30 Days Blogging – Day 3: A habit I wish I didn’t have

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This is a tough one. I have plenty of habits that I’d like to get rid of. But without a doubt the habit which causes me the most grief and worry is…excessively worrying. I’ve always been a worrier; It’s part of my nature and I know there is nothing I can do to completely stop it. But over the years I have done my best to try and manage it. Becoming a mum introduced a whole new level of worry

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30 Days Blogging – Day 2: All about my blog name

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So, my blog name. I’ve had my blog for almost a decade (since 2007). Over that time is has grown from being part of my website to the core of my website. Once H was born I started using it more and more as an outlet for my thoughts and experiences. But it was also mine and a reminder of my skills beyond Mummyhood. I started to engage more frequently with parenting linkys on Twitter too. But at the time,

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Taking on the ’30 Days Blogging Challenge’

I’ve seen many bloggers over the last few months mention something called the ’30 Days Blogging Challenge’. I was intrigued. So when Frenchie Mummy recently posted about starting it herself, I thought I’d give it go! Having had a peruse of Frenchie Mummy’s post, Beauty Baby & Me’s site and The Pramshed’s entries, I think I’ve sussed out what it involves. I’m not going to commit to doing a post every single day; I want to still publish my usual

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Time to clean-up our cleaning behaviour?

I have always been a bit of a neat-freak. As a teenager I would clean my room every weekend. At University, the cleaner in my halls of residence wouldn’t just come in and clean; No she would come in and ask if what bits were left for her to finish. As I’ve got older and acquired more space to clean, my standards have lowered slightly. But we tidy our house at the end of everyday to keep it neat: putting

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My Top 10 Online Reads #3

Welcome to my monthly feature in which I share some of my favourite online articles for the month. I read a lot of blog posts and articles online and whilst I share a lot of them through tweets, it’s easy to miss them and hard to come back to them at another time. This is a list of my top ten reads for the month, a mixture of formal news articles and blog posts. (Like last month, there are actually

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Look how far we’ve come…

I was recently talking to a work friend whose first child is due any day now. He was finding it hard to get his head round the fact that he would imminently have a little person that was his. It made me reflect back on that time before H was born; When she was an oh-so-familar stranger in my tummy affectionately referred to as ‘Mini’. Thinking about who I was then and who I am now, I’m the same yet

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Five Favourite Finds #3

Every month I try to post my ‘Five Favourite Finds’ for the month. They can be absolutely anything new that I have come across. The challenge: making sure I find five each month. Some months really do prove tougher than others but there is lots of fun had in the search. I’m using it to try encourage myself to find new things and also share my finds with you all to save you the leg work! So without further ado

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Hello, I'm Angela. I'm Mum to two small people (3 & 0). I'm a Techie, Gardener, cake lover and tea addict. I also have far too many opinions...hence the blog. You can read more about me here. You can also follow me on Twitter so you never miss a post. Hope you enjoy reading!

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