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Taking A Break From Blogging

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It has been less than a month since I last blogged. Although, it feels like longer. I’ve also missed opportunities when I would have normally blogged – World Mental Health Day and Baby Loss Awareness Week. I didn’t intend to take a break from blogging. It just happened. Yet, I’m not surprised it occurred. Taking A Break From Blogging Disillusioned With Blogging I’ve been blogging for over five years and during those years I’ve had many highs and lows. There…

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Some Pretty Surprising Things You Should Know About Blogging

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Blogging might seem like an easy ride to some. You can make money when you blog consistently, but it’s by no means an easy thing to do. In fact, you might be surprised when you realize what running a successful blog actually takes. Want to learn more? Read on for a few surprising things you should know: Some Pretty Surprising Things You Should Know About Blogging Your Blog Could Potentially Make A Lot Of Money Yes, a successful blog can…

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My Favourite Bloggers Featuring Lilypad And Bow

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I’ve been a blogger for a long time now, and during that time I’ve read some amazing blogs written by people that I now consider friends. I’ve read blog posts that have made me cry and others that have made me laugh. Writing that’s inspiring and writing that’s educational. These are words on a screen that have made me feel less alone. That have reached out and given me a virtual hug when I needed one. They’ve helped me realise…

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Blogging & Vlogging Mental Health

Am I Inspiring?

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“You’re so inspiring.” These are words that I often hear because of my blog. Normally after I’ve written a post about being a mother with mental ill-health or surviving baby loss. Yet, inspiring is not a word I would apply to myself. I didn’t enter the world of blogging with the intention to inspire. Instead, I became a blogger for selfish reasons. Am I Inspiring? I started blogging back in 2012. I’d been signed off work for three and a…

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Blogging & Vlogging Our Weekend Happy

Our Weekend Happy linky 12 – 18/04/2018

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Welcome back to Our Weekend Happy. The fabulous linky that I host with the gorgeous Lisa from Mummascribbles. Thank you to everyone for linking up. I really enjoy reading your happy weekend posts. I hope that you’re all well. Little Miss H was back to school this week after a lovely Easter holiday. I normally dread the holidays and wonder what the heck I’m going to do to occupy the kids. But this holiday was brilliant. And we filled our time…

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Blogging & Vlogging Our Weekend Happy

Our Weekend Happy linky 11

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Welcome back to Our Weekend Happy. The fabulous linky that I host with the gorgeous Lisa from Mummascribbles. Thank you to everyone for linking up. I really enjoy reading your happy weekend posts. I hope that you’re all well. Are you still on Easter holidays? Little Miss H is back to school next week. So this week my focus is trying to entertain the children and stop them from killing each other. This morning there was a rather impressive argument over…

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Blogging & Vlogging Our Weekend Happy

Our Weekend Happy linky 10

A featured image for the new linky and Instagram Community Our Weekend Happy - Our Weekend Happy Linky #7 - Mrs H's favourite things

Welcome back to Our Weekend Happy. The fabulous linky that I host with the gorgeous Lisa from Mummascribbles. It was lovely to be back hosting last week. Thank you to everyone for linking up. I really enjoy reading your happy weekend posts. Happy Easter to you all. I hope that you all had a wonderful Bank Holiday weekend. We had a lovely time. I always prefer the weekends where we spend time together as a family. We also had the perfect…

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How To Turn Blogging Into A Career

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This post was made in collaboration with Boost Capital. I had my dream job at Cancer Research UK. It gave me job satisfaction and I went to work every day with a smile on my face. Unfortunately, it wasn’t practical or economical for me to go back to work after Little Miss H was born. So I became a stay-at-home mum and I began to write a blog. At first, this blog was just a hobby. But recently, it has…

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