Category Archives: Blogging

Blogs v Books – what makes a good blog?

I don’t know what makes a good blog (it’s all very subjective in my opinion) but what I have learnt is that the writing I enjoy in a blog is very different to that in a book. When I read blogs … Continue reading

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Blogging – is it time to move on?

I’m not sure blogging is for me anymore.  There is increasing pressure and I’m not comfortable with it.  For a start the number of social media platforms is starting to feel overwhelming.  I can’t keep up with it.  Its not the technical … Continue reading

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My Top Ten Posts from 2012

Here are my top ten posts from 2012.  I hope you enjoy reading them.  If you have any suggestions for subjects you would like me to write about in 2013, please let me know and I’ll do my best to … Continue reading

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Mum bloggers – why cupcakes, knitting and breastfeeding matter

After reading the DM article about mom bloggers, I really feel the need to have my say.  Up to now I haven’t been drawn into reacting to articles like this, believing them to be deliberately written to provoke a reaction but now I’m starting … Continue reading

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Top 25 European Moms 2012

Just a short  post to tell you that I’ve been nominated for Circle of Mom’s Top 25 European Moms 2012 (for mom bloggers who live in Europe).  Sounds good doesn’t it – Top 25 European Blogger.  I quite fancy that … Continue reading

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A mini-rant about blogging

Why do bloggers criticise other bloggers?  Yet again, I have stumbled across a comment that criticised a group of bloggers for not writing in a particular way.  I know I’ve discussed this  before about the openness of the internet and the ease in … Continue reading

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Blogging Tips by Steph

Today I have some great blogging tips to share with you.  They were compiled by the lovely Steph who writes at Steph’s Two Girls and who attended Britmums Live (a two-day blogging conference held in London).  Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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How a hamster is helping my aspergers daughter

We have a new addition to the family.  A syrian hamster that we bought for our daughter for her birthday recently.  Small, cute and fascinating to observe, this little animal has enchanted us all particularly our daughter who has become … Continue reading

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Blogging – when comments ‘hurt’

I have always enjoyed writing.  As a child and teenager, I used to spend my days with pen in hand, writing letters, essays and stories. Then as I moved into the workplace I continued to write as part of my … Continue reading

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A lesson learnt

I’ve learnt a lesson about online behaviour recently.  I read a blog post on an education issue written by a mum concerned about an incident at her child’s school.  I will not provide a link to this post as I … Continue reading

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