Inspired, Excited and Heavily Caffeinated: BritMums Live 2013

I’ll admit it; I’m surprised. I went to BritMums Live expecting the mighty Allsopp to be my conference highlight, but came away genuinely inspired by Katie Piper. Wow. That girl is amazing. If you don’t know her story, well, it’s not a nice one in the slightest (you can read Katie’s story on her charity’s website), but it really puts life into perspective. She is proof that you can turn your life around, and turn such a horrific experience into a positive if you put your mind to it. The above quote really struck a chord. I’m tired of feeling restrained in life; I’m not reaching my full potential. I’ve got so much creativity stored up inside me waiting to be set free. I’m going to make my life, and our life as a family, outstanding. 

I’ve come away from BritMums Live motivated, inspired and buzzing. And that’s not just from all the tea I’ve consumed over the past 30 hour period! This excitement and enthusiasm isn’t just about my blog, although it will be a huge contributing factor to what I’m about to say: 

I’m going to write my book. 

I’ve been talking about it since the beginning of the year as a concept, but after an amazing session with Luigi Bonomi (that man is just brilliant) I’m going to put my covering letter, proposal and structure together and send it to him. Could this be the start of a new, and much more appropriate, career for me? I jolly well hope so.

More about BritMums Live to follow – I just wanted to share this with you as I’m feeling so passionate about this. I’ve got to stop making excuses and get on with it, as I know it’s a fabulous concept that you’re all going to love!

I’m getting my craft on today, so stay tuned tomorrow for a new Make, Do and Push! Step-by-step tutorial. 

Have a great Sunday! 

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  1. Stephanie

    23rd June 2013 at 9:11 am

    Sounds amazing, I really want to go next year. Look forward to hearing more about your journey. Also I love your blog header – so pretty!

    1. Hannah

      24th June 2013 at 1:39 pm

      Thanks Stephanie ๐Ÿ™‚ Definitely come next year – it was so much fun! xx

  2. Lorna

    23rd June 2013 at 9:27 am

    Wow- cant wait to hear more! Book, Britmums Live and your crafty tutorial! I so want to go next year too and aim to start up my blog again. Love your blog Hannah ๐Ÿ˜‰ you’ve inspired me loads too xx

    1. Hannah

      24th June 2013 at 1:39 pm

      Thanks so much Lorna ๐Ÿ™‚ Please do start your blog up again – I can’t wait to get reading! xx

  3. Mummy Plum

    23rd June 2013 at 8:35 pm

    I love your writing so I’m sure your book will be fabulous. Go for it ( and please do share your progress, would love to know how you get on.) x

    1. Hannah

      24th June 2013 at 1:40 pm

      I will ๐Ÿ™‚ And hopefully your book will be written by then too? ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

  4. Mylittleacorns

    23rd June 2013 at 9:26 pm

    Amazing! Go for it, girl…can’t wait to hear more about it xx

    1. Hannah

      24th June 2013 at 1:40 pm

      Thanks love ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

  5. Franglaise Mummy

    24th June 2013 at 3:18 pm

    I feel the same way and wrote that quote down too! It was lovely to meet you there x

    1. Hannah

      24th June 2013 at 3:32 pm

      It was lovely to meet you too! Such an inspirational quote ๐Ÿ™‚ xx

  6. Lauren

    25th June 2013 at 9:50 am

    Oh how exciting!
    Was lovely to meet you. Wish I’d got to talk to you more though xx

    1. Hannah

      25th June 2013 at 9:41 pm

      It was so lovely to meet you too! Hope you’re ok xx

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