I envisioned myself sitting down with a glass of iced tea or a cup of hot tea and taking a moment to share with my readers something I love – be it a product, recipe, craft, DIY project or connection. Writing with the hope that what I am sharing might help to make someone else’s life a little simpler.
There would of course be times I shared reviews on something I didn’t love so much or a comparison of something I loved less and then there would be times I’d share part of my journey as a wife & mother.
Finally, after six years, I am doing it. I am finally writing my first blog. I realize I am late to the blogging community; in November 2013 Brandon Gaille wrote an article for WPVirtuoso.com noting “a new blog is created somewhere in the world every half a second”.
Fast forward to April 2014, after six years of sitting on my bucket list, I decided (with the encouragement of my sweet little cousin) that it was time for my ‘half a second’.
In 2008 I had an 8th grader, a full-time job, was a newlywed and we had just purchased a home in Scottsdale, Arizona. I am now the mother of a toddler and a teenager, work from home in San Diego, California and juggle a wonderful life filled with blissful chaos.
My boys keep me on my toes and keep a smile on my face. Some days I smile because of the comedy I incur from saying things like “I’m sorry Mickey Mouse Clubhouse isn’t on TV right now, no drinking and driving and don’t do anything stupid” in the same breath.
Other days I smile because of the challenge of choosing to laugh rather than cry as my oldest is struggling with his Statistics homework frustrated with me that I didn’t share a math gene, while my youngest is crying because he can’t get his “wegos to fit” then while forcing the Lego blocks together and fighting back tears he suddenly remembers he wanted the red vitamin for breakfast, not the orange one.
Here come the tears.
And why wouldn’t he cry, who wouldn’t? Red always trumps orange. Not to mention he woke up with the plan to go to Disneyland yet the adults in the home did not plan the same agenda. It’s Tuesday. His parents are both working and his Bubby has college classes to attend. Insert smile.
Thank you for being my first blog readers. I hope you come back and I look forward to hearing from you, my readers, about all the products, people, places, and things you love (and don’t love). Contact me on Twitter.
Now… back to client work & my tea before naptime is over.
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