There are times when I feel like I am going crazy at home! My patience is thin, and kids are misbehaving and I think I will lose it!! Having this blog, and talking to other people about this blog has really turned out to be therapeutic. I have talked to several friends about the blog, and their response has usually been “I totally have felt that way too!” I love having my feeling validated by others and knowing I’m not alone!
It has also been fun to take these situation where I feel like I will lose it and think about how to turn them into a blog post. That has helped my reaction be less severe than it previously would have been. It has helped me take a step back and think more calm thoughts. So far this journey to “feeling like a real mom” has really made progress by thinking of these situations in terms of blog posts.
You know how sometimes you just want to talk about things, and even after you have told one person, you still feel like you need to talk it out more? Blogging completely fulfills these feelings for me. I do talk things out with my husband, but then I can type up a blog post and talk about it with all of you and I feel like I am getting to talk it out with tons of people! It is fantastic!
Perhaps you need to start a blog. If you have ever felt this way, or maybe you don’t realize you feel this way, but blogging is awesome! It is a fun past time. It is fun to express myself in a different way. Perhaps I would word a situation differently than I would type it. This is really clearing my mind.
At night I am unable to turn my brain off most night. I toss and turn because I am thinking about everything that happened that day, all I wanted to get done and didn’t get done and new ideas I have. Since starting the blog I have been sleeping a lot better. When I have a post idea if I have time, I go to the computer and write it right then. If it is the middle or the night, or I don’t have time, I write the “title” and maybe a point or two for discussion, but then it is out of my mind. It’s awesome!
I have had several blogspot blogs before, but they always seemed to die before they even lived. This time around I bought a domain on HostGator, loaded a wordpress theme and found some helpful plugins. HostGator was by far the best deal around, plus their customer service has been incredible thus far, they are geniuses (as far as my opinion goes)! This small investment has helped motivate me to keep it up. It has also been fun for my husband to do a little bit with the blog set up and figure out some of those things for me. He loves to fiddle with websites, so this has given him something to work on and it has been fun to work together on this project.
Do you think starting a blog would be a fun project for you? Or do you already have a blog? Share!!