Introducing myself

Introducing myself

This is my first post on BlogHer. I wanted to introduce myself to the community and offer a little more info about me, my blog, and my blogging adventures. 

I started blogging back when blogging came about. I was in high school/college and all my friends were doing it so I thought I'd join the party. I blogged irregularly, I blogged about everything that popped into my head but it wasn't long before the initial spark was gone. 

I created a few blogs and the same thing would often repeat. Then parenthood came, and I didn't have time (or so I thought) to devote myself to blogging. I didn't have time for writing. I used to love writing. 

Then my daughter was born, and I became a stay-at-home mom. Suddenly, I found myself, having free time, while she was napping and my son was in school. I started reading blogs, I started to learn how to create websites. Then I realized I had found my passion. I felt like I was finally doing something that was enjoyable, so enjoyable in fact that I often lost track of time while playing with the code. I enjoyed writing about my experiences and learning efforts.

Last summer, my husband and I were in search of a new hobby we could do together. I suggested blogging, and after much talk and planning our blog was born earlier this year.  We both contribute to it, although the majority of the writing is done by me. 

I hope that I can connect with fellow bloggers, read about their experiences, share mine with them and along the way, make some new friends. 

Thank you for reading. 

Related Posts

The Five-Second Rule of Homeschooling: What About Socialization?

Ever since my partner and I decided that the private school our kids have attended for the past three years was beyond our budget for the indefinite future, and that we would homeschool for as long as we need to, I keep hearing the same thing: “What about socialization?”   Read more >

Tell Us: How Has Social Media Changed Your Life?

Social media has literally changed my life to the point where it's unrecognizable at times from the life I led before I started blogging.  I still remember that first night, lying on the sofa while my husband set up my blog for me (I was technophobic and didn't think I could figure out Blogger).  I had no clue where I would end up just a few years later.  Forget career changes and published books; I had no inkling the amazing people I would meet along the way.  People I would have never met if not for connecting in cyberspace simply because our physical worlds were too far apart.   Read more >

What I Learned About Blogging When I Quit Blogging

At the end of October, I took a three-month sabbatical from my blog to pursue some other writing interests. I approached the break with some excitement and a lot of trepidation. I worried at the time that I was making a terrible mistake, but I've come to decide it was one of the best things I've ever done -- not because there was anything wrong with my blog, but because stepping away from it was an act of courage. I didn't have any great epiphanies during those 90 days, but the separation from the blog gave me the distance I needed to get a few things into perspective.   Read more >


In order to comment on, you'll need to be logged in. You'll be given the option to log in or create an account when you publish your comment. If you do not log in or create an account, your comment will not be displayed.