Why do we need one more blog?

Most of my best ideas tend to happen around 2am. This one happened at midnight, but the same general concept. I can’t sleep so my mind goes into overdrive. Or maybe my mind is in overdrive, so I can’t sleep… the never-ending cycle of insomnia. But when the idea of a blog popped into my head, I didn’t automatically get excited. It felt like it could be a good idea. But I also thought about being tired and trying to commit to one more thing. I ran through everything else that consumes so much of my life and thought “how do I fit one more thing in?” But it was those thoughts that actually made me realise why this made sense.

My life is a constant juggle. Do I wish it was sometimes simpler? Yes, but then I don’t think my type A, Virgo, over-drive personality would accept it. I’ve always been most successful when I have multiple tasks as opposed to just one or two. And I’ve always liked writing… it’s the easiest way for me to get my thoughts out without sounding like a muddled mess. Annnndddd, because I have so much stuff going on in my life, I have a lot of things to write about. So ultimately, that’s why I think we need one more blog… because I have a lot of stuff to say – some incredibly important, some of it light and trivial. But hopefully, stuff that you can connect with on some level. I’m a mama to a 9-year-old high functioning autistic son, a yoga instructor who found my calling after 16 years of corporate life, an autism advocate running a parent support group, an incredibly impatient homeschooling mom, a concerned environmentalist, a science nerd and dweeby bookworm, a recently converted vegan, a Trini / British with a passion for the beach and life… and there are lots more I haven’t mentioned yet.

I hope you’ll stay tuned, share with your friends, leave me comments and most importantly, enjoy!

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3 thoughts on “Why do we need one more blog?

  1. I agree with you that “I’ve always liked writing… it’s the easiest way for me to get my thoughts out without sounding like a muddled mess.” One can blurt some words/ideas/thoughts/feelings down on paper (or as a WordPress draft…) and then come back and edit/refine them before sharing them with anyone else. I am very curious about how you came to leave corporate employment and how you started teaching yoga… and how you came to be concerned about the environment. I know that when my older sister had her first child, she became MUCH more curious about what she and the baby were eating, where/how their food was grown, what happened to their recycling after it was picked up, and much more. I do not have any children, but I do lead Music together classes three mornings each week and interact — sometimes quite joyfully — with a lot of families and children as a result. So I am also curious about your experiences home schooling with your son. You keep writing (when you find time!), and I’ll keep reading…

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    • Thank you so very much for your very kind words. So much of my life has unfolded and it was never originally in my plans. I have shared some posts that do touch on a few of your questions so I hope you get some time soon to read a few more of my posts 😁

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