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Positively Inspirational Round-up: Joyful linkies

Every time I write one of these round-ups I try to seek out a new theme so I can offer you something different from each round-up and I’ll be honest, it is not always easy. So this month I thought I would highlight for you some wonderful linkys that will bring you joy, make you happy […]

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Good Reads May 2014

Hello! How are things? Did you miss me? Probably not, but to flatter my own ego I am going to assume that you pined. For hours. And speaking of pining, with half-term a hop skip and jump away I am confident that I shall be pining for school mere minutes after 9am on Monday morning, […]

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Poetry and Prose: Chills, spills and thrills

November appears with a pop and a flash With warming food like bangers and mash The days are short, nights spent by the fire Let’s cuddle up as the flames get higher  The decs appear and the lights go on We start to hear some familiar songs May your hearts be full of the good […]

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Poetry & Prose Round-up: Beyond The Blog

It feels like a real time of growth for the writers in our community of poetry and prose. Less than a fortnight ago Victoria of Verily Victoria Vocalises attended the glamorous MAD Blog Awards as a finalist in the Most Innovative Blog Category. This was a huge achievement and she described the experience in her […]

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Poetry and Prose: dreams and Haiku

So that was the month of June, BritMums Live over all too soon, Welcome now to July, Pull up a chair and I’ll tell you why, There’s a great new round up you see, Of original Prose and Poetry, Next month it’s co-ed All At Sea, But this month you have to put up with […]

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Snapshot Round-up: What we blog about

It can’t have escaped your notice that it’s been Blog Conference season so I’ve made myself jealous by perusing all the amazing post conference posts, sadly I couldn’t make it this year, but it seems you all had a brilliant time. But of course, like me, not everyone could make it so this month we’ve […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Boundaries and meltdowns

Summer might finally be here, but it’s no fun for some of our teens and tweens. May and June is exam time. There’s SATs and the dreaded secondary transfer for our year 6s, something I remember only too well from last year (I’m so glad it’s another two years before I have to go through […]

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Teen and Tween Round-up: Letting go and laughing

Welcome to the second Britmums teen and tween round-up. Did you know that teens and tweens are just people? I know, hard to believe sometimes when you’re living with them. They’re just stuck between childhood and adulthood. One minute they’re pulling away and being all indpendent (and perhaps just a little bit grumpy), the next […]

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