5 simple ways to grow your blog

I have been blogging now for almost three years, and despite the ebb and flow of the energy and time I’ve been able to apply to it, mostly due to the depletion of energy caused by two little humans, it’s taken form and from a tiny seed, I guess a moderate sized sapling has grown.  more “5 simple ways to grow your blog”

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Taking a short break…

For some unknown reason Tig’s school broke up a week earlier than every other school in the area, meaning time and energy has had to stretch a long way over the last week! more “Taking a short break…”

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Is blogging damaging your posture? The importance of a DIY DSE assessment

Back in my days in the corporate environment, plugging away at a desk for hours at a time, all it took was a slight grumble of neck ache or an iffy twinge in your wrist and you’d have health and safety over for a DSE assessment before you could say Repetitive Strain Injury. more “Is blogging damaging your posture? The importance of a DIY DSE assessment”

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Influenced

I sometimes wonder how social media has shaped the person I am – the clothes I wear, the places I go and the opinions I form. As access to other people’s lives has never been easier, there is no doubt that thanks to social media, I have been lured into a certain trend or product, or even lifestyle choice that I’d have otherwise been oblivious to. more “Influenced”

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T W E N T Y E I G H T E E N

As I sit here, on new years day 2018, about to get my butt in gear to hit publish on the #coolmumclub Instagram round up for December, it feels kind of wrong not to start 2018 without a proper hello. more “T W E N T Y E I G H T E E N”

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Blogging; When opportunity knocks (but you aren’t coming out to play)

When I started blogging almost three years ago, I had a clear and concise idea of how it would pan out. Kids sleeping / at nursery + laptop out = blog. Wearing slippers, TV on in the background and a brew on the side. more “Blogging; When opportunity knocks (but you aren’t coming out to play)”

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Life on Instagram; An epic lie or the beautiful truth?

I spend a fair bit of time of time on instagram. I can’t deny it. I guess it’s my social media platform of choice, given that I don’t do facebook and I tend to use Twitter as more of a blog post sharing platform. It figures – Instagram is so visual and aesthetically pleasing to scroll through, it’s far too easy to get lost amidst its squares of loveliness. more “Life on Instagram; An epic lie or the beautiful truth?”

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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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