How to create a social media account worth following, by Helen Perry Not About The Kids
Meet the expert: life and career coach Sarah Leach

Meet the expert: life and career coach Sarah Leach

19th October 2018

I’ve written before about my experience with coaching. It helped me to go from being a slightly grumpy and unfulfilled full-time mum to an excitable full-time content creator (and full-time mum!). Admittedly, I am often still grumpy, and probably need to work on my work-life balance. BUT I feel passionately about coaching. It can help … Read More

Why this is Not About The Kids

Why this is Not About The Kids

14th October 2018

I think people more or less get the name of my blog and Instagram. The usual response is a knowing look, a nod, chortle and “mmmmm” in agreement. We all appreciate the very serious need to separate our original selves from our mum or dad selves from time to time. And I think everyone gets … Read More

One year on Instagram, 12 things I wish I had known

One year on Instagram, 12 things I wish I had known

6th October 2018

It’s exactly one year since I first posted to Instagram as @notaboutthekids. I’d been lurking around on the platform since 2012 (kids and holiday photos only), but the past 12 months have been different because I wanted to grow a following. Here are a few things that  I wish I had known when I started…. … Read More

How To Create Beautiful Flat Lay Images

How To Create Beautiful Flat Lay Images

3rd October 2018

Flat lay photography, an image shot from above, is a staple of Instagram and blogging content. How hard can it be, photographing bits and stuff on a flat surface? But as with e v e r y t h i n g creating a killer flat lay is not as easy as it looks. I … Read More