In 2013 I decided to start taking blogging seriously. I wrote every day, I was constantly on social media and I spent every evening reading and commenting on blogs. I threw myself as much into the blogging community as I possibly could and it felt like I had found my place in life. I finally
Now that I’ve moved from my old traditional day job to work as a blogger life couldn’t be better. We have a good balance, I get to be at home with the children and I finally feel like life and work take up the right amount of time each. But, there’s one thing that still
It hit me last week that this summer I will be at home for the whole of the summer holidays. This is something I dreamed of since having children and aside from my maternity leave with both children I have worked at least part of the summer holidays since they were born. This has meant
On Monday I found out that I’m a finalist in this year’s Britmums Brilliance in Blogging awards. When the awards were announced a few months ago I didn’t mention them to anyone – I was so busy with the house and work that it just wasn’t really on my radar to ask for nominations. But
Looking back now I find it quite ironic that I started my blog on April Fool’s Day 2012. I remember the day well – it was LP’s best friend’s christening and one of LP’s first public baby led weaning events. Having LP sit on the table in her Bumbo, eating pretty much anything from the buffet,
As a blogger I am really aware of having our whole lives online. I always have our family security at the back of my mind, not wanting to give away too much. I have always seen this blog, foremost, as a place to record memories and milestones, to really document the children growing up. But,
As a blogger I am always looking for new brands to work with, new ways to work with brands and any opportunities to collaborate. But more than that I like to share opportunities and share the places to look for work so that all bloggers get as much opportunity as possible to earn money and
I read a lot of blogs and I talk to a lot of bloggers and one thing that always comes up, in conversation or just mentioned on social media and Facebook groups is changing blog name, changing theme or tweaking their header.
I thought I’d write about what things I use for blogging – and what things I used when I started out as it might help others looking to make an investment or just see that you can blog regularly and don’t need the top of the range technology.