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I’m Saying Goodbye to Blogging…

…for a couple of weeks. I need a little time to invest in my family, and get my head back into gear. Januray was really hard. I’m feeling much more the thing but I’ve come down from the adrenaline-run with a bit of a thump.  

goodbye I'll be back soon

There will still be a few scheduled posts during this down time, and I’ll be monitoring my email if you want to talk to me about anything. And of course, Apple, if you want to send me a free ipad to review, feel free to contact me. 😉

You know, I may lose readers and my online rating may fall but that’s okay. While I love this online part of my life and it’s really hard to walk away, I need to step back for a small time to focus on my family, and get myself back to a place where I can think clearly again.  I’ll be back like a tall daisy on a warm day, fresh with my face drinking in the sun.

What to look forward to:

* Be A Fun Mum is having a makeover thanks to Kate of Picklebums

* Opportunity to contribute from readers

* Fun ideas

* Craft

* Inspiration

* Love the Moment Challenges

* Giveaways

* Fashion

* Home ideas

* Food

* The honesty you’ve come to expect from me

I love what Be A Fun Mum has become and I contribute much of that to you, my readers. Thank you. Thank you for your encouragement, for joining my parenting journey and telling me about yours.  If you have anything to contribute or ideas to share, please leave me a comment below or email me.

Be A Fun Mum is not about me. It about us. Let’s make it all we can!

I’ll be seeing you…

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39 Comments

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    Trish @ my little drummers
    February 15, 2011 at 11:37 pm

    I hope you enjoy a well deserved break x

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    Christie
    February 15, 2011 at 11:38 pm

    It is good to rest, renew, restore. Enjoy your family time x

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    suburp
    February 15, 2011 at 11:42 pm

    🙂 it’s only good for us when we also know when to stop ..
    hope you’ll be back soon though!

    also, if I may say so, I always thought that your very pretty header would stand out more on a lighter background (even white.. ) – looking forward to the new design.
    take care, see us soon! x

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    Tracy
    February 15, 2011 at 11:44 pm

    Have a good rest and enjoy spending time with your family.

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    Cyndi
    February 16, 2011 at 4:59 am

    Have a good break and reconnect with life, love and family.

    I’ll be waiting for the next installment!

    Cyndi
    xx

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    Carolyne Thornton
    February 16, 2011 at 6:54 am

    Enjoy the break Kelly, we’ll still be here when you get back! Carolyne 🙂

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    Nicole
    February 16, 2011 at 6:56 am

    See you again soon Kell. May God bless the time you spend with Him and your family 🙂

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    Martine
    February 16, 2011 at 7:24 am

    Having set up my new blog only 2 weeks ago I am a very newbie, but enjoyed the inspiration and insight from your blog and look forwad to your return. Enjoy the break. Martine

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    Bonnie
    February 16, 2011 at 7:28 am

    I will miss your posts while you’re gone but I applaud your ability to step away when you need to. God bless you as you refocus on Him and your family Kelly.

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    BookChook
    February 16, 2011 at 7:29 am

    Loving the break; looking forward to the return!

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    Jo Larcom
    February 16, 2011 at 7:30 am

    Hi Kelly
    I really enjoy reading your blog and can relate to so much of it. Enjoy your break and your family and I look forward to your return.

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    Melissa
    February 16, 2011 at 7:30 am

    I love how you always focus on the things that matter most. We’ll miss you Kelly, but will be waiting for you with open arms when you’re back. As I’m sure all your readers will be x

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    cate
    February 16, 2011 at 7:36 am

    enjoy the time with family!

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    Peace Mitchell
    February 16, 2011 at 7:39 am

    Sending love to you Kelly, enjoy your break we’ll all still be here when you get back,
    Peace xxx

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    Christine Bunn
    February 16, 2011 at 7:51 am

    Good girl 🙂 xo

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    Nanny Long,
    February 16, 2011 at 8:00 am

    Have a good break Kelly,I will miss reading your Bloggs,But I admire you for taking a step back ,Enjoy it Love NANNY

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    Meegan
    February 16, 2011 at 8:19 am

    Best wishes Kelly and have a lovely break. As my Mum always says to me “Make time for your family and time for you! – very important!! 😉

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    Nicole Grant
    February 16, 2011 at 8:32 am

    What a great idea! You are setting a great example to others, who may also need to do the same. Looking forward to your return!

