Gemma Johnson

Gemma Johnson

CEO. The mum behind MyFamilyClub

Second hand stigma

When I was pregnant with my first child I pretty much rejected any second hand items that people had very kindly offered to give...

TV ads, new nannies and public speaking

What a week it’s been... We’re on the TV, we have a new nanny and I have a talk to 110 people. Never one to...

Running on empty

Life seems to feel like a constant whirlwind at the moment; ever since Afro Baby was born I seem to be on the go....

Toddlers, tantrums and teeth brushing!

My living nightmare at the moment is the combination that is a wilful 2.5 year-old child imposing their independence and the twice daily routine...

Sumos can run too you know!

Can you spot me? Running in the village I used to live in, in an inflatable Sumo suit? It’s a ‘Where’s Wally’ moment... You...

Mother’s Day hijacking

What are my plans this Mother’s Day? Well, I was planning on lording it around the house in a face mask, a bathrobe and...

World Book Day and my mate Bo Bo!

I received a World Book Day letter from my son’s school late last week, reminding me to send him ‘dressed up’ as his favourite...

What happens if you don’t have lips?

I used to be a real day dreamer, zoning out whenever I could, dreaming about creating my future... All in my head. One thing...

Cheesy potato ball challenge

Yum, yum, yum, yum, yum... Oh, and double yum! I am not afraid to say that I love the kitchen, although if my husband told...

Happy ‘meatless’ Valentine’s

Every Valentine's day that I have been with my husband, he has made steak fondue,  which happens to be a real treat as he...