Posts Tagged ‘Friends’

The Facebook Motherhood Challenge

I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. On the one hand it is a brilliant way of keeping in touch with people, especially those who live overseas. Our ‘friends in our phones’ have been an invaluable support through difficult times – through Facebook Martin and I shared our time with Hugo, and we have got […] Read more…

What Happened At The MAD Blog Awards 2015

The 2015 MAD Blog Awards took place last Friday. Wow, what an incredible night – where to start? There were tens of thousands of nominations and votes submitted…and I was hugely honoured to be a finalist in two categories, Best Writer and Outstanding Contribution. My day started with a trip to the hairdressers’ for a root […] Read more…

Preparing for the MAD Blog Awards

It’s the MAD Blog Awards on Friday. It’s exciting but overwhelming too, so I’ve been preparing myself mentally as well as with practical things. I am bowled over to be a finalist in not just one but two categories: Best Writer, and Outstanding Contribution. The Outstanding Contribution finalists were revealed only two weeks ago; we […] Read more…

When #MatExp Went to NHS Expo

The #MatExp team congregated in Manchester this week – for the very first time! – to lead a workshop at NHS Expo. What an amazing day it was! The event underlined for me just how privileged I am to be involved in #MatExp, and the impact we are having. Who would have imagined a group […] Read more…

In Appreciation of All That Is Good

A post in appreciation of the positive things that have happened this week: – Lazy day on Monday. The reason for the lazy day wasn’t so good: a very low mood, unsure of what to do with myself. Fortunately Monday was my no-work day this week so I was able to do some self-care. I […] Read more…

BritMums Live: What A Difference a Year Makes

I went to BritMums Live with a few simple goals: to tell people about #HugosLegacy and #MatExp; to learn how to extend their reach; to get some tips on getting my book published; to spend time with my friends and to enjoy myself. This year’s event was a world away from last year, when I arrived not knowing […] Read more…

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