The secret of my success

The title of this post is tongue in cheek but Sophie's Voice is celebrating at the moment. As some of you may know, I made it to number 7 on the Brand dot Blog top 100 lifestyle blogs for 2016 last week. I filled in my details so that I could be considered for PR … Continue reading The secret of my success

Outfit Of The Day

As usual, when it comes to an outfit of the day, I'm giving two options because my day is going to be broken up into my duties as mother and my work. Firstly, my school run / domestic bliss outfit. I'm banking on the weather not being horrible again. That may, or - more likely … Continue reading Outfit Of The Day

Letter from the Editor

As you obviously already know, I have a little website. It's pretty good - if I say so myself - and kind of going places. Sophie's Voice operates on multiple social media channels and is designed for multifaceted readers with eclectic tastes. In the new year, things are changing and I'm going to have to … Continue reading Letter from the Editor

Day 17 of the Blogtober Challenge – my top tips for new bloggers

Put simply...just write. It's all I can say. Many people gave me advice on how to make a blog readable and it all came down to 'use your own voice'. Well, to make a voice sing beautifully, you have to exercise it. Also, and it's obvious when you think about it, if you don't write … Continue reading Day 17 of the Blogtober Challenge – my top tips for new bloggers

Dear Future Me…

I'm afraid I don't have much time - this imaginary bubble is bound to be burst any minute now. I have the opportunity to ask you some questions on assignment for the Blogtober Challenge. I've no more direction than that so I'm a little bit rudderless. I thought about being horribly practical with this question (you … Continue reading Dear Future Me…

Jay Miranda, a blogger I admire – Day 15 of the Blogtober Challenge

Without a doubt, the blogger who got me interested in writing Sophie's Voice most is Jay Miranda. She's best known as a fashion blogger but she also writes the odd article about motherhood. and Hispano-American politics. When I started I thought that I would write about fashion most of the time - following on from the … Continue reading Jay Miranda, a blogger I admire – Day 15 of the Blogtober Challenge

Day 12 of the Blogtober Challenge – my favourite resource…and how I’ve grown since I started blogging

I started blogging because I became isolated after having my first baby. I was content to live in a state of 'shut in-ness' for almost two years after my eldest daughter was born but I realised that I didn't want my life to be held on hiatus until my kids left for college pretty quickly … Continue reading Day 12 of the Blogtober Challenge – my favourite resource…and how I’ve grown since I started blogging

Behind the scenes of Sophie’s Voice

Goodness. Behind the scenes of Sophie's Voice. I barely know where to start... Okay, Sophie's Voice is run from my desk. In my bedroom. Or from the kitchen table. Or on the move from my phone or tablet. It's not very professional - it's managed in time with my family members' lives and my (very) … Continue reading Behind the scenes of Sophie’s Voice

Day 8 of the Blogtober Challenge – share your favourite apps

Due to a sickly baby, I have completed almost all of my Blogtober Challenge posts from my smartphone thus far. At times like this I would be screwed without apps. I blog on several social media channels. One of them has only just gone ahead with a website so I will have to shortlist that. … Continue reading Day 8 of the Blogtober Challenge – share your favourite apps

Day 6 of the Blogtober Challenge – share your outfit of the day

After my post on day 3 of the Blogtober Challenge - My Everyday Essentials - I realised that I'm in danger of wearing a uniform. That's okay, per se - but I want more. I don't want to part crowds because of my sartorial choices...I just wouldn't mind getting a few admiring comments about my … Continue reading Day 6 of the Blogtober Challenge – share your outfit of the day