Why did I decide to start blogging / vlogging?
Back in 2014 whilst pregnant with our second child I found myself with a little bit of extra time on my hands (the irony of that sentence now still makes me chuckle to myself) and through a lovely Facebook group that had been set up for people due babies around the same time as myself, I stumbled across the YouTube world of Mummy vloggers, more specifically ‘Mrs Meldrum’.
Mrs Meldrum was due Florence around the same time that I was due and I found watching her pregnancy updates very intriguing, I liked how her and Lee did their gender revel and how I often felt the same as she did.
In a way I related to how we were both adjusting to life with two girls and before long I became ‘hooked’ on watching other YouTube mums.
I considered doing my own blog back in 2014 but, I seemed to of suddenly gone from having spare time to no time, My girls seemed to just swallow up every second of my day.
I plodded along just watching other You Tubers and taking notes for when / if the time ever arose for me to follow in their footsteps.
So why has it taken me almost 3 years to finally take the plunge and join the every growing world of You Tubers?
For me now just felt like the right time. My work / home life balance seems to of reached a point where I feel I can commit to writing blogs as often as I can and filming / editing videos once a week without adding too much pressure to myself.
I have also gone through some personal things during the 3 years of contemplating blogging and I hope that by writing my experiences down I can help other women who may find themselves in similar situations.
You could also say I have become a sheep and am now following the latest trend!
Whilst I am still growing my confidence in front of a camera and learning how to edit, I do know in my heart that I made the right choice. If things don’t work out for me then at least I can say I gave it a go.
I am looking forward to the adventures this new journey will bring for us and often wonder where we will end up but, for now I thank you all for reading my blogs, following us on Social Media and watching us over on YouTube but mostly for your continued support.
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