Forgive me Readers, For I Had Blogger’s Block

iStock_000016452551XSmall.jpgWhen I started out blogging several years ago, I never thought I’d be doing it for six years. Sharing stories, opinions about books, toys, strollers, you name it, but at the heart of it, I was excited to find out about new things and share them with my friends, the readers of this blog, fellow bloggers and perfect strangers. At the heart of it, I figured, I’m just an every day mom giving my honest opinion about topics in the news, movies I had just seen, books I had read and more. I created my blog to make people laugh and at times, to encourage them to try new things. At the heart of it, Role Mommy exists because it’s a place for me to do what I love while raising a family.
The problem with blogging is sometimes, you have writers block and instead of posting something boring or lame, you decide to take a breather until inspiration strikes. That’s what happened to me. I’ve been working full time now for about eight months while balancing Role Mommy and Project You and frankly it’s been tough. I want to write, but I also want to read those books (just finished the biography of Steve Jobs btw, and it’s a must read for any budding entrepreneur or dreamer), spend time with my family, veg out on the couch or just hang out with my cats – wait I can do that while I blog.
When you work a lot, sometimes the things you love most get neglected and for that dear readers, I am sorry. I promise not to do that again! If you’re a writer and facing the same brick wall – you can’t seem to think of what to write about each day, here’s a personal challenge that I plan to try:
1. Tell one story a day: It could be a conversation you had with a close girlfriend; a holiday shopping find; a meal that you whipped up from scratch; a photo of your pet or your child doing something really silly. If you find the one nugget of your day that you think others will find interesting, funny or informative – then go for it. Even if your mom is the only one who reads it, at least you know you’re capturing every day of your life in a way that is meaningful to you and possibly to many others.
So get ready to laugh again, be inspired and much more. Role Mommy is my passion, my outlet, my place to be me, so hope you enjoy what we’ve got in store for you in 2012 and if you have a story to share, please do – we’d love to hear from you!