Posts Tagged ‘blog’

I Stepped Off The Hamster Wheel – And I Liked It

Blimey – I haven’t blogged for nine days. NINE days! And as much as I love my blog and blogging, stepping off the hamster wheel for a while did me good. Since I wrote my first post about Hugo in April 2014, I’ve written pretty much every day. Blogging has been my therapy, an outlet […] Read more…

Am I the Best Writer in the MADS Awards Finals? You Decide!

Wednesday was a manic day: my first day back at work in 15 months (postponed by a day because of Martin’s back problems); co-hosting #PNDHour about emotional support following baby loss; and the thrill of discovering I am a finalist in the Best Writer category at the Mum and Dad (MAD) Blog Awards! A HUGE […] Read more…

I’m Going to BritMums Live!

It’s nearly time for BritMums Live… I’m really looking forward to the two-day blogging conference. It promises to be a brilliant event, with the chance to catch up with so many of my friends, and get lots of tips from the sessions. Please do come and say hello! Name: Leigh (you pronounce it like you would ‘Lee’) […] Read more…

Being a Tall Poppy, and the Heroine of My Life

“Life-threatening is the ultimate in empowering”, I have heard. It certainly worked for me. Growing up, teachers observed my lack of self-confidence and recorded their thoughts in my school reports. The reports included words to the effect of “Leigh is bright, works hard, and produces consistently good work. I wish she would put herself forward more, come out of her shell.” I’m […] Read more…

Another Nomination Request – The MADS Awards

I know, I’m want, want, want at the moment. Please nominate me for this award, vote for me in this other award. Thank you to everyone who has nominated me or voted for me – it really does mean the absolute world. This time, I’d like to ask you to consider nominating me in the […] Read more…

Affirmation

You know, there are some weeks when I um and aah about the word to choose to sum up my week. There are also weeks when I know exactly what my word of the week is. This is one of the latter weeks – it has been a week of affirmation. It is almost a year […] Read more…

Brilliant BlogCamp Birmingham

There were interesting talks, there were lovely outfits, there were friends, there were hugs, there was lots of chatting – and cake. I even learnt a new word – and it’s not a rude one. It all happened at last Saturday’s BlogCamp! The day was so enjoyable I can’t believe this time last week I […] Read more…

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