Followers of my blog know that I started Jump! Mag just under a year ago, because I was so frustrated at not being able to find decent magazines for my 10 year old daughter. We had[...]
If you have a business or a blog to publicise, you might be told that linking Facebook and Twitter accounts will save you time. It will, but it will also annoy some of yo[...]
No, Barclays. This is NOT how I see my daughter's relationship with her father.
I have been known to throw things at the TV when that advert co[...]
Could you do a day without technology, Joanne Mallon asked.
'Nooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo', I shrieked, while clutching my iPhone close to my chest.
Would you like to use Social Media to publicizeyour small business, but are unsure where to start?
Are you returning to work after Maternity Leave and are worried about the[...]
For any self-published authors out there - I have blogged on Off The Shelf Book Promotions about publicising your book on Twitter. This post gives basic Twitter tips for writers, t[...]
Most schools offer good advice, and have policies in place to tackle cyberbullying, but what about the wider implications of our kids being the first Social Media Generation?
Kenyan girls don't go to school because they don't have access to sanitary protection.
When I first read that, I thought there must be some mistake. Something that[...]
The comparison between raising girls vs raising boys is one that I have been making these past years. My children have conformed pretty well to the 'gender stereotyping' by being s[...]
Would you enable a drunk driver? Would you drive drunk?
I am guessing that most of us would say no to these questions, but when Confused.com set out to test this theory, ev[...]
It is a familiar ritual at this time of year. I connect my iPod to the computer and transfer my Christmas playlist. All the old favourites are there, ready to be played on a loop f[...]
When Mary Robinson speaks, people listen.
Not because she is the former President of Ireland, and the former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, but because she is an inspir[...]
Do you know someone who has died of cancer? Most of us do. If not a close relative, then a friend, or a neighbour, a colleague or a business acquaintance. When I was [...]
Started a blog for your business or have a campaign to promote with Social Media? It may look complicated, but just follow these six simple steps.
I met Vivian in Nairobi. We were told that we were to meet a young woman who had narrowly escaped Female Genital Circumcision (FGM), a practice that is barbaric[...]
Numbers are funny things, aren't they?
If I said a house I bought a house in London that cost £287,000, then you would know that it was not a particularly posh area [...]
'Woman denied a termination dies in hospital'
I was making my breakfast while checking Twitter when this headline caught my eye.
I opened the link, to the Irish[...]
Panel discussion at the Mumsnet Blogfest 2012, headed by Eleanor Mills, Times Online journalist
The word ‘troll’ for a person who comments on blogs or on[...]
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