Thank you so much to who ever nominated me in the BiBs2013, I’ve been shortlisted in the video category!
I was a little surprised about this, as it was my plan to really start getting into videos this year, and I didn’t feel I had embraced it properly yet.
But it’s given me a boost to do lots more, thank you!
And if there is any chance that you have a couple of seconds to vote for me, I’d be really chuffed! (Check out the other blogs if you like and then click on the bit that says ‘vote in the . . . → Read More: I’ve been shortlisted in the Brilliance in Blogging Awards – Please vote for me!
Willow stole my dessert last year!
I’ve got a sponsor for BritmumsLive Yay *does a very happy dance*.
A huge thank you to Siblu, who are sponsoring me after sending my family and I out to review one of their holiday camps last summer.
So now for the important stuff you have to do before going to a blogging conference:
1) Panic about weight:
Tick I’ve got that under control with my new weekly weight loss vlog and plan to launch a . . . → Read More: 5 Top Tips For Going To A Blogging Conference
Are you worried about what to wear to a blogging conference?
My main tip is to remember:
There will be cooler better looking people than you.
There will be people worse dressed than you.
There will be fatter and slimmer people than you.
So all you have to do is:
Be able to adapt to different weather and temperature.
Dress like you; because one of the points of a conference is that people want to meet . . . → Read More: What I am wearing to Britmums Live 2012
I’ve been jumping up and down for the last couple of weeks because I’ve reached the finals in TWO, yes that’s the TWO main parent blogging competitions this year.
Thank you to everyone who nominated me!
The first is the ‘BiBs’ or Brilliance in Blogging run by Britmums. I’m up for the ‘Inspire’ category, and thankfully just have to sit back with all my fingers and toes crossed for the next few weeks until the BritMums Live blogging conference.
But I need your help with the second! This is for . . . → Read More: I need five minutes of your time for an itsy bitsy vote!
I’m extra mega chuffed today.
Last week I found out I’d been nominated for the BiBs (BritMums Brilliance In Blogging Awards) for ‘Inspire’ AND ‘Outstanding'; which are rather wonderful things to be nominated for. (vote here)
Now I’ve found that I’m also nominated to defend my title as ‘Best Small Business Blogger’ in the MADs (Mum And Dad Blogging Awards from Tots100 and Parentdish) AND also as ‘Helpful Blogger'; which again are lovely things to be nominated for. ( . . . → Read More: Why I’m so chuffed to be nominated in two blogging awards (Plus I need your votes!!!)
I’m trying to work out whether I’m a fan of discussion or not. I like a good old chinwag, and brainstorm. But discussion? There is a strong tendency in me to want ‘efficiency'; So a part of me kicks in with ‘seriously, isn’t it obvious?’, but clearly it really often isn’t!
A ‘healthy’ discussion to me is where both sides learn things; either to understand other perspectives, or to shift theirs a little. It’s where all parties are confident enough in themselves to be open to new ideas, and to not need to convince other people of their ‘right-itude’ (you know what . . . → Read More: When Is Discussion Healthy or Unhealthy?