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AMAZING GRACE: ABANDONMENT TO ADOPTION

Here is an ‘official’ welcome back to my LLB family! I thought I’d kick off SEASON 4 with a heartfelt story that starts off as trauma, but concludes with a happy ending with all parties involved. It is true when they say, ‘You never really know what someone is going through!’. I have known my […]

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TRIALS THROUGH TRAUMA

In this weeks episode I am joined by Mark Oviri, the director of Simplify-Ed and school teacher. Every time someone reaches out to me to be a part of the platform, I try to keep an open mind. Sometimes we can make assumptions about peoples stories and past because we know them. What I will […]

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Chris Syrus: A Journey To Aspire Higher

This week Love Laid Bare celebrates its first birthday! What a year it has been!! If you have been on the journey with us from inception, you will know that our first four podcasts were about serious youth violence and knife crime.  Unfortunately since this time last year, not much has changed. We are still […]

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My Ectopic Pregnancy. I nearly died!

In todays episode I am joined by Mumpreneur & founder of Love 2 Dance, Us Girls & Us Boys Danielle. Danielle had a near death experience after suddenly finding out that she was having an ectopic pregnancy. Listen to find out in detail how she found out she was pregnant, how she saw ‘the white […]

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Me & My Postnatal Depression 

This weeks blog is guest written by Dionne, mother and blogger of Perfect Flaw I have gone back and forth trying to decipher whether I should post this or not. There was a time where I was too embarrassed and ashamed to admit that I had PND. But, this is the whole point of Perfect […]

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A MOTHERS GRIEF

Todays blog post has been written by todays guest, Rachel Webb. She is a mother and author, who tragically lost her son Kyron to a senseless knife attack in 2017. In this weeks podcast, Rachel details her early life as well as the harrowing moments following her sons murder. I’d personally like to thank Rachel […]

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TWO EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ladies and gentleman! I have some VERY exciting news! I have been awarded the BEST PODCAST AWARD by Glo Mama UK!!!!!!! (Does imaginary back flips and cartwheels) I want to say a massive thank you to everyone that voted for Love Laid Bare, and to all of my previous guests for sharing their stories and […]

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I Raise My Daughter & Love My Son

I remember hearing this phrase many moons ago, maybe sometime in my early 20’s. I can’t remember exactly who it was that said it, but it was an admission filled with no regrets. I didn’t understand it at first. Surely, raising your daughter had to incorporate love as well, so if the boys were only […]

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Clinton Rhule: My Dad & Legend

My father was my legend, a dependable, kind, passionate human being, and through his eyes the world was my oyster.  Dad was a great person to be around, no matter what capacity you had the pleasure of knowing him in.  He had a way of making people feel welcome and you could take him anywhere. Striking up […]

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My Body Or Yours?

One of my earliest memories of sexual harassment would probably be when I was around 13/14. I say ‘one of’ because there were instances that I probably regarded as ‘normal’. I had just come from Church Confirmation classes on a Sunday afternoon in November. My friend had come to meet me afterwards and we cut […]

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