Category Life

Pouting In Heels is named as a top baby blog!…

SOMETIMES when I occasionally lose my blogging mojo, I wonder why I am spending so much time beavering away, when I could be sat with my feet up relaxing. And the incredible thing, is that, usually, just when I’m feeling especially fed up, something amazing happens and my blogging joy returns. Something, just like this. Yes folks, I’m not going to deny that I’m as pleased as punch to tell

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LIFE: My love for #postcircle

WHEN it comes to communicating, handwritten letters are where magic lies. You can keep your texts, emails and tweets. In my opinion, if you really want to make someone’s day, a surprise in the post is the best way to make someone smile. Unfortunately ‘happy post’ is a bit of a rarity these days. Our letterboxes that years ago brought all kinds of fabulous correspondence into people’s lives, are now

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LIFE: Advice from Craig…

THIS, dear readers is a first for me, as I’m about to post words from another being on this blog of mine. I’m incredibly proud and passionate about the content of my blog so this isn’t something I would ever normally do, but when I read this yesterday, I knew I had to share it with you all, because it’s just so damn brilliant. The ‘letter’ below comes from Craig Harper,

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Why you should write more letters

MODERN technology is fabulous, don’t get me wrong, but when it comes to connecting with another human being, a handwritten letter is where magic lies. Here are five good reasons, to put down your phone and pick up a pen. Today. * It’ll make somebody’s day Phone calls, skype chats, tweets and emails may all be quicker, but when it comes to communicating, a thoughtful handwritten letter trumps them all.

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LIFE: Learning to be still…

LAST week I wrote about taking some time out, to be still for a while. After feeling pretty stressed by a never ending to do list, I gave myself permission to chill out and guess what folks, it’s working! Even though this week has been a little challenging, I’m already feeling much more relaxed about stuff. It’s actually pretty hard learning to be still. Especially when you’re used to cramming as

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LIFE: It’s time to be still (for a while)…

I DON’T know about you but I am dreadful when it comes to relaxing. Absolutely shocking in fact. I used to be pretty good at it a few years ago, but since having Elsie, I’ve become more determined. More ambitious. More go-getting because I want to build an incredible life for my wonderful little family. All of which is very lovely and correct, I’m sure you’ll agree. However, the problem

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Become a better ‘sister’…

TODAY is International Women’s Day. A reminder – not that we need one – that us ladies still have many more battles to fight when it comes to achieving equality, peace and happiness. With this in mind, here are five ridiculously easy things we can all do now to help ourselves and each other. Ladies, be the change in your world! (And happy International Women’s Day!) * STOP judging and bitching

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Friday Five: My most popular posts…

SEEING as my blog is one year old this week, I thought I’d kick off my new ‘Friday Five’ series with my five most popular blog posts. It’s always interesting to see which of my posts get the best reaction and the biggest response. In the main though I’ve found that they are generally the ones that cover women’s issues, many of which I’ve written from a personal perspective. So

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