How to use a blogger in your business

I think that bloggers are the perfect match for small to medium sized businesses to help them get their names out into the world.  The big brands are already using us.  But there is a lot to be said for focussing on smaller, niche or local businesses instead.  So here are my tips on how to go about it if […]

I’m in The Times … squeal!

Little Dimples and Curly Headed Boy are very unimpressed that Mummy is in a posh newspaper, but I’m chuffed and rather surprised that Mumsnet suggested me (thank you!). However, newspapers being what they are, The Times obviously only added the one sentence that worked for their story, so I thought I’d finish the story.   How much is it possible […]

What I really want is a cuppa and a chat!

  I loved going to Britmumslive where I learnt loads and went to the awards ceremony. The MAD Blog Awards was wonderful. We’ve even had a couple of blogging get togethers here in St Albans and the #BlogItForBabies event.   But there is something missing …. The chance to chat properly with people I’ve met on twitter/blogging, without loads of […]

I need five minutes of your time for an itsy bitsy vote!

Guess What?!!!!!!! I’ve been jumping up and down for the last couple of weeks because I’ve reached the finals in TWO, yes that’s the TWO main parent blogging competitions this year. Thank you to everyone who nominated me! The first is the ‘BiBs’ or Brilliance in Blogging run by Britmums.  I’m up for the ‘Inspire’ category, and thankfully just have […]

Video Wed: Me Practicing My Losing Gracefully & Humbly Jumping Up And Down Faces

Sally Whittle, the organiser of the MADs Blog Awards, really likes to see me look daft!  I love her blog, and it brightens my day, so here is my present for her! You see, I’ve been wondering whether I should be practicing my faces for the awards ceremony in SIXTEEN DAYS TIME?  Yes, I am ridiculously excited about the whole thing! I’m […]