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Keeping Yourself Motivated and On Task as a Blogger

Blogging is many things to many people. For some, it’s a fun and rewarding hobby. For others, it’s a great side hustle that helps them to make a little extra pocket money on the side of their day job. For a few, it’s allowed them to give up their day jobs and make a living doing what they love most in the whole world. But whatever level of blogging you’re at right now, staying motivated and engaged in your writing can be a real challenge, especially if you’re writing on top of working a day job and / or raising […]

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What to do When Mum Blogging Goes Wrong

 **Collaborative post** When it comes to side hustles for mums, blogs often come top. This is one of those careers that’s supposedly the ideal way to make money when you have a family. Whether you blog about motherhood or something unrelated, it’s the perfect entrepreneurial route to finding balance in your home and work life at last. Or is it?  If you’re anything like most, you’re fast realising that, as your blog grows, so do the hours you have to put in. Suddenly, you’re having to cancel plans with the kids or invest in childcare just to keep up with […]

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Top Tips For Keeping Your Blog Safe

**collaborative post** If you’re a blogger then you will know and understand that your blog is one of the most important things in your life and could be your bread and butter for earning an income as well as sharing your thoughts, opinions, and tips on your passions. Unfortunately, there are people out there that don’t feel the same and don’t care about destroying the hard work that someone can put into a project. Know as hackers, nearly everyone has heard of them and some have unfortunately experienced the destruction they can leave behind. They often see a blog as […]

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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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My new blog header & a big thanks!

I’m very excited tonight to be blogging from my brand new, freshly designed blog. After months of planning with my husband, I’ve finally got the blog header of my dreams, and I love it.  I’ve been blogging now for almost three years. During that time, my blog has seen it’s fare share of ‘designs’. I use that term lightly, as in the beginning there wasn’t much of a design. It started as at many other blogs do, just a coloured background and a plain text header. It did the job to begin with, but it wasn’t long before I was […]

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