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Magical Moments of Parenting #101: Bedtime

I was just lowering the blind in Flea’s room last night after her bath and bedtime story, when Flea quietly says “Excuse me, Mummy…” I look down on her, all snuggled up in her duvet, hair smelling of Johnson’s shampoo, clean and pink. She's a little miracle, I think to…

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12 quick and easy SEO tips for Mummy bloggers

Part of my day job is writing web copy for companies big and small – so over the years, I’ve picked up a bit about search engine optimisation (SEO). Now, SEO sounds very technical and complicated but at heart, it’s simple – it’s about creating your web content in such…

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Pirate swords and burglars’ hats: that’s what little girls are made of

When I found out I was expecting a girl, I was dreading the idea of having one of those little girls who likes princesses and glitter and sparkles. I’m just not sure how I’d relate to that child, frankly. I’ve only worn a dress once as an adult (on my…

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Competitions on blogs: who’s the real winner?

At 6.40pm last night, I logged on to Twitter, to see if anything interesting had happened while I was doing the bedtime routine. What struck me was how many of the recent Tweets related to competitions. Scrolling down to see just two hours worth of Tweets, I saw posts to…

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If brevity is the soul of wit, I’m sorted.

I've been tagged by Insomniac Mummy with this award and meme. Apparently I have to answer the following questions with one word. Presumably my answers will then be analysed by a SWOT team of psychologists who will determine that I am, in fact, a serial killer (for some reason, whenever…

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