I’ve had a whale of a time reading and bookmarking posts for you this month. New bloggers have hit the typeface without any pussyfooting around, saying what they want to say, and saying it loud! I like that. But because I’m a kind host, I’m going to start you off with something just lovely, you […]
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At ten o clock tonight, I am going to bed. Oh yes I am. I’m going to head upstairs, like I do every night, brush my teeth, remove my make-up properly, and under threat of expulsion from my book club, read a few chapters, before I drift off gently to sleep around 11. Oh but […]
Do you have any chocolate left? Do you? Are there still mince pies floating around egging you on to a final couple of weeks of indulgence before you kick-start the new regime? I must admit to having hung onto Christmas for as long as possible, even having a giggle at this photo from Dad’s Diary […]
It’s that time of the month again – time to give the kids the ipad put the kettle on and sit down to browse the best of the latest new blogs on BritMums. September’s new blogs It’s expensive having children, isn’t it? Not only the cost of everything they need, and everything they do, but […]
Hands up who didn’t make it to BritMums Live? It seems like every blogger in the UK was there, given the number of lovely posts I’ve read this week, but I’m well aware that some people just couldn’t make it. Emma, from new blog, Life as it is, was one such blogger, and she gamely joined […]
It’s a new blogs smorgasbord again and I’m giving you some top tips for new reads this month. Not only are these new blogs entertaining, they are also thrifty, funny, and downright helpful! New blogs for June: I’m a sucker for a bit of writing by the kids, and it’s lovely to find new blogs […]
Kids and Chaos is asking us this week what our strategies are for the sack of sugar that enters the household in the form of Halloween treats. Eat in one go? Eke out over the weeks? Or let the kids have some… It gave me the inspiration for this month’s theme: tricks and treats. […]
My theme this month is inspiring. From new bloggers inspiring others to cope, to do better, to those who can uplift our spirits with a beautiful photo, as well as new blogs to inspire us to create better blogs… She’s not a new blogger, but Nickie, from Typecast, has new blog Geekalicious which brings together […]
I’m going to be predictable and start by telling you that I’ve just dropped my children off at school for their first day of the new school year. Although they are not new starters, they still have new beginnings – a new teacher, a new playground, a new school in GG’s case, and so […]
I don’t know about you, but the minute parenthood kicked in I became a different person. That girl who wandered home down dark backstreets at 4am, in whatever tiny skirt was in fashion at the time, ceased to exist overnight. The one who backpacked around the world, sleeping with cockroaches and camping by crocodile hangouts? […]
School is nearly over for the year. The summer holidays are almost upon us (more on that another time). And yet, for many parents school is at the forefront of their minds. Children everywhere are visiting schools for the first time this month as they prepare for their induction into the world of formal education. […]
Well it’s been a crazy weekend, as we have all braved the great British Summer weather to insist on having some fun in the name of a Royal Jubilee Bank Holiday! Nothing defeats us, does it? I have read so many posts this month from brilliant parents going through all sorts of hell and stress, […]
Last night, around 9pm I had a bit of a panic. It is half term, and I had used the free days to extend my weekend with the grandparents, so when I returned home late, it felt like a Sunday. Actually Daddy was remarkably relaxed too, having missed our company over the weekend, so a […]
As a parent blogger, I see lots of like-minded writers talking through their blogs about their children. A child is what defines a parent blog, and it fascinates me to see the huge variation in styles, not only of writing, but of approach to writing about children. Over on the discussion forum this week I […]
Well here we are, 2012! It only seems a few days ago that it was 2011…um yes well, moving swiftly on… Soon the daffodils will be poking through the ground and with a fresh new year comes a fresh new enthusiasm to many bloggers. It’s a little nudge to try something new, give your blog a new ‘look’ and think […]
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Good morning dear readers! Crimbo’s on the way, So I’m getting festive with Newbie Tuesday! This week see’s me writing things down with a rhyme, With some fab newer bloggers to help fill your time. So go grab a cuppa, sit down for a peek, And read my highlights from the past week… Let’s kick […]
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