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    Stacey K
    February 16, 2011 at 8:39 am

    Kelly a tear came to my eye when I saw the title but was relieved to see that you will be back. You are such an inspiration & your honesty about the struggles you go through with parenting makes your blog a place to go back to during my dark days to remind myself that we aren’t the only ones & we will get through this period. I hope you find the strength you are looking for. Wishing you joy & good fortune. S

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    Helen
    February 16, 2011 at 8:39 am

    Enjoy your family time, and we will all be here if and when you do get back 🙂 xx

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    Ella
    February 16, 2011 at 9:06 am

    Enjoy your time with your family and ill be here when you get back xxxx

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    Erin
    February 16, 2011 at 9:12 am

    Enjoy the time with your family, Kelly. I will still be waiting, but take as much time as you need – family comes first! They are lucky to have such a wonderful fun mum.

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    Annette
    February 16, 2011 at 9:59 am

    Enjoy your posts and look forward to your return. Hope you enjoy your time to with your family and have a lovely break. God bless you.

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    Claudette Betterridge
    February 16, 2011 at 10:18 am

    Enjoy your break Kelly. It will be great to see you back here bigger and brighter than ever when you are ready.

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    Casey
    February 16, 2011 at 10:21 am

    Kelly,
    We all deserve a break now and then and with the amount of time and energy you put into your blog there is no doubt you need to renew your batteries a little. Enjoy the break, know that we in your online world will miss you and be looking forward to your return. Hopefully by the time you are back I will have by new blog up and running http://www.milkncookies.info and I will be able to share with you what you have inspired me to do.
    Happy holidaying
    Casey

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    katepickle
    February 16, 2011 at 11:41 am

    It’s always good to take a break when you need one…. and you know that they say “A Change is as good as a holiday”…. you’ll be back better than ever soon!

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    Julie
    February 16, 2011 at 11:45 am

    Have a good break Kelly. I pray that God will use this time to give you rest and re-focus on your family and on Him. Look forward to your return.

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    Wendy Francis
    February 16, 2011 at 12:24 pm

    I’ll hold my breath until you come back…… so don’t take long or i’ll turn blue…..

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    Alissa
    February 16, 2011 at 12:34 pm

    Kelly, enjoy your break and take all the time you need!! I’m sure everyone, like me will be here waiting excitedly for your return. Thanks for being true to yourself and to us, your readers!!

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    Michelle Dennis Evans
    February 16, 2011 at 12:41 pm

    Love that you are taking time out! Enjoy. Be blessed. Be enriched.
    See you on the other side.
    And maybe one day we’ll meet!
    xx

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    Marita
    February 16, 2011 at 1:30 pm

    Take care of you.

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    Kim Lawrence
    February 16, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    Kelly enjoy your time with your family – thats really what its all about anyway. We will all still be here when you get back and look forward to hearing about your time in the ‘real’ world 😉 Take care of yourself and especially your babies x

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    Alice
    February 16, 2011 at 5:18 pm

    Have a good break! I’m sure you’ll feel refreshed. Praying that God gives you a sense of making all things new for you. xx GB

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    SuperParents
    February 17, 2011 at 4:42 pm

    I’ll be waiting for you, Kel. Colin

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    SquiggleMum
    February 17, 2011 at 7:13 pm

    Good on you Kell. I know how hard it is to take a break, but it is so refreshing. You are much loved here on the interwebs. We’ll be back here when you are 🙂

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    Lilian
    February 20, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Sorry to hear that, Kelly but you gotta do what you gotta do.

    Take care… and hope to see you back soon.

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    katie b
    February 21, 2011 at 8:26 am

    hey kelly, looking forward to seeing a new you, i acciedently fell into a small holiday from blogging last week while i was waiting for my internet carrier to chanege 1.5 weeks later lol, i used the time to spend with jordy my 2 yo, while his brothers were at school, it was unreal time and just what i needed i also got my house into a little organised chaos =)
    Looking forward to seeing your new blog

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    Ann
    February 27, 2011 at 2:32 pm

    Hi Kelly – just read your post and I think a break is good. I took a break from blogging over Jan (easy to do as kids on holidays!) and Ive stepped back a from the blogging community over the last few months. Felt a bit worn out by it all
    and need the break. Having come back in Feb – with changes in place that needed to be made – Im feeling refreshed. Am sure you will too.

    Have fun.

    Ann

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