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How My Camera Has Changed The Way I Blog

I have been blogging for very nearly four years. When I think about what my life was like and just how far not only have I, but my family, come since I began my blog is just incredible. I have had so many opportunities that have changed me and shaped me. So much has changed since I first dipped my …

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Blogging, It’s More Than Just Free Products

My husband sees things the old fashioned way. When I fell pregnant with P2, he asked me to be a stay at home mum so that I could watch her grow up and be there for her every step of the way. Just like his Mum was for him and for his brother. But the thought of giving up the …

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Do Our Parents Influence Our Career Choices?

Perhaps it’s not something you’ve thought about before, but did you know that your career choices have probably been – at least in some way – influenced by your parents? Whether you’ve had happy-go-lucky parents who wanted nothing more than for you to feel satisfied, or go-getter parents who measured your success by your income and job title, there are …

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Why Blogging Is A 24/7 Job

I think I was always destined to write. As a child I spent hours at a little desk in the kitchen writing stories. None of these stories were ever finished despite my dream of having a book published one day. I wish I still had the hundreds of sheets of paper that I went through. Really I am still writing …

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“Goodbye paid employment. Hello slavery!”

In this day and age, finding and keeping a paid job is difficult. There’s many unemployed, benefit claiming people in the world. So why have I just handed in my resignation to a job I’ve been so lucky to obtain and keep for the past four years?? Yup! I’m unemployed. Officially. Today, my boss accepted my resignation. I remember many …

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“I’m not ready to not see her for 9hours a day”

It dawned on me today that I should have been returning to work in two weeks time. It got me thinking, how I would have coped if I was about to embark on work life with two children, being waist deep in wedding planning, sorting P1s school equipment out and having my Nan back in the hospital. It would have …

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Carry On As Normal – I’m Not Here

I’ve had 5 days of my OH being at home. I was dreading his work contract finishing in all honesty, I really thought we’d end up spending too much time together, get under each others toes and generally annoy each other. But it’s been far from that! He’s been so helpful whilst he’s been off. I don’t remember the last …

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Half Way

It’s the 1st of the 6th month in 2013 and I thought I would reflect on the resolutions I made at the beginning of the year. My 13 Goals for 2013: 1) Become a mother of two I had no choice in this one really, and I’m so happy and proud of my girls. 2) Conquer breastfeeding I’m pleased to …

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Already Terrified

I’ve been on maternity leave for 94 days, only 30 days of that have been joined by P2. I tried to keep my routine with P1 as much as I could at the start but I was exhausted. I took my maternity leave early as all the doctors etc kept telling me that P2 would be early and they wanted …

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