiritual, and mental benefits, all of which can contribute to a deeper connection with oneself, enhanced creative flow, self-expression, and self-acceptance. Here’s a breakdown of these benefits:

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.

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.

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

Our Editor, Expect Respect Ambassador & Author @lolostubbs.author teamed up with actress Bhavna Limbachia to create this extremely powerful video bringing Lolo’s novel, Dressed up as Love, to life for our Women's Aid Campaign. Highlighting (as the name of the book...

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...

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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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BROOD Magazine is jam packed with motivational stories, inspirational interviews, business tips, parent hacks, delicious recipes, wellbeing features, style trends, perfect family travel destinations and brood moments. BROOD Magazine is a Parenting and Business Magazine for the real juggles of entrepreneurial and hard-working parents. For the parents who 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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Founders of BROOD Magazine, (left to right) Rob Stubbs, Lolo Stubbs and Tom Pitfield
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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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Auntie Cath Cooks Tandoori-Spiced Monkfish

Auntie Cath Cooks Tandoori-Spiced Monkfish by Catherine Tyldesley

CONTENT CREATION BY OLI DUNN

CONTENT CREATION📷 My Perspective On Content Creation by Oli Dunn I try to create more than I consume, I LOVE the creative process, I love creation of any kind, written, audio, video, painting, photography, the list goes on, it’s expressive, it’s expansive, it's...

Improve your Mood with your Food

October, the month of spookiness and seasonal changes. I can’t tell you how many time I’ve discussed the weather with clients over the past month. A strange sentence to begin with, I know, but bear with… There’s been a definite shift in temperature and autumnal days…

Dining Table Date Night – Ox Cheek Tagliatelle with Simon Wood

SIMON WOOD COOKS Ox Cheek Tagliatelle| SIMON WOOD OF WOOD MANCHESTER AND WoodKraft Cheltenham. IMAGES © BROOD MAGAZINE "POUR YOURSELF A GLASS OF SOMETHING YOU ENJOY, POP ON YOUR FAVOURITE MUSIC TO UNWIND TO AND START TO COOK..." Welcome back to Brood food, Last time...

Spring Healthy Foods: getting the most out of the season’s natural produce.

Spring has sprung and that means a change in some foods that we should eat to keep us healthy throughout this new season.

Bank Holiday Baking with Kate Devine

Sticky BB Brownies – packed full of polyphenols and prebiotics to help support the gut

Liz Taylor: business leader, events guru, speaker and author

Liz Taylor © TOM PITFIELD PHOTOGRAPHYThe formidable Liz Taylor is a successful CEO, business leader, events guru, speaker, and author, with an incredible career spanning over 35 years. “- you can never fail at anything you do; you can only learn from it!” The...

Amateur star to world champion but the best title is ‘Mum’ | Natasha Jonas on returning to the ring with Adrian Adair

ADRIAN ADAIR OF MORSON GROUP INTERVIEWING NATASHA JONAS. © BROOD MAGAZINE[et_pb_text content_tablet="“...You feel the social pressure to be there for your child.”" content_phone="

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.

Mel sheehy

MEL SHEEHY © TOM PITFIELD PHOTOGRAPHYMelanie Sheehy is one of the co-founders of the renowned Manchester PA Network (MPAN) and Manchester PA Awards. Alongside this incredible career accolade, Melanie is also Chapter Manager for YPO (Young Presidents Organisation), as...

AUNTIE CATH’S SWEET POTATO SHEPHERD’S PIE

SWEET POTATO SHEPHERD'S PIEOur #HenchShepherdsPie 1 ½ lbs minced beef1-2 tablespoons butter1 onion, chopped2 carrots, chopped2 leeks 6 oz mushrooms, sliced2 teaspoons minced garlic3 tablespoons low sugar ketchup 3 tablespoons natural B Worcestershire sauce2 cups...

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...

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.

Top 10 Motivation Books

Top Ten books for success We all know it’s important to keep evolving and learning as a person -especially when it comes to chasing your dreams! We also know that finding the time to read can be hard, it’s never going to be something that you naturally put to the top...

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!”...

Interview with Renowned Celebrity Make Up Artist, Cassie Lomas

Celebrity Makeup Artist Cassie Lomas has built an incredible empire since her 20’s. Read her inspiring journey

Paul ‘Omega’ Olima

A SOCIAL MEDIA SENSATION, AUTHOR, SPORTSMAN, TRAINER & ACTOR; PAUL OLIMA EXCELS IN MANY ROLES, BUT HOW HAS HE FOUND HIS MOST IMPORTANT ROLE SO FAR…AS A DAD TO TWO DAUGHTERS.

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...

GROWING A BRAND AND A BABY | WITH MASTER DISTILLER AND CO-FOUNDER OF THE SPIRIT OF MANCHESTER, SEB HEELEY

SEB HEELEY, SPIRIT OF MANCHESTER & ADRIAN ADAIR FOR MORSON. IMAGES © BROOD MAGAZINEIn this feature, I catch up with master distiller and co-founder of The Spirit of Manchester, Seb Heeley. Jen Wiggins and Seb Heeley started distilling gin in the dining room of...

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...

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