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Oh Crap, I Am A Mummy Blogger

I don’t like being called a mummy blogger. There, I said it. I am so many things. A woman, a single parent, a businesswoman, a mummy, a cook, a gym-goer, a shoe-lover, a fan of books. So why aren’t I a businesswoman blogger? Or a shoe-loving blogger? Or a divorce blogger? Because a part of my […]…


Blogging Is Weird (But We Love It)

The blogging world is a weird one. It’s like school. It’s a bit cliquey sometimes, we all have the groups that we seem to slot in to and if you’re a new arrival it might take you a while to fit in. Sometime there are fallings out – you say something that upsets a friend, […]…


When Did We Start Hating Our Children?

In the last few weeks I’ve noticed a trend in the world of parent blogging. Namecalling. Not between bloggers, but bloggers calling their children names. An arsehole, a wanker, a shit. We have a new wave of parent blogs ‘keeping it real’ by being, in my opinion, kind of awful. Is it for the LOLs, is it […]…

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BritMums Live 2014: The Emotional Aftermath

Blogger dining: with Katie, Becky and Charlotte. Photo by Becky. Every time Monday morning comes around I want to kick myself. I swear I could be a kick-arse lifestyle blogger if only I had the wherewithal to take my camera out on my funtime weekend jaunts, or even record half of it on my iPhone. […]…


Writing My Oscar’s Acceptance Speech

Because you all know there’ll be as many selfies at The MADs (Mum and Dad Blogging Awards) than the Oscars. On Sunday night I was pootling around on the internet – erm, I mean working hard – when I saw a tweet saying the finalists for the MAD Awards were out. I clicked over to […]…

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Good Things Come To Those Who Blog

It’s been four years since I started this blog. Four long years. In October 2009 I wrote something extremely well thought out and literary like OH MY GOD I’M PREGNANT WHAT THE HELL DO I DO NOW?! and that decision may have changed my life a little bit. In those four years I’ve given birth […]…


BritMums Live Hangover 2013

All the Alices: An Essex Wife and My Life My Son My Way BritMums Live is undeniably the highlight of the Blogging Social Calendar. It’s a weekend where members of our community come together to share and learn, to chat and discuss. It’s not just the highlight of my Blogging Social Calendar though, it’s one of the […]…