Any self employed person will know how hard it is to work through the holidays, especially as a parent. Working from home in any form of self employment means working around the children over the summer, juggling family time with childcare and trying to find a balance that works for the whole family.
Why Did I Start Blogging?
Today marks seven years on from publishing my very first blog post. Yes, I did start my blog on April Fool’s Day and, honestly, I didn’t give starting a blog very much thought. It’s something I just did one evening. And then I wrote again the following day and any day after that where I had something to say and before long I had an established blog, people read it and somehow it became my job. But why did I start blogging in the first place?
Things I’ve learnt in Six Years of Blogging
This date snuck up on me this year. Since I gave up my day job to blog full time the months have all blurred together. But, tomorrow I have been blogging for 6 years and it’s only right that I document this milestone in some way.
Just Keep Writing: Why Nothing Else Matters
I read a lot of blogs and I talk to a lot of bloggers and one thing that always comes up, in conversation or just mentioned on social media and Facebook groups is changing blog name, changing theme or tweaking their header.
Making Blogging a Full Time Job
I have been blogging for four and a half years although I only started taking it seriously, and thinking about it as a potential career, when I went self hosted in August 2013. Since then I have been building on this blog’s foundations and trying to make it have as much longevity as possible to one day be my sole income.
A Huge Leap of Faith – Making Blogging a Career Option
Four and a half years ago I started a blog. I wrote an introduction, started documenting LP’s weaning journey and wrote about whatever was on my mind at the time. It was cathartic and it turned into such a lovely hobby.
10 Things I Wish I’d Known When I Started Blogging
I started blogging four and a half years ago but I only started taking blogging seriously when I went self hosted three years ago – and more so when I changed my blog name, and felt like I’d come home nearly two years ago.
The Blogging Hierarchy
I remember clearly when I started blogging. I’d been reading other parenting blogs during my pregnancy with LP and those haze filled newborn days. They kept me awake during night feeds, reassured me on the tough days and supported me when I needed it.