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Sam Cleasby

Self Esteem and Confidence Expert, Blogger, Writer and Public Speaker, So Bad Ass

As a parent, can I just say, I have no clue what I'm doing

I have three kids aged 15, 13 and 11. From the outside, I appear to have it all in hand. My kids are polite, friendly and fun to be with. I have managed to get to this point without losing them (apart from that one time on Blackpool Pier), killing them in a stupidity accident or them hating me. I also write about life as a parent, apparently giving the public the illusion that I know what the fuck I am doing...
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May 24, 2016

Mummy Tummy? I don't think so!

I am sick of hearing the term 'mummy tummy' bandied about by the press, not a day goes by without seeing some celebrity being judged by their shape and size. They used this cringe inducing name 'mummy tummy' as if using a cutesy term negates from the fact they are shaming women for their body shape and propagating ideals of negative body image for women.
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Sep 16, 2015

Why I am giving up the razor

In a society where hairlessness is the norm, is it time to think about why women are removing all our body hair? Hairy fannies are becoming a rare breed and this is why I am bringing back the lesser known 70's pant bush...
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Jan 26, 2015

Lessons for my teenage son

Dear Teen Boy, to my lovely, awesome, sometimes pain in the arse teenage son, here are some life lessons you should probably take on board. Then pass on to your lovely, awesome, sometimes pain in the arse teenage friends…
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Jan 06, 2015

What to do when bad things happen

When bad things happen it is so easy to get into a spiral of feeling down, whether its something big like illness, relationship troubles or a relatively minor thing like your car won't start or your best top gets boil washed and comes out small enough for a Barbie...
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Oct 01, 2014