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MW received a Blogger Recognition Award!

Blogger Recognition AwardI’ve never been one of those lucky people who won prizes, or recognition. So when I received a comment on my blog post Play is not just “Child’s Play” from Yan Ru, a fellow blogger from Yanrula informing me that she has nominated my blog for the Blogger Recognition Award. I seriously was shocked and couldn’t believe my eyes! I had to re-read it a couple times through just to make sure it was real.

My blogging story

I have only been blogging for 2.5 months and although it’s been a short time, I truly believe it has made me look at things a bit differently. Partly due to the fact that I am reading a lot more blogs and it has been an inspirational journey. I originally decided to start this blog to document the little joys in my life, but it has become obvious to me as a mummy that I have A LOT of joys and some pains to share too. More importantly I wanted to share my findings and knowledge so that we can be more informed, more tolerable and hopefully less judgemental. I can’t wait to document all the ordinary and extraordinary moments that pass in the blink of an eye, and I really hope that you would join me too.

My advice to new bloggers

1. Experiment

When you’re just starting out, its hard to figure out what appeals to readers. So don’t be afraid to experiment and change things up a bit. You can write a post abouts lists, experiences, hacks, story’s etc, don’t be limited in your offering. This way, you will have more angles to tackle the topics you blog about and be unique. However, don’t forget to measure the results to see which type of posts resonate with your audience. Remember to keep testing as your audiences mature and change.

2. Don’t give up!

I sometimes feel lost in the endless blog promotion and education. I put so much time and effort into it and I still find myself occasionally thinking, “Why do I bother?” And it’s readers and fellow bloggers like you, that remind me that I should persevere, inspire and be inspired. Thank you Yan Ru, you have truly made a new blogger like me feel loved and most importantly noticed in this enormous blogosphere that we have opened ourselves up to. This award has been a revitilising pill for me and now I’m going to pass it on to another 15 of you.

So to all the new bloggers out there, hats off to you! I know how hard it is to stay motivated and passionate about every aspect of blogging, even the boring admin bits. Please continue to write and learn about yourself and those putting themselves out there for others to criticise. I just want to tell you, that your writing is reaching someone out there and they thank you for sharing your heart and soul.

Congratulations to,

Florida’s Family Fun – Family Fun on a Budget

Samantha Lynn – A Writer’s blog

Love Through Living – Happiness, Self-love and Freedom blog

One Determined Life – Family and Christianity blog

Sensory Friends – Disability Etiquette and Community blog

Everything Spiffy – Affordable Lifestyle blog

Vibrant Plate – Healthy Food blog

Reykjavík Fashion & Design – Icelandic Fashion and Lifestyle blog

Mumzy Notebook – Expat Mummy blog

Food N Travel Diaries – Food and Travel blog

Motherhood Diaries – Online Platform for Parents

Outside This Small Town – Travel Blog

Sweet Honey – Honey Health and Beauty blog

Raising Miss Bow & Co – Mummy and Parenting blog

Cassidy Marie Rose – Online Journal

I’ve decided to nominate all 15 of you to pass on this award! Now it’s your turn to spread the love. How? Here’s what you need to do:

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  2. Write a post to show your award.
  3. Give a brief story of how your blog started.
  4. Give two pieces of advice to new bloggers.
  5. Select 15 other bloggers you want to give this award to.
  6. Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated and provide the link to the post you created.

Drop me a comment when you’re done! You are amazing bloggers and I would love to read your posts when it’s ready.

Thank you and until next time…

Love, MsMamaBean

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11 July 2017 at 3:29 pm

Welcome to the blog world! #dreamteam

11 July 2017 at 4:15 pm

Congratulations!! Love your blog! You deserve this!

11 July 2017 at 4:17 pm

Congratulations! You’re so right about not giving up … sometimes I fall into a blogging rut or think that my content isn’t any good … and then an opportunity surprises me and I remember that I need to just keep on, keepin’ on!

xo Jaime

12 July 2017 at 4:39 am

This is awesome! Congrats for getting nominated! You deserve it!

12 July 2017 at 5:07 am

That’s awesome! Congratulations 🎈

12 July 2017 at 6:25 am

this is great! congrats. you’ve been working hard!

SINCERELY OPHELIA | NYC Petite Fashion Blogger

12 July 2017 at 4:04 pm

Congrats and Mazel Tov to you! What a wonderful award and reward for your efforts! Bravo and keep it up! Many thanks for your sharing! #DreamTeam <3

12 July 2017 at 9:02 pm

It feels really happy and proud when your hardwork gets recognized . Congratulations 🙂

12 July 2017 at 9:33 pm

Congratulations!!! You say that you have been blogging for 2.5 months, this only means that you are doing something well.

13 July 2017 at 3:53 pm

I love that this is going around! It’s such a great way to celebrate and recognize bloggers!

13 July 2017 at 3:53 pm

Also congratulations :)!

13 July 2017 at 11:48 pm

Congratulations! It’s always so awesome when you get recognized for your hardwork!

14 July 2017 at 4:03 pm

Congratulations, that’s so cool on your award!! It’s so fun to be recognized for hardwork when you’re putting so much time into something.

10 August 2017 at 12:12 am

Congratulations on the award !!! You have a fantastic blog!!!

Let me know what you think!

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