|Don’t get it right, just get it written”|
|James Thurber quotes (American Writer, 1894–1961)|
I wrote a few days ago about how positive and supportive people can make a difference to your creativity, your energy and your overall view toward whatever it is you are trying to achieve.
I gotta say I am still relying on that support and still finding it – from friends and family that ask ‘How’s your blog going?’ to people in the blogosphere who reach out and make sincere efforts to assist you. It all helps.
One thing I have come to realise also is that not every post that I (or any blogger ) writes has to be inspirational, motivational or the ‘best post’ I’ve ever written. Why? Because not every blog post can be written whilst you are meditating under an aframe or even while you are completely alone, without a single distraction.
I think sometimes we just need to ‘cut ourselves some slack’ and have faith ourselves and in what we are doing.
Although this sort of feedback really pleases me of course and motivates me to write similar posts, being the ‘human’ that I am with multiple distractions and commitments outside of the blogosphere, I have decided that I am not going to put myself under any pressure to duplicate those outcomes. If I did that, I’d probably never write anything.
So instead I will write as honestly and openly as I can, as frequently as I can and about whatever topics that inspire me or motivate me. That is for me what blogging is really all about. Writing and communication, honesty and sharing – all great tools for learning and self growth.
So today I am musing about the experience of ‘Blog Writing, Set to the Background of Parenthood”. It’s a laugh, I gotta say….
Blog Appreciation, Kids Style…
Whilst one of my kids is quite ‘web savvy’ for her age and actually understands what a ‘blog’ is (she actually has one herself), in contrast, my youngest child is completely ‘blogging nonplussed’, to say the least. During the writing of my last blog post for example he spent about 1/2 hour chanting the words….”Are you finished yet, are you finished yet…..” in the background. Aaaaahh…..
Needless to say it may not have been the best post I’ve ever written. I’ll let you be the judge, if you want to read it here.
My kids, of course, always come first. Always have, always will, in every way. Rather than use them as an excuse not to write though today, I thought I would make them a reason to write.
They really do inspire me to write as much as they distract me.
Oooops….Life is Calling
As life, at this present moment of writing, is imitating the content of this post and I have one child loudly sharing that ‘I have nothing to do….’. I will close this post now with a happy sigh (I got to 600 words this time!) and go and hug my kids.
I would love to hear about your adventures with blogging, a story about your family or whatever you’re happy to share.
I always have time to reply to all comments or answer a question.
And although this blog does not have one of those amazing plug-in things, called Commentluv (where you’re own latest blog post is linked to your comment) feel free to highlight or mention your own latest blog post, so others can see it.
Who needs a fancy plug-in for something we can add ourselves anyhow??? (okay, commentluv is awesome and it probably will come to this blog eventually, but in the meantime…..)
Love to hear from you. 🙂