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My Diary For 2023

Every year I write a blog post about which diary system or set up I am going to use for the following twelve months. In recent years, I have moved away from a Filofax (I trialled something earlier this year - more of that in a minute) and fallen in love with the Hobonichi printed diaries. For the last two years I have used a Hobonichi Weeks as my personal planner and I won't be deviating from that this year. I have tried a Hobonichi Techo A6 a couple of times but have never managed to feel comfortable with it size-wise.  I have always lusted after the Hobonichi Cousin A5 as a main work planner so, this year, I have bitten the bullet at launch time and invested in my very first one. Hobonichi Weeks The Hobonichi Weeks is a slim diary with a yearly, monthly and weekly layout. The main section is a "week to view with notes" and there are an additional 70 note pages at the back. This year (2022) I used the "Mega" version which comes with almost three times as m

Wikio Parent Blog Rankings - June Preview

It's time for another sneak preview of the Wikio Parent Blog Rankings for June (if you like that sort of thing).  Last month I sent Neila Metz from Wikio a list of frequently asked questions regarding these blog rankings and you can find that post here.

1Sticky Fingers
2Redtedart's Blog
3ParentDish - UK
4Madhouse Family Reviews !
5PhD in Parenting
6Kate Takes 5
7Thinly Spread
8Mummy from the Heart.......
9Baby Budgeting
11Cafe Bebe
12Are we nearly there yet mummy?
13All Baby Advice
14journey of the mocha bean(s) and mummy
15All About The Boys
16The Five Fs blog
17Who's the Mummy?
18notes from home
20Maison Cupcake
Ranking made by Wikio 

Myself and Michelle - Mummy from the Heart - both get this exclusive chance to bring these rankings to you but she seems intent on dissing my bad self this month.  Just before the MAD's voting draws to a close too!  She's nominated for "Best Blog about Family Life" but it's more about her spouting off that she's a bad Christian and is on a "journey" or something.  Reverse psychology, I call it.  It's a shame that she feels the need to bring negativity into this or do you think she's trying to work the rankings and use the backlinks to bring more weight to her Wikio rankings?  

You want to watch her... she's pretty amazing and I love her to bits really!! *massive grin*