The Mom talks with Griet Vanhees
Mom of three Griet Vanhees started her career as a tv host and tv personality. These days she is busy with her own blog and maternity collection Mums of the World. Besides that she also does personal styling and she gives make-overs, a busy mommy don’t you think?! Griet has three kids, daughter Laura (13), son Thibeau (16) and son Constant (4). Today we talk with this gorgeous mom about her style, career and of course her family.
How would you describe your own personal style?
My style is romantic with a touch of Rock & roll
Wat was your favorite maternity brand?
My own brand Mum Of The World ;-). I started 4 seasons ago and still growing. In The Netherlands I have Innana (Eindhoven) where i sale my brand. It’s feminine with a touch of fashion. No basics.
How would your friends describe you in 10 words?
Just checked with a close friend.. Funny, sensitive, straightforward, witty, what you see is what you get, a true mom. Family person and sensual.
How did you experience your pregnancy?
I had two complete different pregnancies: First one, I didn’t know I was pregnant until the 4th month and the rest of my pregnancy was easy. The 2nd was hard for my body. He took a lot of energy and i needed to eat all day 🙂 But everything went well
What was your pregnancy craving?
1st one black olives and 2nd mandarins ;-).
Did you change your beauty regime since you became a mom?
No, i’m still the same. Taking care of myself is important. I want my boys to be proud of their mum 😉
Did you do any reading during your pregnancy? What is the best pregnancy book?
Hmmmmm I don’t read that much and if I do it’s about real life story’s and murders or biographies.
Can you describe the interior of the room of your Kid(s) in terms of style and theme? Are there any specific brands you used to decorate?
My style is antic mixed with Cottage style.
Top 3 destinations to shop for your kid(s)
I love 2 go 2 St Tropez with the kids. Also Miami our sec. home. We are traveling between Belgium and Miami for work. One day we will move 2 Miami.
Your favorite restaurant and what to order there?
With kids: Goei Goesting in Hasselt they have healthy French food
With Hubby: La botte in Genk. Beste Italian restaurant ever.
Your favorite drink
Billecart Salmon – Champagne 😉 Rosé
The best baby gift you got?
That’s long ago. Hmmmm from my grandparents, like a lot of boxes diapers 🙂 till 2 years old
What’s on your wishlist for your kid(s)?
Healthy, successful and happy life!
The top 3 websites you visit on a daily basis
Nêt à Porter – smart school from the kids and my own webshop
The top 3 Instagram accounts you follow.
Janine Breukhoven-Kho- JoshV – Sportspeople
What is your guilty pleasure?
Seafood platter and red wine! I just love it!
Which fashion mom you look at for inspiration?
Ingrid Vandenbosch and Rachel Zoe
What inspires you most in life and where do you find creativity?
Just nature and my own feeling
What keeps you relaxed in stressful times? Describe your ultimate Me-time moment.
Cleaning my horse stables and horses. Or running …
How do you stay healthy? Are there any beauty and lifestyle tips you would like to share?
I don’t eat meat or carbs. Only Vegi, chicken & fish. I do it since I’m 18 and I still believe in it.
Which mom would you like to introduce for the next Prêt à pregnant talks with and why?
Nele Somers. She’s a lawyer and judge. She has 2 kids and looks fabulous. How she does it is amazing. She was ex miss Belgium beauty long time ago and still rocks it.
And last but not least…… Share the best tip for other mommies.
Just believe in yourself. Go for your own morals and don’t compare. Do a lot with your kids, get in touch with real stuff like nature and animals. Be honest and positive.