Taking back the blog

Remember me, Internet? I used to post here sometimes. I’ve decided that it’s high time I start again. I thought about rambling on about what I thought happened to my blogging habit, but when it comes right down to it, most of you probably don’t care why I haven’t been blogging. You just want your freaking content already. Done! One part of my would-be excuse-a-rama that might be relevant though, is that Jesse has agreed to move his political blogging to another page on our domain (URL to be announced). We created this website with the intent to blog about our life and our family – The CoolestFamilyEver, thankyouverymuch. And so, to get back in the habit, my goal is to post once a week (more if life allows).

Here’s what I’ve been up to:

The cuddliest baby in the world

The cuddliest baby in the world

And I know lots of you probably thought I’d be blogging MORE when I had a cute baby to brag about. But I didn’t want to be one of those mommy-bloggers. Or admit that all I had to talk about was my kid. I want there to be more in my life. Not because being a mom isn’t the greatest thing ever. But because now that I’m a mom, especially, I want there to be more to me… so I have more to give him. And so with blogging every week comes an even bigger challenge: To have a life worth blogging about.

Some things I’d like to do:

  • Reconnect with people away from the internet. Phone calls, face time… maybe even some old fashioned snail mail.
  • Make my health a priority. Not just about losing weight, but finally go see my doctor about my stupid knees and find out what to do about them. My weight, my knees, random aches and pains… it’s stopping me from having the life that I want.
  • Read more books, watch less TV.
  • Get out of the house more. There is a beautiful world out there, folks. I want to explore it. Even if I’m only able to explore Utah right now… it’s a start.
  • And finally, in what is perhaps the most interesting turn of events, I am going to school. Cosmetology School! It’s true. I’m probably starting in about a week. So that should make for some interesting posts (Yes, that is EXACTLY why I am going to school, it makes for interesting blog fodder).

So that’s it. Feel free to hold me accountable to any and all of these goals. Things need to change.

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4 Responses to Taking back the blog

  1. Jason says:

    Cosmetology school! Do tell!

  2. Bobbie says:

    I just adore that picture. Thanks a gazillion for the visit last week. I’m excited about you starting school and can’t wait to read more!

  3. Shauna (the other one) says:

    Sweet! So glad you’re taking back the blog! This post pleases me. And your new goals please me. I’ll be glad to hear about where your wanderings take you, and what you find along the way. POSTSplskthxbye. 😉

    *hug* (p.s. I love you)

  4. bestsariah says:

    Look at you still being a person when you’re a mom. Congratulations! I forgot to do that when my kids were little. Now come do my makeup.

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