Blogging

As Toby reaches 21 months old, I'm 38 weeks 3 days pregnant. Here' how toddler and bump are getting on!

38 Weeks Pregnant With Baby Girl Bump and 21 Month Old Toddler Toby // Our Family

Today Toby turned 21 months old and I am now 38 weeks and 3 days pregnant with baby girl, so with 11 short days until my due date and our gorgeous boy reaching a new month for the last time as our only child, I thought a joint update was in order! Being 38 weeks pregnant alongside having a 21 month old toddler isn’t always the easiest, but I wouldn’t have it any other way and I love them both so much.

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With blogging awards season in full swing, I'd love nominations in the Brilliance in Blogging and Mum and Dad Awards!

Blogging Awards Season // Do I Deserve Your Nomination?

This is the first year since I started blogging that I feel like I actually have even the slightest clue as to what I’m doing! I feel comfortable and happy with how my blog looks, my voice, my writing style and the amazing opportunities I’ve been lucky enough to have. We’re now a week or so into the nominations part of the big blogging awards season and with nominations going in thick and fast for both the Tots 100 MADs and BritMums BiBs, I’ve decided to hold my breath, tell you all about them and hit publish!

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What Being A Blogger Means To Me // As a small fish in a huge ocean, I'm thinking about what blogging means to me and whether it bothers me that, after two years, I'm not 'making it'

What Being A Blogger Means To Me

I’ve been blogging for a little over 2 years now and being a blogger does mean a lot to me, it’s become an intrinsic part of me and my identity. With my gradual wind down towards baby girl’s arrival, alongside a lot of sleepless nights, I’ve had some time to think about my blog, being a blogger and what I want from it moving forward.

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Changes to Social Media News Feeds to Algorithm-Based Content // Is This The Death Of Social Media?

Is This The Death Of Social Media? // Algorithms Versus Chronology

I awoke this morning to the news that Instagram is going to be changing to an algorithm based timeline rather than the current chronological order. What does this mean? Well basically – like their parent social media platform Facebook – the default settings for what you see on your feed will be that you see things Instagram believes you most want to see based on your previous ‘liked’ posts and things that are popular or trending. Is this the death of social media? It kind of feels like it to me.

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