BlogCrush week 47 – 5th January 2018

Alice | Letters to my Daughter#BlogCrush LinkyLeave a Comment

Welcome to #BlogCrush week 47!

Happy New Year everyone!

Whether you’re a resolution maker or breaker, whether you’re looking forward to the year ahead, or lamenting the end of a great year past, whether you’re feeling fighting fit or still in a post-Christmas haze (that last one is me)… We’re really grateful to have you with us for the first #BlogCrush of 2018!

So what is #BlogCrush for those that don’t know? #BlogCrush is a unique linky party that encourages bloggers to big each other up and share some bloggy love. You link up one of your own posts, AND a post you admire written by someone else. A post you think is so good, everyone should read it!

#BlogCrush is hosted by myself, the lovely Lucy at Lucy at Home, and the wonderful Wendy at Naptime Natter takes over from me for the first Friday of the month.

Linking here provides exposure to your own blog, and could help you draw the attention of bloggers you admire as you link their posts and we share them far and wide. It can also drive traffic to your site to help improve those all important stats.

If you’re new to linky parties, Lucy has written an excellent beginner’s linky guide.


Did you hear the news?!! #BlogCrush is now on Pinterest too with it’s very own board! As well as sharing your posts all over Twitter and writing lovely comments on your blog, you’ll now also get your posts shared on Pinterest for extra exposure!

What’s more, the featured posts chosen by #BlogCrush hosts each week will get a second pin on the Best of #BlogCrush board because we think you’re super great!

Head on over, follow the boards and your hosts’ accounts and join in the fun!

Pinterest accounts:

Letters to my Daughter @aliceletterstomydaughter

Lucy at Home @lucyathomeblog

Naptime Natter @naptimenatter

Has your post been featured by someone else?

Congratulations! You’ve written a post that has inspired someone enough to want to share it far and wide. By taking the time to link it up to #BlogCrush, they’ve exposed your post to our wonderful community for some extra special attention! How great is that?!

We’ll read it, comment on it to let you know what we think, tweet it, AND pin it. Why not join us and add another one of your posts plus a post you admire written by someone else and pay it forward? 🙂

Please help yourself to the “I’ve been featured” badge below and add it to your post!
Lucy At Home Blogcrush Week 34


The Rules

  • Join in with 2 posts:
    • 1 post from your own blog (personal) – no linkies please
    • 1 post from someone else’s blog (your #BlogCrush)
  • When adding your BlogCrush (post written by someone else) to the link up, please put “BC” at the beginning of the post title
  • Comment using the #BlogCrush hashtag on at least these 4 posts:
    1 of Wendy’s posts (personal or blogcrush)
    1 of Alice’s posts (personal or blogcrush)
    2x personal posts from the rest of the link up
  • Please add the #BlogCrush badge to the post you’re adding from your own blog. You can find the code riiiight HERE: (Just copy and paste the code into the HTML view of your post)
Lucy At Home Blogcrush Week 34

Featured Posts

Each week the #BlogCrush hosts choose a post from the link up to feature the following week.

My featured #BlogCrush is:

Wendy’s featured #BlogCrush is:

 Please both of you grab your “I’ve been featured” badge from the top of the page!

Host Posts

I was thinking about contradictions, and how our ideas are rarely black and white. I have talked a lot about not judging other parents, and understanding that we’re all on our own journey – but then I thought, are there any instances where that isn’t true…

You’re parenting wrong. There, I said it.


Thank you for joining us for #BlogCrush this week. It’s so nice to be part of such a great and supportive blogging community! Have a great weekend and I’ll see you on the other side!

Love, Alice x

Click on the button below to join the linky:

!!!!P.S. Don’t forget to add BC at the beginning of your #BlogCrush’s post title!


By joining the linky, you agree to receive a reminder tweet each week. Just message @L2MyDaughter or @Lucy_at_home at any time to be taken off this list. Thank you for joining #BlogCrush!

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