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Self-harm Awareness With NSPCC

Self-harm still feels like a very taboo subject to talk about. I've always been open in this blog. I have written posts about my history of long-term depression, miscarriages and even my suicide attempts. But somehow talking about my personal experiences of self-harm seems more difficult. Even now, as I write this I wonder what you are all thinking.…

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Cancer Research UK: Workplace And Teacher

Cancer Research UK

During my time at Cancer Research UK I changed as a person. I developed both professionally and personally. But I did not expect that working at Cancer Research UK would teach me more about life. My day job taught me some valuable life lessons. Lessons that I am not always brilliant at following. But lessons that I need to remember and that I try to use as motivation for how I live my life.…

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NSPCC Share Aware campaign – helping to keep our children safe online

The NSPCC 's Share Aware campaign aims to highlight the importance of protecting our children from these online risks and dangers. The campaign is targeted at parents of 8 to 12 years old and provides straight-forward advice about how to talk to children about online safety. It also gives information about the most popular social media sites and apps and the risks attached to each of these.…

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The New Year Tag

Last week the lovely Amy at Everything Mummy tagged me in The New Year Tag. I plan to write a more detailed review of 2014 but I always love taking part in these tags. So here are my answers:…

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Role models, Feminism And Blogging

Zoella was one of the first blogs I read.   Zoe Suggs, the woman behind Zoella, came across as a sweet and lovely 24 year-old with an interest in fashion and beauty. I warmed to her personality, quirkiness and writing style. She covered topics that I found interesting. I enjoyed her sweet friendship with fellow blogger Louise at Sprinkle of Glitter. And I admired the honest way she wrote about her struggles with anxiety. Zoella doesn’t drink, smoke or take…

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25 Facts About Mrs H

Follow my blog with Bloglovin  The other week Becky from the fabulous 3 princesses and 1 dude tagged me on Instagram to take part in the 20 facts meme.  What a brilliant way for me to share a little bit more about the lady behind the blog (or Instagram profile). I decided then and there that I would share my 20 facts with you, dear reader. Also, as a special Brucie Bonus I am adding in another 5 facts for good…

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Blogging & Vlogging Thoughts & Inspiration

The Liebster Award

Follow my blog with Bloglovin A few weeks ago I was on Twitter when a tweet popped up in my notifications. The lovely Steph at Diary of a midlife mummy had nominated me for a Liebster Award. Thank you for nominating me, Steph. You rock! If you’ve never read Steph’s blog then I encourage you – nay, I compel you – to go and visit it now. You will not regret it. Her posts always make me chuckle and I…

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Blogging & Vlogging Thoughts & Inspiration

Faking It – Pretending To Be A Mummy Blogger

Apparently, I am a mummy blogger. I am not sure when this happened. I can’t deny it is true. I am a mum. I blog. It stands to reason that I have entered the club of parental blogdom. It is a large club. All the members I’ve spoken to are lovely, friendly and willing to offer advice and help. I’ve had many a happy twitter conversation with a fellow mummy blogger. Yet, I still feel like an interloper. A gate…

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