Before we start: If you are interested in starting a blog of your own, I created a tutorial that will help you start your own blog easily. In addition to the low pricing, you will receive a free website domain (a $15 value) through my Bluehost link if you purchase at least 12 months of blog hosting. For what it’s worth, my blogging income did not take off… Read More
How to make your own (FREE) blog graphics!
If content is the most important part of blogging, then graphics are quickly becoming a close second. Even if you’re writing the best content in the world, a visual element is so critical. When you’re competing against millions of other online sites for eyeballs and fans, a strong visual game makes you stand out! In short, attractive and eye-catching graphics… Read More
I QUIT BLOGGING & SOCIAL MEDIA
Let’s get real here… I don’t always feel like blogging. I don’t always feel like posting on Instagram or chatting on Twitter or engaging on Facebook. I don’t always want to answer emails or create a new challenge or write another proposal for sponsored content. Some days I want to scream I QUIT (and really mean it!). ESPECIALLY when if… Read More
5 Ways to Grow Your Blog TODAY!!
One of the best things I’ve learned as a blogger & online biz owner is to NOT fall prey to the belief that I need to do all the things in order to grow my blog. Instead, I spend a significant amount of my blogging/working time focusing on tasks that align with my core goals. That means I only do things that help to… Read More
Why Moms Need to Travel ALONE
A few weeks ago I woke up at 3:30am, showered & changed, and crept into my kids rooms to kiss their warm cheeks for the last time for the next 10 days. I was a mix of excited and scared. Why? Because I was about to travel to a country halfway across the world…alone. No husband, no kids. Just me (and… Read More
How I’ll Know I’ve Succeeded As A Parent
Do you know what my favourite time of year was when I was a kid? Report cards. [Ugh, I know. I was and am a total school nerd.] Really though, I loved report card time. It was my time to shine. I wasn’t great at athletics even though I tried so hard, but I was excellent at academics and almost… Read More