I don't know if I'll keep doing these, but, for now, they're kind of fun! It was a fascinating morning when I realized I essentially have a reading, writing, and arithmetic blog. And of course an equally fascinating thought process landed me there. Here's how it went: I have a jar of egg yolks I … Continue reading Friday Fun: Welcome to My Reading, Writing, ‘Rithmetic Blog!
If you research blogging and how to start a blog, chances are you've come across a million and one guides and just as many sites that list any number of mistakes newbie bloggers make. One mistake that consistently ranks number one is not self-hosting. Okay. I get that. Using a free platform like WordPress.com is … Continue reading I am Making a Newbie Blogger Mistake, But I Wouldn’t Change Anything
Yesterday WordPress let me know I now have 500 followers. Hooray? Honestly, it's humbling that so many people are interested in my blog and are following it, but that number is really misleading. 1. The Lily Cafe first ran from 2013-2015 and gained just under 190 followers. Returning 3 years later, that number hasn't changed. … Continue reading Numbers Are Misleading
This isn't a mom blog. But it is. Yet it isn't. Believe it or not, I really am this indecisive! But let me start by talking about boxes. Not physical boxes. The figurative boxes we put people into. This is really just a mental shortcut, an easy and effortless way to organize the world around … Continue reading Not a Mom Blog
Hello? Does anyone still read this? Since it's been such a long, long, long time, I'll be surprised if anyone sees this post. But if you do stumble by, hello. It's been 3 years since I started writing about how motherhood was impacting my writing and almost 3 years since my last post (yikes!). Which … Continue reading Hello?