How my blog gained its first sponsored content – it was simpler than you might think

My story begins in June in London. I was there to participate in the Bloggers Bash, an international meet-up and conference for bloggers from all walks of life. Suzie of Suzie Speaks approached the front of the room. I'd followed Suzie for a while, I knew she'd walked away from a teaching career and had … Continue reading How my blog gained its first sponsored content – it was simpler than you might think

My Secret Addiction and 6 Amazing Photo Apps

If you'd asked me a few years ago if I had any addictions, I would have said no. I told myself I didn't have an addictive personality. It turns out I just hadn't found my drug of choice - photo editing apps. Like any drug dealer, these developers hooked me with the easy fix. Here … Continue reading My Secret Addiction and 6 Amazing Photo Apps

How to write with kids under 10 without losing your mind

Okay, so my headline is somewhat misleading. If you are attempting to write more than the occasional thank you note or note to the teacher about how very disappointed you were to learn of your normally charming daughter, Jenny's decision to cut friend Mary's hair in class, or why the teacher shouldn't be alarmed when your … Continue reading How to write with kids under 10 without losing your mind