#DayInTheLife: The Smallest of Things 1

  Amy is a first time mummy to her beautiful daughter, living in a lovely village in Hertfordshire. She blogs as a way to document her family’s life together. You can read Amy’s blog here. This is a day in Amy’s life: Scarlett wakes any time between 7 and half 8 (or like the other […]



Reasons to be Cheerful 2015-03-26

    How has your week been? Been up to much? I’ve been… working! But it’s been fun! Here are my reasons to be cheerful this week: S Is Happy! – I know I have this as one of my reasons every week… but hey, it’s my bloody blog. S is moving rooms at nursery. […]

15 Ways to Increase Your Blog Traffic 1

Everybody wants more traffic on their blog, right? Here are 15 ideas for how you can increase the traffic to your blog. 1. Follow your fellow bloggers on Twitter and Facebook and interact with them there, as well as on their blog. The more someone feels they “know” you, the more interested they will be […]


Wordless Wednesday

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It’s Wordless Wednesday!   Do you have a photo post to link up this week? An InLinkz Link-up <div align=”center”> <a href=”http://www.singlemotherahoy.com/tag/wordless-wednesday/” title=”Wordless Wednesday”><img src=”http://www.singlemotherahoy.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Wordless-Wednesday-150×150.png” alt=”Single Mother Ahoy Wordless Wednesday”>   Thank you for visiting! If you have enjoyed this post, I would love if you’d nominate me for a Brilliance in Blogging Award. Click […]

#LovelyBlogs: Is Your Blog Lovely? 7

  Martyn from Inside Martyn’s Thoughts has been doing a fantastic Lent challenge, where he picks a different blogger every day and highlights them on Twitter. I was featured last week and it really made my day. At the end of the week, he does a round-up post on his blog, where he writes about each […]



A Snapshot from Our Weekend 2015-03-24 3

On Saturday, Big S came to visit. We were very excited about this. Here is a photo of Little S waiting for Big S to arrive. We had a lovely afternoon with Big S and went out for lunch. Just as Big S was leaving, we decided to attempt a few photos. We had a […]

#DayInTheLife: Grethe Tozer 2

    Grethe is a single mother of seven children, two of whom have special needs. Her days are busy, to say the least! You can read more about Grethe’s life at Life on Planet G. This is a day in Grethe’s life: This is a typical day in our life. I’ve picked Wednesday because […]


Birthday Present Shopping

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  I can’t believe I’m writing this, but my teeny, tiny baby turns 3 in a couple of weeks. I have no idea where that time has gone. For her first and second birthdays, the decision as to what her present would be was entirely mine. She didn’t understand the concept of birthdays, and definitely […]

Weekly Weigh In #4 4

If I’m honest, this week has been a bit crap. Despite my massive weight loss last week, I sort of hit a wall mentally this week. Not just with diet and exercise, but with my entire life. On Wednesday I ended up in bed by 8pm feeling like death, and although I’ve kept on top […]



Book Review: Elizabeth is Missing 17

I bought a copy of Elizabeth is Missing in the 3 Paperbacks for £10 deal on Amazon. I bought it purely because I liked the look of the cover; I knew nothing about it… but I’m so glad I did! This is the story of Maud, and told in the first person from her perspective. Dementia […]