I started blogging 2.5 years ago when the twins were toddlers. At that point I was a full-time Stay-at-Home-Mum (SAHM) as I’d opted not to return to my former Human Resources (HR) career, after maternity leave. I fell into blogging through a friends recommendation; I didn’t know anything about the industry at all and I definitely didn’t realise that people earned any money from…

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Blogging is brilliant. It brings a lot of satisfaction, social interaction and a great deal of joy to many. Such as having lots of comments on a post that YOU wrote. Or being featured in a large publication. Or receiving a product and getting to review it. Or, when it starts leading to exciting opportunities. In the two years that…

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A few years ago, if you had said to me, you are going to be a self-employed freelance writer, working for yourself, I might have thought, “Yeah, I can see that“. I quite like working on my own, I’m pretty good with deadlines, plus I love writing. I was also probably at a natural conclusion to my 12-year HR profession.…

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Ok, Ok. Yes I do remember that blog post that I wrote – the one where I said I wouldn’t vlog and where I questioned it. I mentioned that vlogging is not for me – and where I stated that I just didn’t see the appeal. Quite a few of you commented (and said you agreed) and we all stood unified that vlogging was…

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Friday morning was pre-scheduled to be all about getting myself ready and heading off to London for a weekend of blogging-related fun. I was packed, my nails were painted, my outfits chosen and train tickets printed – ready to go. Brexit However, I awoke on Friday 24 June 2016 to the dramatic political events that were unfolding; Britain had voted out…

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