Michelle Pannell

Michelle is a Development Facilitator or Trainer to the uninitiated and lives in London, England. She has been a recruitment manager, HR manager, and a hotel manager; she she has MA in Human Resource. She says she has "also managed to establish myself as a successful blogger too, writing about parenting, family life, battles with my weight, Christianity, positivity and blogging. Last year I was a runner up in the MAD blog awards for best blog about family life." Michelle is mother to JJ, who is 8 and Miss M and Miss E, 4-year old twinnies.

Author contributions

Reasons to be Cheerful: The supportive bloggers edition

I was sat here yesterday afternoon wondering what might be the theme or twist to my #R2BC post for today and a few things were coming to me but as I finally got myself organised and answered all the comments that have been sitting unanswered on my blog for the last 3 weeks or so…...
Should you lose hope? No you shouldn’t! (#ONEMums)

Should you lose hope? No you shouldn’t! (#ONEMums)

The last Friday when I was in Ethiopia I met a man that I will remember for the rest of my life. This was a kind man with a warm and giving heart, a man that tells me he can relate to the children of the slums, for he too grew up in Ethiopia. Gebeyehu…...

Beautifully Different… Yes all of us women

ONE Mum blogger Michelle Pannell traveled to Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mummy from the Heart, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. Before I say too much, have a watch of this video. It was made by a friend of mine and has no sales or charity…...

An #Ethiopian gratitude example to us all (#R2BC #ONEMums)

ONE Mum blogger Michelle Pannell traveled to Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mummy from the Heart, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. Wednesday was the most full-on day, to the point that I had to back out of dinner. I just did not know how I was…...

Down to earth with a bump! #ONEMums

ONE Mum blogger Michelle Pannell traveled to Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mummy from the Heart, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. Photo Caption: Cards the kids made for me. You can’t really read them as they are in pencil, but I loved Miss M’s. It said,…...
Leaving a part of my heart in Ethiopia #ONEMums

Leaving a part of my heart in Ethiopia #ONEMums

ONE Mum blogger Michelle Pannell traveled to Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mummy from the Heart, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. It has been the most intensive week ever, I cannot even remember anything like it before and I expect I may never experience it again…...
Tuesday I made a model cry! (Ethiopia Day 3) #ONEMums

Tuesday I made a model cry! (Ethiopia Day 3) #ONEMums

ONE Mum blogger Michelle Pannell traveled to Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mummy from the Heart, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. Can you believe that? Aren’t I mean? I really did make an American top model cry and I certainly did not mean to. I was…...

#OneMum’s insight into feeding future generations in Ethiopia

ONE Mum blogger Michelle Pannell is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mummy from the Heart, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. My JJ was born 9 years ago, and since he was born, I have been introduced to Sure Start centres in my local area…...
My #ONEMum comrades at the Hamlin Fistula Hospital

My #ONEMum comrades at the Hamlin Fistula Hospital

ONE Mum blogger Michelle Pannell is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mummy from the Heart, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. Our time so far in Ethiopia has been really busy; we have been to a number of projects and heard from a wealth of…...
Meet Mulu, I could be living her life (Ethiopia Day 2)

Meet Mulu, I could be living her life (Ethiopia Day 2)

ONE Mum blogger Michelle Pannell is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mummy from the Heart, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. Before arrival in Ethiopia we received our itinerary, and I read that we were to visit the site where the FashionABLE scarves are made;…...
Journey to Ethiopia – Day 1 Full of Joy!

Journey to Ethiopia – Day 1 Full of Joy!

ONE Mum blogger Michelle Pannell is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mummy from the Heart, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. I’m sat here in front of my laptop desperate to do a brain dump and to share all the information I have learnt in…...

#ONEMums lend us your voice meme

ONE Mom blogger Michelle Pannell is traveling in Ethiopia with ONE this October. This piece, originally published on Mummy from the Heart, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. I’ve arrived! Well I have been in Addis Ababa for a couple of hours now, I received a wonderful welcome at the airport, I’ve&hellip......