When I started this blog I had absolutely no idea where it would take me. I had just had my first child and was already around five months pregnant with my second. After giving up my business it was an outlet, a focus outside of being a mother. Now one year on blogging is my thing, it’s my job and most of all it’s my passion!
Earlier on this year I decided to go back to work, feeling that I had completely lost my identity and I thought that by turning back the clock it would miraculously reappear. Well it didn’t. There was a reason I left the job behind in the first place, but sometimes we have to go back for a while to move forward. I didn’t feel fulfilled when I worked my old job, I felt like I was lying to myself and that maybe it wasn’t what I should be doing after all.
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Heading out on days like this is so nice, it really blows the cobwebs away! Hubs and I are seriously considering my return to work, after me finally admitting that I'm not cut out for the SAHM role! Days like this are great to figure out where we want to go from here ❤️ #decisions
Whilst all of this was going on my blog slowly began to grow. I put full-time hours and more into it and all of a sudden the hard work began to pay off. I started to realise that I didn’t need to go back to what I used to do to find out who I am. This is who I am. Little by little the work began to trickle in and before I knew it things got serious. We’ve been able to do things that before we would have had think more carefully about. Once again I am earning a wage, this something I didn’t think would happen until my two girls started school and that feels amazing!
What I love most about blogging is that it means I can work until my heart is content, but also that I am here for my girls full-time. I’m not saying it’s always easy, sometimes they do have to wait around for a little while whilst I work. Overall though they benefit. This works for us and my mental heath is better than it has been for years, because now I know that my life is heading in the right direction. I’ve finally found my path. Over the past few months I have also managed to pick up some freelance writing work too. This is an absolute dream come true and something that I’ve been working towards for a long time.
When all is said and done though, I wouldn’t be able to do this job if it wasn’t for you, my lovely readers. I want to thank each and every one of you, for every visit, like and share. I’ll continue to work my bum off and strive to take this thing further. Hopefully you’ll continue to follow us on this crazy blogging journey!
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What a fun filled, jammed packed year 2016 has been! Here at The Tale of Mummyhood, we would like to thankyou each and everyone one of you for your support! We wish you all a very Happy New Year! If you're like us you'll be in bed before 12 and will have eaten you're weight in chocolate, to get rid of it before January! See you on the other side! 🍾🎊🎉 #newyear #thankyou