About Vicki Psarias

Vicki Psarias Vicki Psarias is founder and author of one of the most popular parenting blogs in the UK, Honest Mum and sister style blog Mummy's Got Style Vicki is also a multi-award winning TV Director and Filmmaker. Her website is www.vpsarias.co.uk. Twitter: @HonestMummy.

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5 tips to make 6 figures in blogging & vlogging

I was asked by two high-profile programmes on terrestrial TV if they could document my business/journey and earnings late last year and I said no. I was also approached by several popular tabloids for the story too. Again, I refused. I wanted to share my story in my own words.  I’m writing this to inspire others […]

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Vegan Recipe: Sliced avocado & homemade mixed bean tapenade on buckwheat crispbreads

The month of January has seen me embark on Veganuary, an initiative many take part in each year, which aims to reduce the suffering of animals by inspiring and supporting people all over the world to go vegan for the first month of the year.  After a summer of plant-based eating last year, and feeling better […]

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The joys of vlogging

We’ve reached a time where there is increasingly less of a distinction between TV and online platforms when it comes to how we view content.  As viewers, we want to be our own scheduler, to watch ‘on demand’ in whichever format and platform we wish, and at a time that suits us. Yes, there are some big […]

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Presenting on ITV’s Good Morning Britain: Vicki Psarias

Although I’ve dreamt of becoming a TV Presenter since childhood, if you’d asked me a few years ago if I thought I’d actually ever have the opportunity to present on primetime UK TV,  I’d definitely have said no.  Hell no, in fact.  Yet since becoming a professional blogger, I’ve started to realise anything is possible […]

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Unmissable family films this summer

With a long stretch of summer holidays ahead for us parents, and far too much drizzle for my liking, this family has been heading, and will no doubt return to the cinema again and again, for toasty seats, engaging movies and lots of popcorn, this summer. Here are my top 5 unmissable family films to look out […]

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Feeling #Proudinmybikini and why you should too

It has taken me 2 and half years since the birth of my youngest son, Alexander, to feel confident in a bikini again. Although I’d donned one pieces while on holiday or in the garden, I felt I couldn’t wear a bikini after 2 babies (and 2 c-sections). However, over the last year, my confidence […]

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My time at the Cannes Film Festival

I’ve just returned from an absolute whirlwind of a long weekend at the largest, and most glamorous film festival in the world: The Cannes Film Festival. Here I share my adventures, firstly in a film of my time there (shot by myself and my publicist and friend Hayley who was out there with me and […]

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10 Reasons to attend BritMums Live by Honest Mum

Taken at BritMums Live 2014 with Mirka of All Baby Advice & Fitness 4 Mamas I love, love, love BritMums Live, I’ve written about it ever since I started blogging back in 2010, because it has, and always will have, a very special place in my heart. You see I was a finalist in the […]

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Mummy Bloggers in Vogue (Literally)

Blogging is a wonderfully diverse and democratic world isn’t it?! When I first started my blog Honest Mum in November 2010, lost, lonely and suffering from a traumatic birth with my first son Oliver, I would never have believed that the small space of mine on the internet would one day become my full time […]

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Honest Mum’s top 5 Christmas kids films

I love a festive film, it really warms the cockles and heralds the start of Christmas for this family, be it on the big screen or curled up on the sofa, the fire blazing, a hot chocolate in hand… This year, I can’t wait to share classic Christmas films with my 4, nearly 5 year […]

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Honest Mum: Why I Love BritMums Live!

BritMums Live is fast-approaching and I’m excited at the thought of it because as my blog post title states, I love BritMums Live, I really do! A two-day whirlwind of a blogging conference (the biggest in the UK no less) BritMums Live inspires, informs, stimulates and most importantly connects you to your peers: fellow bloggers, […]

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Honest Mum’s Easter Film Picks

Yay for the Easter holidays and let’s hope we’re in store for lots of sunshine (and chocolate eggs of course)…for those less sunny days though or when you find yourself simply in need of some chill out time with the family, why not check out my 5 picks for fun family films to enjoy this […]

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Honest Mum’s 15 Top Feel Good Films

Ah January, it’s a bit of a dreary month post Christmas and New Year, but fear not, the movies are here to help lift your spirits and make you feel happy again! I like to spend as much of these cold pre-spring months curled up in front of the fire, watching feel good films and […]

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Unmissable Christmas Classic Films

Nothing beats watching Christmas films to get you festive and we like to start early in this house. I’ve actually been known to watch Elf in the summer. What? It’s genius. Here are my picks of unmissable classic flicks this Christmas. Which are yours? Its a Wonderful Life   (1946) Frank Capra’s moral tale of […]

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October half-term film recommendations

Half term is fast approaching in the UK and what better way to fight the cold weather than taking the kids to the cinema for fun in the dark, popcorn in mouths. Here are the films we’ll be watching next week! Enjoy! Turbo (U) Turbo is a small garden snail with big old dreams-he wants […]

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Kids’ Films Review

My three year old fell in love with the cinema properly this summer and as a filmmaker that meant a lot to me.  Moving image: cinema, tv is such a powerful medium, it takes you across time, geography, to other worlds, into people’s minds and is quite simply emotion on screen. It can captivate, touch […]

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Royal baby boy is a touchstone for us

Congratulations Kate and Wills on the happy news of your baby boy, The Prince of Cambridge who was born safely yesterday at 4.24pm, weighing 8 lbs 6 oz. It’s not just the family who’s celebrating. Outside Buckingham Palace, across the world and on my twitter feed congratulatory words and happy sentiment were in full swing. […]

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What’s In Store for Kate?

OK, I have no idea exactly what’s in store for Kate but news stories are speculating that she will stay with her mother when her baby is born, shunning maternity nurses and nannies initially. Speaking from experience, (and if you’re close to your Mum of course and she’s around), that is quite frankly the best […]

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