Can you believe that Christmas is only two weeks away!?! Between client work, birthdays, and prepping for Christmas, things have been a bit crazy around here. So why don’t we just dive into what’s been going on in my life lately….
Yes you read that right. I actually read a book this month. If you have seen my latest gift guide you know I recommended a few books. I started with The Little Book of Hygge. It was exactly the book I needed to read. I’m pretty obsessed with the concept of hygge, so you will be hearing a lot more about it on the blog. It is a lot like self care in some ways.
I am going to sound like such a teenager, but I’ve been loving Riverdale. I might have a somewhat inappropriate crush on Jughead. I was super weirded out when I realized he is one of the twins from The Suite Life of Zach and Cody….. But the actor is 25 so I’m not being completely gross.
Oh goodness my hands are full. Plus there has been a bit of drama with the in-laws concerning the children… Basically my in-laws have a favorite grandchild and I was uninvited to my own kids birthday party…. Aside from that we are in the process of potty training the oldest and it is taking forever. If I can manage to figure out potty training, I might write a post about it, maybe.
Things get pretty stressful around here from October to early December. Last year, it almost ruined our marriage. This year we knew the busy time was coming and I was better prepared. I just really had to deal with taking care of the kids by myself most of the time and doing my own work at night. Daddy not being available had the largest negative impact on the kids though. My oldest would ask first thing when Dad would be home. Sadly, even when he was home, he didn’t have time to play with the kids because he still had more work to do. Thankfully, things should be slowing down a little bit for the next few months.
This time of the year is the busiest for all bloggers. I have been so busy with work I had to turn jobs away. Right now, I am thinking a bit about the goals I have for Feisty Green Polka Dot in the new year. I will say I plan to be posting here more and focusing less on posting to Instagram. You will also see less sponsored work. I won’t be cutting it out completely because I do need the income. If you are interested in learning more about blogging and monetization, please let me know and I can share more posts about it.
What Is Ahead
I’ve been thinking a lot about the future. Hopefully the next few months can be calmer. I certainly need some time for deep reflection. I plan to really think about my personal growth and development. I also want to look into how I can market the skills and experience I’ve gained from working on Feisty Green Polka Dot. While I love what I do, I ultimately want to work outside of the house. Hopefully, sooner rather than later.
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