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The Mad House is written by Jen Walshaw. This blog was ranked the UK’s #1 Mummy blog by Cision in 2015 and in the top 10 in 2014.

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I started writing this blog as a record of family life after a health scare in 2008 and became a full time blogger in 2012.  I have  a passion for encouraging others to live a creative family life on a budget.

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We love working with brands and have relationships with Cricut, Coca-Cola, Boots, Visit Orlando, Center Parcs, Optical Express, Startright, Warner Bros, Heathrow Airport, Weetabix, Innocent, Higgidy Pies, Dr Beckmans and many more.

Review Policy

I welcome contact from PR’s about brands and events that are relevant to The Mad House, I am especially partial to chocolate and stationery!  Please email me (mail at if you wish to get in touch.  I do not publish press releases.  We love going to events and having experiences as a family.

If you would like to find out more about advertising and sponsorship opportunities on The Mad House, I can provide a media pack on request, with details of advertising rates, discounts and traffic figures.


Awards and Rankings

This blog was ranked the UK’s #1 Mummy blog by Cision in 2015 and in the top 10 in 2014.

TheMadHouse has been shortlisted in the top 5 for the MAD Awards (Mummy and Daddy Blogger) in the Best Family Fun Blog Category, there were more than 20000 nominations and was named as one of the top 20 Parent blogs in the UK in 2010 (source Tots 100).

Top 40 in the UK Craft Blogs  (source Crafty Blogs)

Top 20 UK parenting Blog (source Wikio)

Top 20 Tots 100 (source Postrank)

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