Can we take a minute to talk money.
Slasher careers are on the rise. You might well be a slasher yourself. I know I definitely am.
Drum roll please folks, I have some incredibly exciting news to share, and if seeing me by a petrol pump filling up isn't obvious enough, then I'll spell it out for you (literally)!
Life is busy right now. Crazy busy but I've never been happier. I love being rather manic, it's my default mode, and doing what I love: blogging and all that that entails is constantly stretching and stimulating me. I feel ALIVE people!
My Time at the FunFest Blogger Summit 2015 (Including my Keynote Speech from Maternity Leave to Professional Blogger)
Wow what a whirlwind the FunFest Blogger Summit was last weekend! It was one of those feel-good inspiring events that made me feel energised and excited (even more, if that was possible) about this beautiful world of blogging!
I know the advice is to use anti-wrinkle cream from the end of your 20's but I'm a bit of a later starter and have only started recently, at the grand old (not really old) age of 34.
Saturday saw me train-it to Birmingham, taking my Mum along for the ride (my biggest supporter, it was so sweet she wanted to hear me speak) as I shared my experience as a full time blogger at Tots100's Blog Camp in Birmingham.
Liza Prideaux is a wife, and mother to a gorgeous little boy called Vinny. She blogs over at Liza Prideaux and also has a YouTube channel where she posts videos related to beauty, fashion and life.
Bloggers/business owners/brands depend on social media to grow, expand and thrive. Social media is an easy, instant way to connect with friends and potential readers/consumers.
I've worked with a Publicist for a while to help me with the load as my blogging business is rapidly expanding but I've always believed and practised promoting my own work whether that was filmmaking, my journalistic work to right now, as a full time professional blogger.
People keep referring to me (kindly) as Superwoman (if only I looked that good in lycra-wait-a-minute who my kidding, I'd NEVER wear lycra) but truth be told, I'm asked quite a bit 'How do you do it?' so I thought I'd blog exactly how!
Welcome to my new monthly feature-Who's The Daddy! A huge fan of blogs penned by fathers, I wanted to showcase the rich, insightful and damn right captivating male bloggers who share their point of view on all things parenting and beyond, right here on my blog, once a month with a guest post from each contributor. I'll be tweeting about it using the hashtag #whosthedaddy too if you want to get involved!
The other day saw me head to London for some exciting meetings with fabulous brands Flora, Harrods and Vouchercodes.co.uk.
Here are my 5 tips for freelancers juggling work and kids. It really is a juggle too but hopefully these tips will help make you feel empowered and less alone!
Yesterday was Thanksgiving for my US and Canadian friends and I'm proud to write that a large part of my readership are now actually based in America. I've always had an affinity with Americans, my closest friends at Uni were from LA, New York and Chicago and I miss them all madly (thank goodness for FB and the rare London or LA get together).
Yesterday was a rather special day for this family as along with my husband Peter, our child Oliver, 4 and my friend Sharmin who was visiting from Amsterdam, I attended the world premiere of Paddington.
This Sunday I turn 34 and on the 10th my blog turned a whopping 4! Honest Mum was officially born on the 10th of November in 2010 but like to celebrate my very FIRST POST along with my birthday!
It's a real honour to be hired to model for luxe bag company Nova Harley again after the successful shoot last year.