Deliciously Ella dispels the myth that working moms can do it all – exclusive

Laura Benjamin

As she celebrates ten years of her food and wellness brand Deliciously EllaElla Mills and daughters Skye, three, and May, two, in October, posed for an exclusive at-home photoshoot in HELLO! — and Ella explains why she’s passionate about “dispelling the myth” that working moms can “do it all and do it all.”

“It’s so far from reality,” says the star, who is married to Matthew Millsthe son of the late Labor politician Baroness Jowell.

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“It’s impossible to do everything at once. I always think we can do two things well at the same time and for Matthew and me right now it’s our job and our children. We’re in bed every day. nights with our kids at 8:30 p.m. because that’s what works for us.”

Family time is extremely valuable adds Ella, whose new cookbook How to Go Vegan: A Definitive Guide for You and Your Family is out now, and who says that with the business – valued at around £60million – “It’s go, go, go 24/7, 365 days a year.

“Because our lives are so busy, we’re really, really religious about our Sundays together. I make us pancakes and coffee in bed and the girls watch cartoons and then we go to a cafe near our house. We let’s go to the park or playground and then visit our local italian for lunch and we literally order the same thing every weekend and to me it’s like absolute heaven.

As for her goals for the next decade, she says television could also be a possibility.

“I had a few early opportunities for it, but I was so young and still had so much to figure out. It feels like a natural next stop now. It’s not something I have in the pipeline. , but it’s something I’d like There’s a void in the market there and I’d like to fill it That’s the pinnacle of my goals right now.

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How to Go Plant-Based: A Definitive Guide For You and Your Family by Ella Mills, published by Yellow Kite, is now available.

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