Why I’m Not So Good at Balancing Motherhood & Blogging

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When Meagan approached me about participating in this blog series, Balancing Motherhood & Miter saws, I thought she was crazy.

I haven’t blogged in six months. So why would she want me giving advice!

Blogging is hard. Having a DIY blog means big projects. Like turn your daily life upside down kind of projects. Painting rooms, carpentry work, demolition, messy, time-sucking, expensive kind of projects.

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I actually love a good DIY project. But I have a husband who does not. He hates the mess, and really doesn’t care if we have a plank wall or not.

And as for my kids, who are now 6 and 4, I’m finding it way harder to do DIY projects now that they’re older. Is that crazy. I thought it would get easier as they got older. Not the case. No more naps, still waking up at 6 am, and they now have a crazier schedule than I do. Between school events, sporting activities, birthday parties and play dates there is NO time.

I just blog when I can now.

This past weekend my husband and I decided to tackle a little project that I have wanted to do since we moved into our house 6 years ago!

We built a little closet fort in my son’s bedroom. It’s not done yet. Still needs a railing, some lighting, and I want to make some artwork for it. But it’s ok for it to not be perfect. My kids certainly don’t care that’s incomplete. They’ve already spent endless hours in their little closet fort. And they DON’T care about how pretty and put together the space is. They’re going to destroy it anyways!bedroom reading nook Why Im Not So Good at Balancing Motherhood & Blogging

Want to have a half complete closet nook too? Then check out my link here.

Now I want to see how all these other blogger moms do it!

Day 1 Mamas:

Jillian @ I Am a Homemaker

Bee @ Windgate Lane

Alice @ Thought from Alice

Charlotte @ Ciburbanity

Amy @ Her Tool Belt

Day 2 Mamas:

Danielle @ 2 Little Superheroes

Amanda @ Dwelling in Happiness

Rachel @ Shades of Blue Interiors

Jen @ Migonis Home


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Thanks for stopping by! My family and I recently moved into a builder box home. And in between playdates and swim lessons you can find me adding some thrifty, diy charm to our new home.

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  7. Girl, I’m with you. I’m the new PTO President at my child’s school (did it a couple years ago too) and finding the balance between family, blogging, and PTO is difficult. I’m hoping to find the balance soon or something isn’t gonna get it’s full attention! I wish you luck and please wish me luck! I love to read your blog anytime to you post!
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  8. I can SO relate! My hubby hates DIY projects too, and could care less what I do to the house. It makes it tough sometimes (so I just try not to tackle TOO big a project), but I still love it. And I also agree about it getting harder as the kids get older. Mine is only 21 months, but it’s a whole heck of a lot harder to blog now than it was a year ago when she slept more! Loved your honesty; it’s so true! :)
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