Posts Tagged ‘blogging’

The Bloggers' Hierarchy of Needs

Lately there has been a lot of chatter amongst bloggers about different people’s motivations for blogging, and a lack of interaction on social media. Whatever your motivation for blogging – whether it is a hobby, a profession, or whether you write to prove to yourself your brain still functions, to record family life, share recipes, craft ideas, host […] Read more…

I am Hugo's mummy; I am a writer; I was at Blogfest

Yesterday I got up bright and early, armed myself with my Hugo stars scarf and headed off to London for Mumsnet’s Blogfest conference. My travelling companion was the lovely Carla and fellow Bedford-dweller from Random Thoughts of a Twenty Something, which was a great start to the day. The day got even better when on arriving […] Read more…

Bittersweet Success

Writing is something I have enjoyed since I was a little girl. For years, I wished for the success I have recently achieved – but I wish I could trade it all in. During my childhood, it was stories I would make up, with pictures to go with them. As I grew up, my writing ability […] Read more…

Parent bloggers are key influencers – for change

Yesterday an email from a PR pinged into my email box. It was about paid content from an online company that “makes shopping for your baby or pet more intuitive and more fun.” They were, apparently, hoping that key influencers like me would help us to leave tips, create lists and write content for their blog. While being […] Read more…

Balance

This week I have tried to focus on achieving a balance in my life. It’s fair to say I have been obsessed with Hugo and his legacy during the past few months. Hugo’s legacy is a positive, for me as well as for others. It is a positive because it gets me out of bed […] Read more…

Am I a Mummy Blogger?

“Am I a Mummy blogger?” It is a question I have often asked myself during the past few months. Yes, I am a mummy. That fact is not in doubt, not for a moment. I am a proud mummy to my beautiful son, Hugo. I am also a sad mummy because Hugo died in my arms in […] Read more…

Finding purpose after Hugo

I am a childless mother. My only child – my son, Hugo, died earlier this year at the age of 35 days. I am heartbroken. Lost. Disconnected from the rest of the world. People have been wonderful, but it’s impossible for the majority of them to know how Martin and I feel to have lost a […] Read more…

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