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I Love World Book Day

Yeah, yeah, I know. Plenty of people hate World Book Day – or at least, they hate the outlandish demands for costumes from schools, the “themed events”, the pressure for outfits to be the best, most home-made, most intricate creation in the playground. I understand that. But I love World […]


Family Festival Fun At Geronimo!

January, we meet again. From where I’m writing, I can see out of the window. It’s cold, drizzly and grim… typical January weather. Memories of cosy, crisp December days feel like they happened a million years ago, and the warmth and sunshine of summer feels a lifetime away. I like […]


So, What’s New?

Goodbye 2016, Hello 2017! After my blogging break for most of December while I got married (more on that later!), I am back and ready to take on 2017 with a new outlook on blogging. My 2016 goals mostly consisted of monetising The Speed Bump. Plenty of bloggers do it, […]


Young Parent Blogger List

One of the first things I did when I found out I was pregnant; before I’d even set up The Speed Bump, was look for other young parent bloggers. I wanted to read other people’s experiences; to be inspired and reassured that everything was going to be alright. At that […]


I Choose Love 4 Comments

Humans have been given plenty of choices lately. One of the wonderful things about democracy is that we are all given a say in how our country moves forwards. Unfortunately, it doesn’t always go our way. I’ll put my cards on the table now and say that as a young […]