Sparkles & Stretchmarks is a multi-award winning blog run by 30-something Liverpudlian Hayley McLean. Hayley blogs about life as a busy homeschooling mum of 3 children and raising a gender-creative child, as well as sharing honest and raw accounts of her own life experiences as a domestic abuse survivor and mental health patient. Hayley is also a passionate supporter of the #BodyPositive movement, writing regularly about encouraging women to love and accept themselves as they are in a society that she believes focuses on profiting from their insecurities.