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Comment Challenge 2012

It's the start to a new year and one of my blogging resolutions is to comment more on the blogs I read. So of course I had to sign up for Mother Reader and Lee Wind's Comment Challenge 2012.

The goal of the challenge is to leave at least 5 comments between today (January 5) and January 25 and to read 100 comments by the end. Each Wednesday we'll check in and post our updates. I'm going to try and keep track of comments on this post so I have an easy tallying system.

So won't you join in? It's the perfect way to make that new goal and get into the commenting habit in the new year!

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  1. What a great challenge! I actually kind of love leaving comments for other bloggers, just bc I know how excited I get when someone takes the time to thoughtfully respond to something I've written. Good luck!

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  2. I too, signed up for the Challenge and hope to learn a ton from other blogs. Maybe along the way, someone might learn from mine. This will also force me to update my blog on a regular basis.

    I look forward to reading your posts!

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  3. Have fun with the challenge :) I'm just getting back into blogging myself!

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  4. I joined and it's a good think I did as it has been little while since I've visited you! Happiest of New Years to you!

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  5. I'm taking the challenge, too! I am going to use your idea of tallies to keep track.

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  6. Good luck with your tallying - that gets a little tricky! :)

    This year I have been trying to select a few blogs to visit and send their links to my email account to remind myself to go back and comment if possible. The Flipboard app is pretty slick for this function :)

    Happy commenting!

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  7. I really enjoyed this challenge last year, but would have forgot it this year without your timely reminder. Thanks!

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  8. I should sign up for the challenge but this year I decided to pass on the challenges since I either a)fail to finish them or b) finish them but forget to update. I am trying to comment more this year too though. I've been tackling my reader tonight and forgot how good it feels to leave comments on people's blogs!

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  9. I signed up for the challenge too - it's how I found your blog! Looking forward to reading more of your posts in the future!

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  10. I'm glad I joined the challenge and found your blog. I LOVE reading children's books and I am looking forward to reading your picks for the best in 2011.

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