The Judges

Our wonderful judges for the 2014 awards

Tamsin Kelly

Tamsin Kelly is editor of and a Mum of three – Emily, 13, and twin 11-year-olds Ollie and Louis. Before joining Parentdish in June 2010, she freelanced for a number of years across women’s magazines, national newspapers and websites, including the role of parenting editor at Woman’s Own and Prima, editing at Netmums and writing regular parenting features for the Telegraph.

Tim Atkinson

Tim is one of the UK’s most beloved Dad bloggers, as well as being a published author in his own right. As the blogger behind Bringing up Charlie, Tim won one of our very first MAD Blog Awards back in 2010 and has gone on to appear on countless television and radio programmes, including ITV This Morning and Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour.

Lexy Ellis

Lexy won the title of MAD Blogger of the Year in our 2013 awards. She is one of the UK’s most brilliant bloggers and writers and says she used to be cool; then she had a baby; and now she wees when she sneezes. Lexy has been blogging since 2010, not only about shoes, nails and babies but about stories of all kinds, at Mammywoo. As a judge, Lexy can’t wait to hear and share your stories.

Xanthe Berkeley

Xanthe is a professional photographer and visual story-teller. Filling the frame with bright colours, movement, sunshine and smiles; her work centres around family life and adventures. A wide variety of projects keeps her photography and film business busy. From guiding and inspiring others, through her online film courses, to her own brand of relaxed session reportage – capturing everyday moments and cataloguing these memories is her passion. Xanthe is an Instagram fan – you’ll find her there daily – mooching around London capturing the colourful details, sharing snippets of family life, or exploring the outdoors with her love of camping, nature and good times around the campfire.