Why I Choose to Blog

If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always gotten.

My Story.

Ever struggled with something?

For years I wanted to do something with my art. 

I tried selling my painting, That wasn’t bad but I couldn’t  support myself with a few $100 here and there.

I tried glass work when that was a fad. It made some nice spare change as well and took up a little less time than the paintings but if I divided how much I sold them for and how many hour I put into it I was only getting paid about $3-5 an hour. :/ I could never live off that. 

So I stopped art altogether. 

In that time I fell in love with the perfect man and married him. I moved to a new state and got a regular job.

We soon became pregnant so I quit to be a stay-at-home-mom. Although I always wanted to stay at home and watch them grow I still felt the need to help the family financially too.

My husband would constantly say “you are saving us hundreds by making her food, potty training at 4 months, not paying a baby-sitter….” but again, I wanted to do more.

I thought about blogging when I was pregnant with my first child. I looked into it, researched, even picked my domain name. But when it came to paying for a website I couldn’t bring myself to ask my husband if it would be ok to spend money on it. I tried and quit so many things in the past what if this didn’t work or it was just another fail at something?

So I pushed it under the rug and forgot about it for 3 years. All the while my heart yearning to help out more. My husband deserved a break. He treats me so well I wanted to return the favor. 

The news came. Our second was on the way. We were thrilled. Now the clock started all over for when I could go back to work to help out.

My husband travels a lot for his job and on one of his trips he was Facetiming our 3-year-old. When we hung up she hugged me and cried for a long time asking why Daddy wasn’t home, why he couldn’t play with her, if she could bring him home on her “magic”?

My heart broke so much it physically hurt. I think I cried more than she did. I couldn’t make her understand he was just working and he will be back in a few days. 

That’s when the idea hit me again, blogging. I read tons of success stories from stay-at-home moms who make an income from blogging and can still be with their family.

That day I decided. Sink or swim but I was going to give it my best efforts. I want my husband to retire sooner so he can stop traveling and watch his little girls grow up too. And not through a screen. 

I started the free version. I wanted to prove to myself and everyone that I could do this, if it worked I’d buy a site. I told my husband what I started and within a second he said “Babe, buy the site! I believe in you!”

So here I am. And I continue to surprise myself. My social media activity are all growing, I am gaining followers more and more and I continue to hit new heights. I LOVE what I am doing now! 

My thanks goes out to all of you. All my friends, fans and followers. If there weren’t people like you in the world I wouldn’t be here. So THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart!

If you are on the fence I’ve been there. I am no one special. Just an average stay-at-home mom making blogging work. You can too!  

19 thoughts on “Why I Choose to Blog

  1. Ragazza Triste says:

    You’ve written this perfectly. Wow. I am completely in awe. You were able to express your emotions through your honest style of writing. Keep writing great stuff like this. This is inspiring and remarkable. Truly! By the way, I am Ragazza, I hope you could follow my blog page, maybe you’ll get inspired too. 😊

  2. Cora Lynn says:

    I’m so glad you decided to do this. It gives you a creative outlet that you’ve always had 😁. I’m proud of you! 🤗🤗

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