#RealMumsWorking : a new interview series coming soon

As you know, I’m a working mum. There are a lot of us out there. We face challenges that sometimes feel unique. It’s stressful. Of course that’s true for all parents, mums, dads, those who stay at home, those who don’t. But I want to give us working mums a bigger voice and an opportunity to showcase the variety of experience we have. So I’m starting an interview series. Each week I will be posting a short interview with a different working mum. It’s a quick Q&A which you’ll be able to read while you’re boiling a kettle. I hope…

A #WeeklyWins special: the highlight of my blogging life

I’m feeling quite flattered today. When I started my little family and lifestyle blog 7 months ago, I wasn’t sure if anyone would read it. In all honesty I thought I’d probably do it for a few months and it would run out of steam. Still, I felt like I had something to say. I wanted other working mums to know that the struggle is real! They are not alone in feeling frustrated or guilty. Similarly, you can be a superhero and fit everything in, because let’s face it that’s what parents do every day. I began it as a way…

Privacy update: GDPR and how we handle your information

If you have an email address you’ve might have had some emails about General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This is a new piece of legislation which takes effect on 25 May. It helps residents in EU countries protect and manage the data they give to companies. It means organisations must make it clear what they use your information for. You need to provide your information knowingly. You can also ask to see the information they hold and ask them to delete it if appropriate. For example, no providing an email address for one thing and getting emails about another, or…

The Sunshine Blogger Award

There’s a few blogging awards, challenges and Q&A going around at the moment and I’m delighted to be nominated for another. Thanks Lil Jem and Baby E   and The Imagine Forest Blog  for the nomination for the Sunshine Blogger Award. Thank you to both as I love their blogs! As Lil Jem nominated me first, I’m going to answer her questions, but I’m going to pay it forward with the Imagine Forest and use her questions for my nominees. What do you consider to be your biggest strength? I’m great in a crisis or when things get really busy. I…

Mummascribbles meets…Welsh Mum Writing

It’s always nice to do a Q&A with another blogger, as it really makes you think about how you feel and why you do what you do. That was definitely the theme for my first interview of 2018. Today I was over at Mumma Scribbles talking about parenting, writing and blogging. If you want to know three weird facts about me then this is a post you won’t want to miss this. https://mummascribbles.com/interviews/mummascribbles-meets-welsh-mum-writing/

Blog, Brew & Biscuits – The Lupie Mummy and me talk blogging, writing, motherhood and more …

Ever wonder why I blog? I talk about this and more today over with The Lupie Mummy on her blog. Go check it out and have a rummage around her site while you’re there. Having chronic illness in my family, I find her work about living with Lupus fascinating and it also gives me an insight into how those close to me must feel – a welcome and sometimes needed reminder. Blog, Brew & Biscuits