Hello, my name is Helen Perry, thank you for visiting Not About the Kids.

I am a journalist, blogger and full-time mum. I live in Berkshire with my family.

This is a blog dedicated to all of the things that we love. You will find a mix of life, style, beauty, social media and more. I speak to interesting people and visit interesting places, and hope to delve a little deeper into what it means to be in your 40s now. 

This project, my new baby, began as an Instagram feed. I felt that much of what was being written by and for mums didn't really resonate with me. 

More about why I decided to start Not About the Kids. 

My background is in broadcast journalism. I previously worked for BBC News, mainly at Radio 1 Newsbeat.

I love to take pictures, and all of the photographs you see here are my own unless clearly stated otherwise. The photo on this page was taken by my friend Caroline at Viva Photography


If you an idea that you think would work well on NATK or would like to collaborate with me, please get in touch. 

Email helen@notabout-thekids.com

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