Friends, freebies and food for thought at Britmums Live 2015

 

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last couple of days, you’ll know that this weekend saw one of the UK’s biggest blogging events – Britmums Live in London. I had never been before (although I bought a ticket last year and then promptly forgot the date and booked a holiday at the same time – d’oh!).

Last year I avidly scrolled through the photos, watching other bloggers get the chance to meet, bond, laugh and relax. For some it was a rare opportunity to have a day (or two) off the otherwise endless round of parenting duties, for some it was the opportunity to improve their knowledge of everything from working with brands to branding themselves. As soon as Britmums 2014 was over I immediately booked myself a ‘Super Early-bird’ ticket for BML 2015 – I just knew it was something I wanted to be a part of.

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Bridesmaids, Vaccines and a Silver Necklace #littleloves

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Bit of a huge fail on this category this week as I haven’t really found the time to pick up my book all week (and to be honest after back to back chapters of The Girl on the Train I think my eyes needed a break!) although I have read plenty of blog posts, my favourites being Tim’s Wednesday Words of Wisdom based on the premise “If you want to succeed, double your failure rate” which has really made me reflect on how I’ve been approaching a lot of my life up to now, and A journey in June by Louise at Touchline Dad and Mother in the Middle who always writes so beautifully and made me cry a bit.

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