• Brilliant apps for bloggers (and freelancers)

    November 17, 2016

    What are some of the best and most brilliant apps for bloggers and freelancers? Which apps will be useful, save you time and help drive traffic to your blog? I’ve written before about the best apps for blogging and the best time-saving apps for blogging, but have since then discovered a whole load more that are…

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  • Shhh! The secrets of the nursery day…

    April 7, 2016

    Just want to start out by saying I love my amazing children more than life itself, but sometimes having a break is great, isn’t it? Motherhood can be ever-so-slightly full-on when you’re ‘on’ from the crack of dawn – and throughout most of the night – and during the waking hours you’re everything, from a human…

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  • All you need is…the weekend

    February 13, 2016

    So. Glad. It’s. The. Weekend. Anyone had a tricky week? I posted this on Instagram earlier but it seemed kind of apt (I do think it’s kind of important to remind yourself that when you’ve had a tough few days and are beyond tired are feeling like you’re last on the list for the Mother…

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  • Everything I’d rather do than my tax return

    January 13, 2016

    One of the best decisions I made after having a baby – in fact, ever, I think – was to go freelance instead of returning to my pre-baby, 9-5 (8.30-7)  job. It’s made my post-baby work / life balance better in ways I could never have imagined, and has allowed me to do things I…

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  • Five signs maternity leave is over

    October 7, 2015

    1) I’m on cup of tea number three that I made and drank while *still hot.* Just for the novelty factor, of course, not because everyone in my house was up all night coughing and I need all the caffeine…

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  • Autumnal reds and nursery blues

    October 2, 2015

    Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness? Although I love the idea of autumn, in practice it’s never quite as nice as you were expecting. Less warm cosy woollens and more cold and damp coats. Leaves on the line rather than crunching through them underfoot. But the past couple of days have been glorious. Blue skies…

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  • 24 of the best time saving apps for blogging

    July 19, 2015

    What are the best time saving apps for blogging? One thing that quickly becomes apparent when you have children is that there’s never any spare time for anything, and this includes blogging. You can’t magically make an extra hour in the day -although wouldn’t that be amazing? – so you have to carve out time…

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