It is the conflict that underlies any family bloggers life, how much to discuss and disclose publicly and how much to keep back. You want to create content that is engaging and relevant to your readers, but you also want to protect the privacy of your family, especially that of your children. Luckily, there are some methods that can help you navigate this fine line. Read on to find out what they are.
Don’t use your kid’s names.
One of the most important things you can do as a family blogger, as http://beckyandpaula.com recommends, is to make sure that your kids’ names aren’t used on your site.…
I’m sick to the back teeth of being cooped up indoors, yet I cannot seem to cope with the cold. Thankfully the sun was shining this afternoon and whilst it was, we made the most of it, by getting out into the garden for some fun on the swings.
Swinging Into Spring
It was so lovely to watch the kids run about, screeching and screaming as they hopped from the swings to the slide, huge smiles plastered across their faces. It’s amazing how much difference just getting outside and escaping from the ‘four wall fortress’ can make to your day, your mind suddenly feels a little lighter and the weight from your shoulders seems to lift for a moment.…
Everybody knows that having a baby affects your household. The quirky minimalist decor you used to cherish changes dramatically to make room for all the baby gear you need. Besides, you have to baby-proof sharp corners, sockets, electric cables, and cabinets that contain chemical products.
But what only a few realise is that adopting a pet demands just as much household transformations. Indeed, if you are to keep your furry friend healthy and satisfied, you need to make sacrifices in your decor, style and even lifestyle. So, if you’ve fallen in love with a pup with a charming personality and plenty of energy, here are the most surprising ways in which they will transform your home routine.…
Play-dough will forever be one of my favoured rainy day activities, which I happily continue to partake within even now at the age of thirty-something. Whilst most children are busy obsessing over slime or play putty, our kids are quite happy to sit and to play with homemade play-dough for hours on end.
J is almost ten, yet he still enjoys rolling, moulding and modelling play-dough, as for his sister – she cannot get enough of it! Modelling and sculpting dough is such an incredibly, therapeutic activity which seems to bring peace to our household. Should we have had a rough day or perhaps one of the kids may be feeling slightly ’emosh’, play-dough seems to be the perfect solution.…
Welcome to another week of the #MySundaySnapshot blog series, a recently launched blog-linky which you are very welcome to join. Click here for further information and guidelines upon this linky should you wish to take part. Thanks to all those that have taken part over the past few weeks, it was been such a pleasure perusing through your photos, I look forward to viewing many more.
Life is a peculiar and perplex exercise, we too and fro from one emotion to the next never quite knowing what to expect. In moments of darkness, it is always wise to remember that the sun often hides behind the clouds and its light will eventually return.…