Once Upon a Blog……

Well, I’m here! I gave myself that humungous kick up the ass that was required, finally stopped procrastinating and sorted out my blog. By that I mean, I decided on a name, theme, etc and then I nagged my husband until he sorted it!

The one thing that has stopped me blogging for so long was choosing the name. I puzzled over it for weeks. (Ok, months). It was actually harder than naming my children! The reason behind the name is a whole other story though.

I also started to wonder whether it was the right thing to do. Should I be whacking something else on my ever growing to do list? I struggle to keep up as it is! And there are so many bloggers I admire, how could I ever compare? And that I suppose, is the trick. I’m not going to, I’ll try anyway.

I’ve been writing this first post for so long now. Unfortunately, this means the equivalent to scrawling it down on the back of an envelope in that rapidly failing memory of mine. I can’t actually remember any of what I really wanted to write and I remember it sounding so much better in my head. I was intending on my very first post being pee your pants funny, but it’s not quite come out that way. Can’t have it all though, can we?

Anyway, I felt I needed to make my little mark in the Blogosphere. I’ve been squatting. Ahem, guest posting, on other peoples blogs for way too long now.

I don’t quite know exactly what form this blog is going to take yet. It will be to some extent a diary, a recording of my children’s milestones (although I’m a bit late with that one, but there’s still plenty more to come) a place to gather my thoughts, ramble in general and share my experiences. I was just about to type ‘pearls of wisdom’ but I can already hear the guffaws and that’s not what I meant about making you pee your pants laughing!

I’m not intending on this being solely a mummy blog, but my children have been here 24/7 of my life for the last three years and a half years, so I can’t ignore them.  I’ve tried. (That was a joke for those of you who don’t know me!) So, of course, elements of my parenting skills (or lack of them) will creep in every now and again.

And, we have some new adventures that I want to share, but that’s for another post……

Kate x

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  1. Twirlybean says

    Yaaaaaaaay!!!!!! Chaos and Calm is born! Congratulations!
    Love your first post and can’t wait to read more xxxxx

  2. Jenny paulin says

    Yay well done!! Now you are here and an official blogger you will be hooked – hooked i tell thee!!
    Good luck with it all and i look forward to reading and following your blog and its journey xx

  3. Msissa says

    You did it! And I was just thinking the other day that you’ve got far too much time on your hands..!
    G’luck x

  4. says

    I really enjoyed your first post and am so glad you are joining the blogging world, I cannot wait to read more! Thank you so much for adding me to the list of blogs you love, I feel all warm and fuzzy now! x

  5. Hannah Chandler says

    I’m new to reading blogs, and I can safely say I’m looking forward to reading more of yours. Well done on getting it started. Hopefully I won’t be too far behind you x

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