Does Swearing Have A Place In Blog Posts?

The other day on Facebook, there was much discussion about the aged chestnut that is the “should bloggers write for free” question. One response in…

Why Blogging About Your Job Is Not Your Best Career Move

Just lately, there have been several instances on Facebook where bloggers have questioned whether it is wise to blog about your job. My answer to this…

Is Your Boss A Scrooge? Here’s 12 Gifts Employees Would Appreciate.

When I was working in the law firm, the festive period was heralded by the appearance on reception of a tin of Quality Street (other…

The Apprentice 2015 – The Egos Have Landed

I have to say I have high hopes for this series, particularly since Nick Hewer’s eyebrow raise has been replaced by Claude Littner’s scathing brand…

Do You Have What It Takes To Become A Landlord?

So, you’re thinking of becoming a landlord. It isn’t easy. You might think that all you need to do is get a buy to let…

Creating A Healthy Work Space

I’ve been blogging on and off for a couple of years now but it’s only really since March this year that Mother Distracted has become what…

Blog Break Time

I’m taking a little break from blogging to spend some time with the hubby and kids, so normal service will be resumed shortly. If you…

A Mummy Blogger’s Guilt

Recovering from Britmums Live 2015 and still marvelling at the sheer volume of mummy bloggers, their chutzpah, their confidence and their blogging prowess, I am…

I’m Going To BritMums Live 2015!

Yes I’m going for the first time and I can’t wait to meet many of the bloggers I’ve ‘met’ through Social Media. So, joining in…

Advertising Won’t Help Your Hotel If Your Service is Fawlty

It baffles me sometimes that hotel chains will spend vast amounts on TV advertising campaigns without management ensuring that the hotels they hope will benefit…

Shared Parental Leave Comes Into Force 1st December 2014

From 1st December 2014, Shared Parental Leave will come into force.  It will enable mothers, fathers, partners and adopters to choose how to share time…