How to get Paid as a Mummy Blogger

When I started blogging it wasn’t to do with getting paid or making it a career. I literally started blogging to document our daughter’s weaning journey and to give me something to do during maternity leave. But now, many people start blogs with the soul aim of getting paid, getting sent things to feature, getting

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How to Start a Mummy Blog

I’ve been meaning to write this post for years, literally since I started making money from blogging, but have never got around to it. Thanks to the pandemic that time has now come! So have you been wondering how to start a Mummy Blog? Yeah, I know, I hate that term too but, as much

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8 Years of Blogging

Eight years ago I was on maternity leave from my job as a Branch Manager for a High Street bank. My daughter was eight months old, we had just started weaning and I felt like I needed something more to occupy my brain, give me something to do and pass some time too. It’s hard

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Disclosure is not a Dirty Word

When I started blogging nearly seven years ago disclosures weren’t something that we really talked about. There weren’t any real regulations and carving a career through a blog or social media channels was still so new. There were no real industry standards and people just did what felt right to them, learning as they went

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The Influence of Influencers

Before I even start trying to write this post I feel I need a bit of a disclaimer to say that the term influencer in relation to the job that I do and the role that I play online is not a label I’m comfortable with. I will always be a blogger. I don’t do

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Realities of Being a Blogger

Today I have been a full time, self employed blogger for three years. I wrote after a year about how I was still pretty much winging it – and after two years I wrote about all the things I had learnt so far. Well, three years in and it still feels like I’m winging it

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Why Did I Start Blogging?

Today marks seven years on from publishing my very first blog post. Yes, I did start my blog on April Fool’s Day and, honestly, I didn’t give starting a blog very much thought. It’s something I just did one evening. And then I wrote again the following day and any day after that where I

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Top Ten Posts of 2018

I was scrolling through Facebook a couple of days ago and saw a post from Colette, sharing her ten most read posts of the year and it inspired me to do the same. It’s always interesting to see what people have been reading and the mix of content that resonates with readers. So here are

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