About Me

Me & Daisy...x

Me & Daisy…

  Firstly, thank you for finding me and my blog!

  I am a mum of two beautiful children (aged 4 and 1) and have two fantastic stepsons (aged 11 and 8) so to say we have a busy household is an understatement! Family life is the most important thing to me. Being a  mummy and spending time with my gorgeous husband and children, is the most precious gift I could have ever been given.

I have learnt that in life, a lot of things are limited. Apart from love. Which can grow. Infinitely.

Living in Dorset, I was a teacher for 15 years: it was a job which I absolutely loved. Yes, there are many issues within the politics of education but ultimately, I entered into teaching because I love working with children. Seeing the look on a child’s face when it ‘clicks’ or when the light bulb moment finally appears, is one to cherish, knowing that you helped that child on their journey. I would love to think that I have had an impact and made a lasting impression on at least one child that I have taught and that they think of me when they are older and look back on their time at school.  Then I would know I had succeeded.

However, I have since had a major career change. I now work from home as a Social Media Marketing and Content Manager. I also tutor children on a 1:1 basis in English and Maths. I adore my new life. I am now in control and I get to take my little boy to school. I will never miss a Sports Day, Celebration Assembly or Nativity. I can read a bedtime story without rushing. I am the one who now gets to see the developmental milestone moments of my daughter.

No Sunday night blues … It’s wonderful.

In all honesty, I’m a girly girl. I love shoes, make-up, jewellery, music, celeb gossip and food. Much to the delight of my husband, I also love Football and to the amusement of my friends, I enjoy watching the Darts! My friends are incredibly important to me and I pride myself on being a supportive friend who can lend an ear or give advice.

  I decided to write this blog as I love writing and I wanted a way of documenting the adventures and journeys that my little family get up to. I aim to share with you the things in my life, that I love. The things which I think you might love too. We will share with you our highs, our successes, our fears. We love family days out, travel and eating out. We love being outdoors; you will most likely find us at the beach or among nature.

I have written guest posts for the Paultons Park website, I am a MAMA Academy Ambassador, Sassy Bloom Ambassador and a Blogs for Babies Resident Blogger and most recently was selected to be part of the official H&A Bathtime Fun Squad, 2015. I can proudly say that I have also been selected to be on the Parent Panel for Parent Friendly Stays.

Please feel free to contact me or leave a comment.

You can also find me on Twitter here, Facebook here , Instagram here or Pinterest here.

And finally…

The happiest of people don’t necessarily have the best of everything. They just make the most of everything that comes their way.

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9 thoughts on “About Me

  1. I agree with you wholeheartedly… what a mess the education system is right now. Did you feel systems were in a much better place when you began teaching or just better than now?

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  2. Hi Ali, I love your quote at the end. I need to have a word with myself some days and repeat that mantra! I’m still getting through year 1 of my first baby, so things can get a little fraught! Lovely blog x

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  3. Hi Ali, you must have such a hectic life with four little people in the house! Have just been having a look around Kids Corner, what a beautiful letter to Harley 🙂

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  4. Loved reading your about me page, such an insight into your life. Your household definaty sounds hectic, I bet you’re kept on your toes. Your very lucky to have a job that allows you to work from home and be there for your children. I sometimes wish I had got into teaching its sounds so rewarding but the pressure teachers are under nowadays is incrediabke!

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  5. The quote at the end sums it up! I bet your family and friends are very thankful that you’re in their lives. You’re so positive and cheeful; so friendly and approachable; so easy going and delightful – these and more are what oozes out to me. Definitely glad you’re one of my ‘blogeeps’. Thanks for your support with my 1st linky; so glad you joined in. Hopefully see again on Monday, if you can, when the second one opens.

    To so many more amazing things in the year ahead! #SoFAL

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