• 10 essential tips for blogging success

    *This post contains affiliate links. This month will mark a whole year since I started blogging. I now earn hundreds of pounds every month from my blog and am able to focus just on this since leaving my full-time job as a journalist last month. Although my earnings do fluctuate occasionally I’m now able to

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  • Should mums stop talking about their kids?

    When asked how I am, my immediate response is the standard “I’m good”. This is followed up 99 per cent of the time by something related to my children. This may include phrases such as “I’ve been busy with the kids”, “so-and-so did the cutest thing earlier”, “the kids are driving me crazy”, or “I

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  • We need to stop trying to be Stepford mums

    Everyone who is a perfect mama – so full of poise, confidence and skill that you’re a full-on Stepford mum – raise your hand right now. Anyone? Nope, didn’t think so. As mums we all know that there is no such thing as perfect parenting, and yet we all seem to be trying so damn

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  • How to keep babies and toddlers cool in hot weather

    When hot weather strikes it signals fun, longer days and pretty summer outfits – but as parents heatwaves are also tricky because keeping babies and toddlers cool can be a worry. During the daytime, you need to protect their delicate, sensitive skin from the sun, then at night you want to keep them cool so

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  • 21 reasons why I cannot have 21 kids

    Super family the Radfords have announced they are expecting their 21st baby. This couple are amazing and I take my hat off to them, they are clearly amazing parents, how else would they cope with 20 and go back for more?! But there’s absolutely no way you would see me announcing my 21st pregnancy. I’m

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  • Why I left journalism

    In my 13 years as a journalist I have covered countless murders, interviewed several Lottery winners, discussed a heartwarming number of heroic acts, interviewed incredible people who left me close to tears, spoke to others who I wish I had never met, and attended one royal birth ( I was of course OUTSIDE the hospital!).

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