Happy 1st bloggy birthday!

Happy 1st bloggy birthday - Ever-changing Life of a MumA year ago today I launched my blog into the online world! Cue fireworks!

I set up this blog as a creative outlet after making the big decision in June last year to leave my full time communications job to focus on spending more time with my young family.

I had never been without a reason to write before, having worked as both a journalist and in public relations for the past 15 years. I needed to focus that energy somewhere, so this blog was it. My new passion, something I could take wherever I wanted.

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A letter to my 10-year-old daughter

To my daughter - Ever-changing Life of a Mum

To my darling daughter,

Ten years ago we welcomed you into the world, and our world became a better place for it. You were born with a head full of red hair and a bright personality to match, always seeming to know what you wanted from the world and having a way of making sure it found you.

As my first born, I stumbled along not really knowing if I was doing this parenting thing quite right, but you were loved and thriving so I knew I must be doing something right and I kept on heading in that direction.

As cliché as it sounds, the past 10 years have gone by amazingly quickly. I guess I’m feeling it even more this year as you enter double digits. I look at your newborn sister and realise just how much you have grown and the beautiful young lady you have become.

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