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Am I an Embarrassing Parent?

Am I an Embarrassing Parent? I am in a dilemma, my daughter tells me I am too embarrassing on social media. Some of her friends appear to like/follow me though, but perhaps they’re just a bit more polite and haven’t told me the real truth? It’s ok, I also once… Read More »Am I an Embarrassing Parent?

What will make me happy today?

What will make me happy today? Social media is one of those modern scary ‘evils’ that has so many articles written about it, I’m not going to bore you with another one. I’m going to try and entertain you instead. Sadly, because I write on a blog, I ought to… Read More »What will make me happy today?

girl at night with little fairy lights

Writing about writing – in rhyming couplets

Writing about writing – in rhyming couplets   Why is it that at 11:05 my mind seems to wake and words come alive? A clutch of wise phrases befitting a sage demand to be scribbled down on a page. My brain is now buzzing, fizzing and bright The one problem… Read More »Writing about writing – in rhyming couplets

Transferring my website to SiteGround

On going Self Hosted on my Blog with SiteGround

A short story on my journey onto a self hosted site with SiteGround

Web Hosting with SiteGround

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For almost 18 months I treated blogging as a hobby, a guilty pleasure! (Weird how I felt guilty about taking time out from house hold chores and parenting to write, but it just felt so indulgent). About a week before the end of the kids’ summer holidays last year, when they were all set to go back to school and I was fed up with the thought of having no job to go to, I decided that it was time to become intentional, to make my blog my career. I just wasn’t sure how to go about making that a reality.

In order to have a fully customizable blog which I could add plugins to as well as link affilates from I needed to make some changes. I decided that if I love writing and blogging so much, why not try and see whether I couldn’t turn that love into a form of income.Read More »On going Self Hosted on my Blog with SiteGround