The first stage of the Mad Blog Awards ends tonight at midnight, and this year the awards have received more nominations than ever before.
Parent bloggers are an incredible group of writers, crafters, cooks and photographers and the Mad Blog Awards provide an opportunity to find new blogs around topics you are interested in.
If you want to see how fantastic parent blogging is then have a look at a selection of our 2012 winners to truly appreciate how diverse, talented and spectacular the community really is.
Don't forget you can still nominate before midnight on February 18.
Proof that blogging can lead to publishing dreams is found by looking at the winner of the Blog of the Year category, Slugs on the Refrigerator, who tantalises her audience with beautiful photography and in this post shows off her new book.
The winning blog for Best Writer, Northernmum can make her reader laugh or cry as she regales you with stories of life with three small children and her love of gin.
A beautiful post from the winner of Best Baby Blog, SAHM loving it, is a great insight into why blogging is such a fabulous experience and a great way to preserve memories; also make sure you visit Methemanandbaby, who won last year's Best Pregnancy Blog, as she shares some stunning photographs of her nine month old baby whilst talking about life with two little children.
The lovely Annie at Mammasurus won the 2012 Best New Blog, she is currently involved in a fabulous project with Comic Relief, go read about her latest stunt to raise some vitally needed money for the charity.
Adventures of an Unfit Mother won the Best Family Life Blog and you can see why in her recent post - all about cake!
Science Sparks won the Award for Most Innovative Blog and it is easy to see why with this beautifully designed blog that showcases educational fun science experiments to enjoy with your children.
You can see a full list of the 2012 winners on the Mad Blog Awards site and you can see who has been nominated so far here.
And don't forget to vote for your favourite blog!
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