Family Life

Lifting the Cabin Fever – The Ordinary Moments

This week has been half term, and it’s been a funny one. I usually love half term, and I’m sure the kids do too. It’s a well needed break from the school routine, a chance to recuperate and spend some time together as a family. But like I said, this week has been a funny week. I had pre half term fantasies of lots of nice walks in the cool February sun, hot chocolates in front of the fire, cuddles under the blanket watching some Harry Potter and other nice things. Those plans didn’t quite materialise though. On Monday I […]

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Family Life

My Dream Horse with Petplan Equine

As a child I loved horses and ponies. I spent many an evening playing with my favourite pony toys after school, dreaming that one day I could own a real horse of my own. Each year when asked what I wanted for my birthday, I would always reply “a horse”. To silence my requests, my auntie told me if I was good she’d buy me a horse for my 12th birthday. I never forgot about that. I was thoroughly disappointed when my 12th birthday rolled around and I didn’t receive that special gift. Now I’m the proud mum of a […]

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A Visitor – The Ordinary Moments

Last week my mam came to visit us from England. Since moving to Northern Ireland seven years ago, I’ve seen my mam only a handful of times. That’s the problem when you are separated by a body of water, it’s not so easy to visit. It’s not as easy as getting a return on the train and meeting up for the day, or taking a drive on a day off. Visits now tend to be reserved for special occasions, usually Christmas. Unfortunately this Christmas the cost of plane travel was too much, meaning my mam couldn’t visit over the holiday […]

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Anxiety & Mental Health, The Anxiety Diaries

Coping with Anxiety in the Car – Guest Post

Hello everyone, welcome back to The Anxiety Diaries guest post series. I’ve had a great response to the previous two guest posts, which you can read here if you haven’t already. This week I’m featuring the lovely Katy from Katykicker.com. Katy is a full time work from home mum. She writes about how to make and save money online, alongside snippets of her family life. Today she’s sharing some tips on coping with anxiety in the car. I’m known for being organised, motivated and driven. I am somebody that never lets much stand in my way. However, I have a […]

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2017 blogging goals
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My 2017 Blogging Goals

Last year I made the decision to make more of my blog. The blog started as a hobby, and still remains a hobby, but it’s so much more than that now. I decided 2017 would be the year I start to take things seriously here at BloggerMummyLauren. I’ve seen many people posting their blogging goals for the year, and thought it would be a good idea. Writing down my goals holds me accountable, and gives me something to refer back to when I’m losing focus. I know I’m late to the New Year goals party, it is the middle of […]

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