Why, when and how to take a blog break

Whether you blog as a hobby, a business, a creative outlet, a lifestyle choice or a bit of all of these things, every now and again it might be a good idea to step off the treadmill and take a blog break. more “Why, when and how to take a blog break”

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10 things bloggers should probably be doing

Blogging advice…if you want it, it’s out there. In fact, even if you don’t want it, it’s out there. You can delve deep into the words of the blogging icons, or revisit your past in the ‘things I’ve learnt in my first  hour / week / month / year / decade of blogging posts. more “10 things bloggers should probably be doing”

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What I took home from #BML17 + @LitecupUK giveaway

Saturday 30th September has been marked in the diary for so long it’s hard to believe #BML17 it’s been and gone. But been and gone it has, and so here is the inevitable round up post featuring some of the highs and lows for me, the bits I’ve scribbled in my notebook and the parts I’ll never forget (because there were some!). more “What I took home from #BML17 + @LitecupUK giveaway”

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Instamum: 12 ‘Mummy Blogger’ myths dispelled

Having disappeared down a rabbit warren of negativity amidst the whole ‘Instamum’ Mumsnet debate last week, I’m feeling the need to defend not just my own personal choice, but the choice of many other women (and men, for the record) carving a flexible career out of blogging. more “Instamum: 12 ‘Mummy Blogger’ myths dispelled”

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Slowing down for summer…

As has become customary in the two years Mum Muddling Through has been running, when it comes to school holidays, things take a totally different schedule. Since January this year here at HQ I’ve been working my socks off to make sure there is a post live every day at 6 a.m., with the odd exception during the week breaks from school when there has been a total blog break.  more “Slowing down for summer…”

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Measuring success; #IAmABlogger

A few weekends ago I was finally lucky enough to get my hands on a ticket to a ‘Lucky Things Meet Up’ event in London – a seminar and networking event organised by Sunita from ‘Lucky Things Blog‘.  The theme of the event was ‘Career confidence’, and whilst I planned my journey and my outfit it occurred to me that this perhaps was the worst themed event I could have gone to. After all, I’m on a career break, being ‘just’ a stay at home Mum, doing ‘not much really’ as I so often respond to the question ‘What are you doing now?’. more “Measuring success; #IAmABlogger”

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#INSTAMUM

Photography, or perhaps I should say photos, have always been something I’ve been passionate about. So whilst being obsessed with my phone is a relatively new habit, being obsessed with taking pictures definitely isn’t. more “#INSTAMUM”

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High Five to the honest Mum blogs #solidaritea

There was an article this week on some newspaper or other that gave parenting bloggers a right old bashing. Bloggers, who, like me like to keep it real when reporting the daily (and nightly) grind of being a Mum. more “High Five to the honest Mum blogs #solidaritea”

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Sloping off…an Easter blog break

So far this Easter holidays I’ve failed miserably at taking a ‘blog break’. A much needed one at that, having somehow morphed in 2017 into ‘one of those bloggers’ who posts every day. more “Sloping off…an Easter blog break”

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What is a Linky anyway?

Over the past couple of years I’ve tried my hardest to help others with their blogs as best I can. I’m definitely no expert, but I’ll always be happy to try and give you a leg up if there’s a bloggy question that’s driving you mad. more “What is a Linky anyway?”

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