Tag Archive: blogging

Let the Panic Begin

I sat, clicking the pen over and over until the clicks blended into one another and became a distant hum to my thoughts. What would I do now? I had cleaned the kitchen, done laundry, cleaned the bedrooms, and written in my journal. My daughter was sleeping and showed no signs of waking up. Sigh….

Old School Blogging – 2013 Recap

Welcome to Old School Blogging! So many questions and such interesting answers. This month the focus is on the past year. 1. What did you do in 2013 that you’d never done before? Started a relationship with my treadmill. Neither one of us likes the other but we’re there to do our job and move…

Must Have Appliances for your Home – Guest Post

Know The Must-Have Appliances For Your Home Sadly, the family household doesn’t run itself. It doesn’t matter how many children you have or how big the house is, household chores have a habit of adding up. Preparing and cooking meals, doing the laundry and getting the tidying done may seem like a bunch of little…

At a Crossroads

When I started this blog it was to connect with other mothers who were struggling with postpartum, then as my blog developed, it was to create awareness about mental health. As I struggled with bipolar and my diagnosis I relied heavily on this space to write out my thoughts, discuss my feelings, and looked for support….

Old School Blogging – The Alphabet Way

The sweet and adorable Greta, from GFunkified tagged me in the following post, so I am doing my part and linking up with Elaine and Jennifer this month for a little “Old School Blogging!” This month they have chosen an Alphabet Meme. ——— A. Attached or Single? Attached – to THE Brian Adams (okay not…

Speak Up & Speak Out when Commenting

Sometimes I read blog posts I don’t agree with. It’s true. On those days I don’t comment. I leave and come back another day – or if I’m really insulted I leave all together. Because I have always been afraid of being labelled a “troll.” But since reading a few blogs that have triggered serious…

Why It IS Okay to Share Online

Recently I have seen several posts on social media questioning parents and their ease with sharing their children’s pictures and stories. They suggest that we are too free with their lives and perhaps our children will grow up resenting us. Resenting the potty photo? What?! The whole thing is baffling me. I share my daughter’s…

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Refusing a Niche

I don’t fit into the “norm” of blogging. I don’t have a specific “niche” or “group” and I don’t participate in “a comment for a comment” readership. Because I read words that speak to me. I’m passionate about so many things and fitting my words into one element would be impossible. I get fired up…

The Darker Side of Blogging

I’ve had this space for over a year. I know! It’s a toddler blog now. And throughout my time in the interwebs I have picked up skills that I could have never learned from a book on blogging etiquette, or “Twitter for Dummies.” I’ve made connections I didn’t think were possible and friendships that I’m…