— Bert, Mary Poppins
Awww, this is the saddest post I have ever had to write for BritMums and my fingers are stilted and jolty as they hover over the keyboard looking for the right words to convey my message of departure.
You see, I am a Taurus girl and we don’t like change. We like the comfort and feel-good factor of knowing where we are and what we are doing but it’s time for me to move on.
I have been the BritMums editor for three years now and have loved every minute of it. From my very humble beginnings in the blogging world, being the BritMums Editor really opened my eyes and taught me so much about writing online, being consistent and finding my voice. BritMums has seen me grow and become the writer I am today and I want to thank Jen and Susanna for that opportunity.
I am leaving this familiar world I love so much, I am moving on and taking tentative steps to a new world. As of today I am no longer the BritMums editor. This is the bit I get all sad, tears form in my eyes and I wave goodbye to you all with a lump in my throat.
I started a brand new role with James Villa Holidays as a social media executive on their Marketing team. So although one side of my heart is crying, the other is jumping up and down in excitement. I am part of an incredibly dynamic and creative team, my engines are fired up and my turbo boost is on.
So, it is with enormous reluctance I hand over my role to Nadine Hill from JuggleMum, who I know will do an excellent job. I leave you in good hands but I will be back every now and then to pop in for a chat.
Thank you, Jen and Susanna for allowing me to be part of BritMums, it has been an incredibly empowering experience and one I have cherished and loved every minute of but don’t think you’ve got rid of me … no such luck! I’m still here just a bit quieter than before.
A quick note from Nadine
I’m over the moon to have been appointed consultant editor and can’t wait to begin working with the fabulous round-up editors and bloggers in our great community who want to write for BritMums. Mari ran the blog brilliantly and as she’s off to her next challenge, I hope you’ll all join me in wishing her all the best in her exciting new role.
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