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Vicki Psarias is an English writer,[2] film maker and blogger[3] based in Windsor, Berkshire, England. She is known as the author of the book Mumboss and the founder and editor of Honest Mum, a parenting blog.[4][5] She is the director of the short films, Broken and Rifts.

Vicki Psarias
Born1980
Leeds, Yorkshire
EducationGoldsmiths, University of London
OccupationAuthor,[1] Filmmaker, Blogger
Children2

Psarias has been sourced as a subject matter expert in women's health and fashion by The Scotsman,[6], Huffington Post,[7] The Sun,[8] and more.

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BackgroundEdit

Psarias was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, in 1980.[9] She graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London in 2003 with Master of Arts degree in Television Drama and Direction.[10]

Her MA graduation film, Rifts won awards at film festivals worldwide including the European Commissioned Euromedcafe International Short Film Competition[11] while her subsequent short film Broken was also well received. Vicki worked as a runner, then in development for Redbus (now Lionsgate UK).[12] Post Redbus, she wrote and directed Broken.[13]

From 2004 to 2010, Psarias directed drama, TV documentaries, music videos, and short films. Vicki has won the Channel 4 Talent Award for Best Filmmaker in 2007 and The Square Mile Magazine Worldspreads 30 Under 30 London Talent Awards.[14]

In 2010, Psarias launched Honest Mum as a mummy blog to document her experience of motherhood. In 2018, she write a book called Mumboss, which shares how to do business and manage motherhood.[15]

Publication and receptionEdit

Mumboss: The Honest Mum's Guide To Surviving and Thriving at Work and at Home (ISBN 0349416699) was published by Piatkus Publishing. Natasha Courtenay-Smith (author of The Million Dollar Blog) described Mumboss as, ‘If ever there is a person who has shown just how successful you can be online whilst also being an amazing parent it is Vicki. Read, learn and follow. A brilliant book from an inspirational mother.'[16] As per Marie Claire, the book is a ‘a no-nonsense guide to navigating the transition.’[17]

Personal lifeEdit

Psarias lives with her husband, Peter Broadbent, and two children, Oliver and Alexander.[18]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Farmer, Jenna (2010-06-28). "10 best business books written by women". Independent. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  2. ^ Cliff, Martha (2019-05-09). "Mum who says you should give up booze when you have kids so you're a 'fully present' parent is blasted by GMB viewers". The Sun (United Kingdom). Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  3. ^ Claire, Marie (2016-01-29). "'It's Impossible To Achieve Balance When You Have A Family'". Marie Claire. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  4. ^ Costa, Monica (2018-07-17). "MumBoss and Honest Mum Vicki Psarias opens her heart to London Mums". London Mums. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  5. ^ Hoggan, Karen (2018-12-19). "'Being called a mumpreneur is patronising'". Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Vlogger Vicki Psarias opens up about difficult pregnancy". Scotsman. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  7. ^ Packman, Amy; Psarias, Vicky (25 July 2019). "'I Never Thought I'd Miss Having A Period – And Then They Stopped Completely'". HuffPost UK. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  8. ^ Reardon, Morgan (27 November 2016). "We challenged blogger Vicki Psarias to go without a handbag for a whole week". The Sun. Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  9. ^ "INSIDE LIFE: Home is where the inspiration is for film-maker". 2011-05-12. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  10. ^ ""Goldsmiths lay the foundations for my career in writing and directing."". Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  11. ^ "the winners another look 2004". Euro Med Cafe. 2010-06-28. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  12. ^ ""Goldsmiths lay the foundations for my career in writing and directing."". Goldsmiths University of London. 2010-06-28. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  13. ^ "Film Details - Broken". British Council. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  14. ^ "INSIDE LIFE: Home is where the inspiration is for film-maker". 2011-05-12. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  15. ^ Farmer, Jenna (2010-06-28). "10 best business books written by women". Independent. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  16. ^ "Chosen by the Independent as one of the 10 best business books written by women". Little Brown. 2010-06-28. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  17. ^ "Mumboss: The Honest Mum's Guide to Surviving and Thriving at Work and at Home". 2010-06-28. Retrieved 11 July 2019.
  18. ^ "Vicki Psarias - How a Leeds filmmaker bagged a new modelling career". Yorkshire Life. 2014-07-15. Retrieved 11 July 2019.