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My daughter is a fashion model… Part 4

Whether she continues to tread the catwalk or choose a different path, Lois’s future is looking good in every sense. She didn’t go to sixth form the next September either, I think looking back I kind of knew it wouldn’t happen; she had been living a different kind of life. But it also made me realise that the conventional way ... Read More »

My son chose to do an apprenticeship…

BY THE MOTHER OF AN APPRENTICE My son Tom did very well in his A-levels at our local comprehensive school, studying ICT, Maths and Economics, but he found the jump from GCSEs to A-levels incredibly difficult. So much so that he dug his heals in and refused to even consider going to uni. In his words, he was “done with ... Read More »

My daughter is a fashion model… Part 3

The allure of the catwalk sees schooling take the back seat. Lois really wanted to carry on with modeling  After many discussions about her future, we made an appointment to see the Head of Sixth Form. He was great; really understood our dilemma and appreciated this was a rare opportunity, as well as quite exciting. We decided that Lois should defer ... Read More »

My daughter is a fashion model… Part 2

Would you let your daughter leave education to pursue a modelling career? London Fashion Week! Apparently she had created quite a lot of interest at the final. We popped to see the  agency and it was decided that after our holiday Lois would stay in the models’ flat and see a few clients. During all this she came home for her GCSE results and we were all delighted that ... Read More »

My daughter is a fashion model… Part 1

Where do I begin? A mother with a normal family doing normal stuff. Oldest daughter performing well, just approaching GCSEs with plans for A-Levels and then University, a real passion for maths. But then things changed… So began the rollercoaster ride that we as a family have been experiencing this past year. Lois had been shopping in town with her ... Read More »

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