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  • The MADS – Best New Blog – Please Nominate me

    Tots 100 Awards

    Hi Everyone!

    I’ve been seeing a lot of tweets about the upcoming MAD (Mums And Dads) Blogging Awards, part of the Tots 100 website –MAD Blog Awards. So I decided to have a read about them. There are so many blogs I love but of course like everyone, I have my favourites who I will certainly be nominating.

    But I was really excited to see an award for Best New Blog, and I thought….  maybe I could try for a nomination. This award would celebrate any blogs that are 12 months old or less on the date of the awards, for which Beauty Baby and Me qualifies.

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    Obviously I’ve never put myself forward for anything like this before, but I would absolutely love to be nominated for this. So, why should you nominate and vote for me….

    I am a really honest writer and I think that is something all my readers will agree with. I don’t hold back and I guess you could say I am quite an emotional writer; I wear my heart on my sleeve. But I think this is the beauty of my blog (no pun intended). I think it makes my readers resonate with me and identify with all the challenges that being a new mum brings. I always find it comforting to read someone is going through the same struggles or frustrations as me and its wonderful to think my writing helps others in the same way.

    It sounds almost stupid but my blog means the world to me. It’s my second baby (after Josh of course). I am so proud of the comments I’ve received on my posts, and the support my amazing fellow bloggers have given me. I love being able to write about things that are important to me but also that other new Mums can identify with and find solace in. We’re all in this journey together, blogging and motherhood, so the support we give one another is so important.

    I’ve been on a massive journey since starting my blog last summer, both in terms of writing and blogging and of course with the arrival of my beautiful baby son. My life has changed for the better; I got myself out of an dark period in my life, I spoke out about suffering with depression, I accepted the help given, I’ve now been blessed with a beautiful baby boy and I have an entirely positive and grateful outlook on life. And I think that is reflected in my style of writing. So if you’ve enjoyed reading my blog and shared my journey it would mean more than you could possibly know if you nominated me for Best New Blog here: MAD Blog Award Nominations

    MAD Blog Celebrate Blogs

    And in the spirit of sharing the blogging love, I can’t wait to nominate some of the fabulous bloggers I follow and support for these awards. There are some amazing writers out there and of course there are hundreds and hundreds of bloggers. Some may wonder why I’d put myself out there for a nomination at this early stage of my blogging journey, but, as I often say, life is short; you’ve got to go for what you want and sometimes put yourself out there for things you would dream to achieve!  Perhaps it is unrealistic but you never know!

    Happy nominating to all my fellow bloggers and good luck to you all.

    Much love

    Fi x




    1. March 20, 2016 / 11:13 am

      Really happy to see that you are having a go too. Good luck lovely 🙂 #KCACOLS

    2. March 20, 2016 / 12:35 pm

      I remember seeing these awards when I was a brand spanking new blogger last year and wondering what it was all about and thinking no-one would ever nominate me!You just never know though!Good luck xx #kcacols

    3. March 20, 2016 / 3:38 pm

      You’ve got my vote – your blog is fantastic! <3 x #KCACOLS

    4. March 20, 2016 / 10:15 pm

      Good luck from a fellow new blogger! I’m still undecided whether to put myself forward for these, although I agree it fantastic that the represent new bloggers too x #KCACOLS

      • March 21, 2016 / 2:39 am

        Go for it Hun you’ve got nothing to lose! Xxx

        • March 21, 2016 / 1:25 pm

          True, might look into a bit more tonight. Good luck!

    5. March 21, 2016 / 3:47 pm

      So pleased to see you’re putting yourself forward! I haven’t thought about it yet really – I always get the fear that there are so many better bloggers! But you’re right, you never know and I guess you have to be in it to win it as they say! Good luck lovely #KCACOLS

      • March 21, 2016 / 3:53 pm

        Thank you so much for your supportive comment! It would mean such a huge amount to me! Like you say you gotta be in it! Xxx

    6. March 21, 2016 / 7:25 pm

      This is such a nice way to hear about other blogs! All the best!! Holding thumbs for you! Is there anything like this in the States? http://www.onemessymama.com x

      • March 21, 2016 / 8:09 pm

        Thanks Hun! There should be its a great idea!!! X

    7. anxiousmummyblog
      March 21, 2016 / 9:28 pm

      Good luck lovely, your blog is fab and very worthy of an award! Jemma x #MarvMondays

    8. min1980
      March 21, 2016 / 10:14 pm

      Best of luck! I’ve put myself forward as well. x #bigpinklink

    9. March 21, 2016 / 10:17 pm

      Wishing you all the luck in the world, the MADS is an amazing event and well worth all the hype to get to the top. #MarvMondays

    10. March 22, 2016 / 7:34 am

      Keeping my fingers crossed for you lovely #bigpinklink

    11. March 22, 2016 / 10:10 am

      Good luck! xxx #thebabyformula

    12. March 22, 2016 / 5:41 pm

      You have to be in it to win it, don’t you, good luck! I’m sure you have a great chance xx #bigpinklink

    13. March 22, 2016 / 7:31 pm

      I so think we need to take over one of the awards ceremonies with a#bigpinklink party! Huge good luck, it’s a wonderful thing to feel so proud of your ‘baby’ isn’t it? Thanks for linking up!

      • March 22, 2016 / 7:46 pm

        Thanks honey it is a lush feeling we’ve been on such a journey this year! Ha ha I love that idea! The pink awards! I’m still aiming for one of your pink badges! It’s great to have things to aim for xx

    14. March 22, 2016 / 11:18 pm

      Good luck lovely. I hope to be up there with you 🙂 #KCACOLS

      Nadia – ScandiMummy x

    15. March 23, 2016 / 2:07 pm

      Good luck to you too….we’re one of the hundreds of bloggers that have put our blog forward for the pre-school category! Eeek! Exciting but daunting too! #BloggerClubUK

    16. newmummyblogcom
      March 23, 2016 / 10:08 pm

      Love your blog! It’s all new to me too and quite exciting. Good luck lovely!
      Thanks for sharing #TheBabyFormula

    17. March 27, 2016 / 1:41 am

      Good luck lovely! I think you’ve done a fantastic job with your blog in less than a year. Its been great to discover your blog through Marvellous Mondays and hopefully lots of others have too. Thanks for linking up to #MarvMondays. Emily

    18. March 27, 2016 / 10:17 pm

      Your blog is great lovely. Always enjoyed reading it xxx #Pregnancyandbeyond

    19. Becky, Cuddle Fairy
      March 28, 2016 / 9:54 pm

      You have a lovely blog & a fab community around it! Best of luck to you in the nominations & short listing! Thanks so much for linking up with us! #bloggerclubuk x

    20. March 30, 2016 / 1:33 pm

      Best of luck with the nominations – you have to be in it to win it so good on your for putting yourself forward!

      Thank you for linking up to #KCACOLS and I hope to see you back again on sunday x

    21. newmummyblogcom
      April 3, 2016 / 7:44 pm

      Good luck, I really love your blog and your honest writing xx

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