On real life, my messy house, and what I choose …

Writing my All About Me in Autumn post earlier in the week has got me thinking about what I share, and how I share it. Since B has been born, I feel that my blog has become a bit formulaic; a mix of play and learning activities and reviews, and…

Saving Blogging Time with CoSchedule

*This is a sponsored post. I’ll be blunt. I don’t usually write how-to blogger posts. This isn’t that type of blog. But CoSchedule are offering 50% off a year’s subscription for anyone who writes a review and I a) love a bargain and b) don’t think I can actually live…

What’s my blogging niche?

I spent Saturday at Blogfest. It was a great day and I learned some great tips about photography, SEO and working with brands. But one theme that came up throughout the day was finding your blogging niche. But what is a blogging niche? I guess Mother Pukka has her interesting…

Blogfest! And a solo parenting hubby…

Tomorrow I’m off to Blogfest. I’m really excited about this, primarily because I didn’t know I’d be going until a couple of days ago! The lovely Mary of The Hearty Life kindly offered me a spare ticket that she’d won. How nice is that?! I’m so grateful to her as…

A Year of Pondering Parenthood

Wow. WordPress informs me that it’s been a whole year since I started this blog. I’d better apologise from the off; most bloggers seem to have some kind of exciting giveaway or at least a personalised iced cake to celebrate their first birthday. My poor sense of planning negates all…

MAD Blog Awards – A Thank You

Last night I had the most unexpected tweet. It was from the MAD Blog Awards to say that I have been nominated as Best Pregnancy Blog! I can’t begin to tell you how surprised and chuffed I am about this. The reason that I’m so surprised is because I simply…

Taking the leap…

I think it’s time that I starting taking this whole blogging thing more seriously. From looking at other successful blogs, it looks as though I need to go self-hosted. While I’ve had lots of experience using WordPress in the past, I’ve never self-hosted before, and with so many options available,…