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The Mama Diaries: Am I A Mummy Blogger?
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The Mama Diaries: Am I A Mummy Blogger?

I’ll tell you a secret – I never wanted to be a ‘mummy blogger’. I never wanted to be seen to be cashing in on my baby, creating a career around her birth, posting pictures of Anaïs wearing whatever freebie I’d been…

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Feeling Stuck
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Feeling Stuck

You know when you have all the ideas in your head, but you can’t seem to action them? When you have something on your to-do list errrrrrry damn day, every damn week and maybe even every damn month and you…

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The Pregnancy Diaries: Week 41 (The BIRTH!)
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The Pregnancy Diaries: Week 41 (The BIRTH!)

Woop, woop! It’s the final instalment of The Pregnancy Diaries! I’ve never stuck at a blog post series before, and I’ve definitely never found 800-1000 words as easy to write every single week. Okay. Sometimes I really had nowt to write…

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A Simple Guide to SEO for your Blog
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A Simple Guide to SEO for your Blog

Okay you guys, I’ve got a confession to make. I don’t really worry about SEO. If, at this stage, you think: ‘Why the holy crap are you telling us to worry about it then?’ I totally get it. It directly contravenes…

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The Pregnancy Diaries: 40 Weeks (Due Date & Birth Rights!)
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The Pregnancy Diaries: 40 Weeks (Due Date & Birth Rights!)

I have to tell you something. This week, is the only week in pregnancy that I’m finally ‘over it’. And it’s for a whole load of reasons, some silly and totally avoidable, and some kinda serious and really, really avoidable.

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The Pregnancy Diaries: 39 Weeks (What’s Inside My ‘Hospital’ Bag?)
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The Pregnancy Diaries: 39 Weeks (What’s Inside My ‘Hospital’ Bag?)

Ooooh, is this my first ever Mama packing list? Obviously, this is a small holiday and it may not even happen given my plans to have a home-birth, but I am nothing if not a planner, so I’ve planned for…

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My BEST Photography Tips: The FUN Stuff (Composition, Editing & Faffing)
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My BEST Photography Tips: The FUN Stuff (Composition, Editing & Faffing)

If you caught part one of this post last week I hope you’re now shooting in manual, or at least experimenting with your camera settings a little. If not, head on over here to catch up on the techy stuff.…

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The Pregnancy Diaries: 38 Weeks (What is Self-Employed Maternity Leave?)
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The Pregnancy Diaries: 38 Weeks (What is Self-Employed Maternity Leave?)

If you are one of my Facebook friends or Twitter followers you’ll have seen my rantings on the topic of maternity leave. Yep, apologies for that one…..not my finest hour. I had a truly terrible week after being assured by…

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The Pregnancy Diaries: 37 Weeks (Sciatica vs. Pelvic Girdle Pain)
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The Pregnancy Diaries: 37 Weeks (Sciatica vs. Pelvic Girdle Pain)

Woah there, how am I only three weeks away from my due date?! Okay, the due date is BS anyway so I’m more like a month off right? Yep, that feels way more acceptable. So this week I’ve had my…

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My BEST Photography Tips: The Technical Stuff (& free PDF!)
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My BEST Photography Tips: The Technical Stuff (& free PDF!)

I’ve been reading a really awesome book by Brene Brown, which you may already know, called Daring Greatly. In it, she talks about the power of vulnerability and the nightmare that is shame. If you think I’ve gone hugely off topic, stay…

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The Pregnancy Diaries: 36 Weeks (On Toxic Friendships)
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The Pregnancy Diaries: 36 Weeks (On Toxic Friendships)

I’ve actually had this post sat in my drafts for yonkers, but been too scared to hit publish. In its original iteration I wanted to write about friendship in general because I’d recently had (by recently, I mean over the…

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The Pregnancy Diaries: 35 Weeks (Birth Prep)
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The Pregnancy Diaries: 35 Weeks (Birth Prep)

Let’s talk about birth prep shall we? Because there’s a stat out there which says we spend an average of 15 months planning a wedding, and a few days planning the birth of an ACTUAL HUMAN BEING. That’s nuts. I’m a total…

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How to Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic to Your Blog
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How to Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic to Your Blog

A few weeks ago I wrote a post about how I grew my blog. I thought it was all super simple stuff and felt a little silly even recommending stuff I thought everyone knew about already (hello imposter syndrome!) but…

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The Pregnancy Diaries: 34 Weeks (Pregnancy Essentials)
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The Pregnancy Diaries: 34 Weeks (Pregnancy Essentials)

Last week I mentioned a few of the things I thought I might need for the baby. But honestly, I have no frigging idea whether I’ll need stuff or not at this stage so it’s all guesswork, anecdotal evidence and pressure…

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My Most Underwhelming Travel Experiences
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My Most Underwhelming Travel Experiences

Almost every post I write, and every post I love writing, comes from a reaction to a post I love or hate reading. Which is a great thing for inspiration, but it sometimes leaves me a little worried about being too…

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