Does the world need another blogger? Really?
Am I that narcissistic to think that I am so cool, so well written and spoken that people will actually want to read what I have to write?
So why blog? What is my goal?
Honestly, I am inspired to write by the numerous blogs I regularly follow. See below for a list.
While researching about how to blog, one of the sections was titled ‘Get Famous’. Well, I don’t need or necessarily want to be famous, I think this blog will be ever evolving, I am hoping for a dash of humour mixed in with some sarcasm and wit. I hope it will also be informative and interesting.
So, a little about myself.
I am a 34-year-old, married Canadian Mummy. My beautiful daughter (Paisley, more commonly known as Pants) is three, and my partner of erm…13 years is Shaughn. We live in an average city, in an average house. We have a dog and cat, and 4 daycare children (beasts) that come daily for care.
I went to school for Early Childhood Education, graduating in ’99, after which I moved to the Arctic to work for 6 long cold months. It was then that I realised that I was meant to spend my life where restaurants didn’t serve seal meat, and blizzards lasted for hours not days. It was then that I also realised that I was meant to spend my life with Shaughn, wherever that may be. After my contract was finished, I moved back to the south, and worked in centre based care for the next 10 years.
In 2008 I became a Mummy, and knew I could never go back to the childcare centre I had worked at. I needed a change, and home childcare was a better option for our little family. It’s been my passion since I opened my doors on Jan. 5, 2009.
I have a special interest in the LGBTQ community and how it relates to parenting, childcare, and the growth and development of children. I am also very interested in gender issues, women’s studies, and Canadian politics.
So will any of this make me famous?
Nah, probably not, but I’m cool with that.
*Blogs I Follow:
Uppercase Woman – Cecily Kellogg http://www.uppercasewoman.com/
Aiming Low – Various Contributors http://aiminglow.com/
Mamadojo – Various Contributors http://www.mamadojo.com/
Finding Summer – Summer Minor http://findingsummer.com/