When I first started writing this blog, on January 10, 2009, I was a new Mom, across the country from my family and everyone I knew with kids. I was bored. I didn’t know how to do the motherhood thing, if I was doing it right, or if I was doing a good job.
I started writing this blog. Journaling. Documenting my life and the new life I was in charge of. I was having fun, occupying those very quiet nap times and feeling fulfilled doing something I loved.
What I didn’t expect, was the amazing group of women and wonderful parenting advice that I found. The support system that just appeared. I realized I wasn’t the first one who had gone from career woman to SAHM, wondering what in the world just happened.
Fast forward 4 years, and I’m still writing. Now documenting not only my life, but the 2 little lives I get to spend my days with. What I wear, what I cook, what I create and everything else that goes on in the W household. My writing has changed because my entire life has changed.
The nap times aren’t quiet anymore. Between cleaning and cooking for an entire family, keeping my house in some kind of sane order, Molly Suzanne, kids sports, my half marathon training and life in general, it’s hard to find time to dedicate to the blog.
So I do what I can.
I’d be lying if I said I had it all together. I’d be lying if I said I showered every day or that my kids actually got out of their pajamas on a regular basis. I’d be lying if I said there weren’t days that I’m completely and totally overwhelmed with motherhood, kids and life. But that’s why we’re all here, right?
Sometimes, I still need to know that I’m not the only one.
This blog has brought me so much joy and so many friendships. Some of my closest friends have been made in the past 4 years.
So, thank you.
Your reading, commenting, sharing and supporting Stilettos and Diapers means the world to me. I have enjoyed every minute of the past 4 years and I can’t wait to see what the next 4 have in store!