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gwyneth and stella share mummy knowledge...bleurghh!

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MsKLo Fri 14-Jan-11 20:12:39

Gwyneth Paltrow and Stella McCartney want us all to know it is not easy being a famousssss working mummy and have lots of advice and tips on how to do it all well - as well as some moans along the way about how hard it is for them... eth-Paltrow-Stella-McCartney-offer-oh-helpful-hint s-fellow-working-mothers.html

AIBU to feel a bit hmm at them?!

And bleurghh too!

Hardandsleazy Fri 14-Jan-11 20:14:10

IMHO the worst of these was third woman gwyneth interviewed- will try and find link. It's beyond parody

ILikeMilk Fri 14-Jan-11 20:14:41


ILikeMilk Fri 14-Jan-11 20:15:18

I quite liked some of the tips...

Hardandsleazy Fri 14-Jan-11 20:15:36

Juliet de baubigny

MatureUniStudent Fri 14-Jan-11 20:16:15

Oh please. Like they have an idea. Give me Victoria Beckham everytime.

wuggglemump Fri 14-Jan-11 20:17:19

Was it not fairly well known that the blind item about nits was Gwyneth? As in her, and her kids had them and couldn't get rid of them?

DuplicitousBitch Fri 14-Jan-11 20:18:11

i love juliet, thanks to her dh can no longer accuse me of pissing about on the internet, i tell him i am 'curating my social media'

gp is a nob, flax oil my arse

PonceyMcPonce Fri 14-Jan-11 20:18:14

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DuplicitousBitch Fri 14-Jan-11 20:19:35

ffs, someone at teh daily mail was paid to cut and paste that shite?

Normantebbit Fri 14-Jan-11 20:19:43

"It's super fun now that the children are older. We do everything together—we plan the menu, often going to the farmer's market the day before, prepare the food, set the table, cook together and clean up. "


BitOfFun Fri 14-Jan-11 20:22:11

"A great time saver is to make steel cut oatmeal, put it in a ceramic bread loaf pan and slice it each morning, add a drizzle of maple syrup, milk and 45 seconds in the microwave—healthy breakfast in seconds and I can make it last over 3 - 4 days!"

Yum hmm

MsKLo Fri 14-Jan-11 20:22:44

and she gets the local fishmonger to deliver wink

and does her post workout stretches whilst her hair conditioner is on

wink wink

MsKLo Fri 14-Jan-11 20:24:05

GWYNETH'S bleeding obvious TIPS
1. Schedule your time well. When I know what I am doing from hour to hour I get more done. Write it all in the day’s calendar, what you want to accomplish and in what time frame.
2. Focus on the task at hand. Be thorough.
3. I cook a lot, especially on the weekends, so I like to plan a rough menu for the whole weekend and get the food in on Friday. Obviously stores and websites that deliver make this a dream. In London I use Ocado. Also James Knight, my favorite fishmonger, will deliver. Having all of the ingredients means I'm prepared even when I don't think I am.
4. I always lay the kids uniforms and school things out the night before once they are asleep. When it’s quiet I can check the "kid list" for show and tell items to bring in, consent forms, ballet kit, etc, so that the morning is less of a scramble.
5. The school run is a great time to return calls (in whichever direction that the kids are not in the car) so don't forget your hands-free device.

remember ladies, be thorough whatever you do wink

ILikeMilk Fri 14-Jan-11 20:25:16

Still cant see the problem

Normantebbit Fri 14-Jan-11 20:26:24

"I'm really in a rush I have a Shaklee vanilla shake. I always try to take the Shaklee multivitamin strip + iron, which comes pre-packaged, to save time. This way breakfast takes a few minutes to make and I have the time to talk to my children about their day."

What a brilliant tip!

Frankly a cold cup of coffee and a slice of rubbery toast does me.

gapbear Fri 14-Jan-11 20:26:33

"Family dinner's super fun!"

Why can I imagine exactly what her voice sounds like...

Normantebbit Fri 14-Jan-11 20:29:34

It's too AbFab for words, isn't it.

Normantebbit Fri 14-Jan-11 20:30:29

I can imagine dragging mine around the farmers Market

< drains wine glass at thought>

DuplicitousBitch Fri 14-Jan-11 20:30:59

is it a massive joke, is she really at home smoking b&h, phoning out for pizza and the children are actually called emma and sam like everyone elses kids

MsKLo Fri 14-Jan-11 20:32:44

whass wrong wiv emma and sam?!


ILIKEMILK - is you Gwyneth?

StewieGriffinsMom Fri 14-Jan-11 20:34:19

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ILikeMilk Fri 14-Jan-11 20:34:49

Jealous much?

CatIsSleepy Fri 14-Jan-11 20:34:54

lemon-flavoured flax oil?
i do wish they'd fuck the fuck off

MsKLo Fri 14-Jan-11 20:36:55


yes, Gwyneth has a lovely toned bod so i am a bit!envy

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