As you all know I have three children and the school summer holidays meant I had all of them at home over the summer, meaning my days were spent entertaining them, or on days out with no time for much else, apart from working full time nights and answering parenting emails for the free advice service I provide.
We have had fun attending a big family wedding that we were all looking forward to and played a part in-me being bridesmaid and hubby the best man with a very important speech to make.
And fun days out at the local zoo only 5 minutes from us and a holiday to Great Yarmouth visiting our favourite caravan park.
Now they are back at school I am gradually catching up on everything and with everyone and there are a few exciting things I would like to share with you:
The Blissful Toddler Expert 1st draft is complete
This was handed to my editor at the start of the Summer holidays. She was very happy with it overall-it's written with the same style as TBBE, so hopefully you will all like it too. I have a few things to add and edits to do but I'm relieved that everyone likes the first draft so far! Official publish date is 5th Feb 2015 and its already available to Pre-order on Amazon.
TBBE won a Loved by Parent Award!
Thank you SO MUCH to all of you who took the Time to vote or sent me your email addresses to use. My book was awarded a SILVER LBP Award for 'Best gift for new mum/dad. I know lots of you have told me you have bought a copy of my book as a present for friends expecting babies and its proving a useful resource. It means so much that this award was voted for by you guys. Your feedback and opinions mean so much and I'm truly grateful for the recognition the book has been given.
(See blog post http://theblissfulbabyexpert.co.uk/loved-by-parents/
here for more info)
Amazing 5* Reviews on Amazon.
Wonderful reviews continue to pour in for TBBE on Amazon which I am very proud of. I'm so happy that you are all enjoying my book and finding it a useful resource with your little ones.
You know I'm always happy to answer specific, personalised questions via email, so drop me a line if you need help, or post the question on our 'Blissful Baby Club' FORUM
The Baby show at Kensington Olympia
I am very excited to announce that I will be attending The Baby show at Kensington Olympia on Saturday 25th October with my publisher Vermillion (Ebury Publishing). They will have a stand there for their parenting authors and we will be happy to chat to parents and do book signings, so come and say hello if you are going along. I would love to meet some of you in person.
Mother and Baby Magazine
I have been working very closely with Mother and Baby Magazine and The Baby show this month and enjoyed doing a Q&A with both of them, answering over 100 parenting questions on their facebook and twitter posts.
Over the next few months I will be working alongside some well known companies and baby product brands and there will be lots more competitions and review items for you all to be in with a chance of winning.
I have provided more details in the newsletter, so if you would like to know what's coming up then subscribe here as it will be sent out to all registered email addresses very soon.
Thank you to all my loyal followers and welcome to the new parents who have recently joined the forum and newsletter subscription.
Regular newsletters will now be coming and if there's anything in particular you would like to see on the Website, forum or info in a blog post, please let me know.
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