Inspired Thanks to WOW Summit

Lately I’ve been in a bit of a blogging slump.

The transition from working to being a stay at home mom to 4 boys AND homeschooling has been difficult. I knew it would be, but I didn’t fully grasp it.  Kind of like you know it’s hard to have a new baby… but you don’t really know what that means until you get there.

Anyway, blogging has been tough. I’ve struggled to figure out how to write… not just when but actually how to form my thoughts.

Some part of me must have anticipated this because I signed up to go to WOW Summit and I’m so glad I did.

One of the great things about WOW Summit is that it combined both incredible opportunities for bloggers with valuable information in a really packed two days.

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I spent the first day soaking up all the information I could get at three different blogging workshops, then had the opportunity to “speed date” with sponsors and learning about some new products. As a blogger it was a great chance to network and as a mom it was an opportunity to check out some awesome new products.

It was refreshing to meet so many like-minded mom bloggers,  and I look forward to keeping in touch with them through their blogs and Instagram. I wish I had stayed at the beautiful Gaylord Hotel, because the festivities went into the evening with food and drinks and lots of opportunities to meet new people.  Even without the cocktail hour, day 1 was definitely a whirlwind.

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On day 2, I brought my little helper along with me as we taste-tested our way through the many vendors who attended.  Marlowe consumed his weight in chocolate milk, fruit snacks and got all loaded up with gummy probiotics and vitamin C. It was preschooler heaven.  We walked away, bellies full and our arms weighed down with huge swag bags and tons of coupons for new cool products.

Regardless of where you are in your blogging journey, I can’t recommend going to a blogger conference enough.  I’m feeling totally motivated after this trip (I might even write more!).  WOW Summit combined information with inspiration for a pretty amazing weekend. I am so thankful I had the opportunity to go and I’m already planning to go back next year.

WOW Summit is hosted by Moms Meet. Keep up with their events here.

I received 1 ticket to WOW Summit as a part of a partnership program and I’m effectively hooked. Thanks again for the amazing weekend!

Don’t Forget to Write

Motherblog becomes Multifaceted Mama

Once again, this blog has been sitting here neglected.

But not forgotten.

There are so many things I wanted to write about.

But I never sat down to do it.

It doesn’t take long to start feeling guilty for not writing. Not like I have a billion readers but I thought, how can I come back now and just pretend like I haven’t neglected the blog for a year ?… and now two years?  I figured I’d scrap this blog all together and start over with a new concept called Multifaceted.

But despite the fact that this forgotten blog was sitting around collecting internet dust, I still kinda love it.  And, very surprisingly, people are still visiting (thank you).  So I’m scrapping the idea to scrap it (because I’ve got to scrap something) and I’m combining my Multifaceted concept with The MotherBlog.

One of the reasons The MotherBlog was so hard for me was because I had more facets of myself that I wanted to be able to share, and I got stuck in a bit of a rut just posting “big thoughts and feels” and so the other stuff just didn’t feel right.  So Multifaceted Mama is a way to share all those parts. Here you will find a little bit of introspection, a little bit of fluff, a little bit of domestic stuff, a little bit crafty stuff. It’s part journal, part playground.

I’ve got some big things to share (and little ones too). In the meantime, welcome back to the MotherBlog, now Multifaceted Mama.