I am often asked why I blog. Many of my friends don’t know how I find the time to write posts between being the primary care giver of our three young boys, the various other activities that I participate in and organizations that I volunteer with.
I am not sure where I find the time either, but find it I do. It’s that old adage in action, if you want something done, ask a busy person.
Truthfully, I make time for it. It only took a few months of writing with these incredible women for me to realize that I was gaining so much more from this experience than I ever thought possible.
My three co-writers whom have challenged me to think about things differently, inspire me to try new things and listen to my ideas without judgment have enriched my life.
While I have definitely grown as a writer, more importantly I feel that I have grown as a human being. I have learned to take risks and unabashedly try new things even though the outcome is uncertain. Through my actions I know that I am teaching my boys that life is an evolution where opportunities are presented and regrets are not worth having.
I hope that our blog inspires parents too. It makes me feel proud when I hear people talking about something we’ve posted and I am giddy when I read comments from people whom I don’t know, sometimes zooming from across the world.
Beyond the stories that we share, I hope we are showing parents that it is possible to find time for something that brings you joy and fills your soul. And if you are like I was and uncertain about what your passion is, try something.
Encourage yourself to try something new. Just like you’d encourage your child.