I didn’t set out to be a mommy blogger. I started a blog to hone my writing skills. And I happened to be a Mommy as well. And that means that my daily brain waves are often tied up with how to do right by my child, now children. And yet, my blog and my children are equally important to me. I would do anything to keep my children alive and happy. And I also would do anything to continue to fulfill my calling as a writer.
I was tremendously flattered to be offered an opportunity to guest post on Jennifer Cooper’s Classic Play website. After meeting her in person at a creative’s meet up organized by Jen, I asked her for support in growing my blog. And she offered me my first guest post entitled The Needs of the Many and the Needs of You, published this past week on her blog. The piece is near and dear to me as it discusses how to meet your needs as a creative, especially writer, and the needs of an infant or child. Because both need your undivided unending patience and attention.
And as I am cruising through this month of 31 Days of Pretty Picture posts, I discovered I am in a contest for the top 25 Mommy bloggers that blog about family life on the Circle of Mom’s blog. And I can taste it. I suddenly realized that I wanted votes. I wanted to ask for support and feel great about receiving it. Soooo…
Please take a moment and click the badge to the right.
Vote for me today. Vote for me tomorrow. And every day until Halloween .
And ask your network, on my behalf, to do the same.
I would be so humbled and appreciate it so much to at least rise to the #50 spot. The leaders are way ahead of me as they obviously knew they were in a contest. Having Fiona put me out of touch in a few places. But I’ve still managed to keep up with my posts 3x a week. And this month, 31 days in a row.
The benefit to winning a coveted spot in the top 25? Writing opportunities. I know what I want to do besides be a parent. I want to be a paid writer.
Love to all of you who have supported me so far. Turn a few more people on to me please. And we’ll see if I can’t rise above.
And thanks to whoever voted for me 6 times before I even knew I was in the contest.