An Ilkley woman has reached the finals of a national blogging competition.

Kirsty Smith writes an internet blog entitled Eeh Bah Mum chronicling her experiences as a parent.

Eeh Bah Mum was entered in the Mum and Dad (MAD) Blog Awards, which celebrate the UK’s thriving parent blogging community.

Her entry was one of 75 shortlisted out of 200,000 nominations and one of five finalists up for the Most Entertaining award.

Kirsty said she was “chuffed to bits” to reach the finals.

For the next month readers can vote for her blog at