Dreams of Yet Another Blogger

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Blogging is dead! If you’ve ever dipped your toe into blogging, there’s no doubt you’ve come across that notion before. The idea that blogging is a waste of time or that becoming a professional blogger is impossible…well I’m here to show you that quite the opposite is in fact truth.

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Eat Dream Blog What Would You Do If You Had No Fear of Failure

Many of us have dreams that we think will forever remain just that – dreams…

What we could do “if only…”

If only we had… more time, more money, more space, more support….

More courage?

It’s hard to put it all out there. Really hard. To try and make a go of it, especially in today’s world where you don’t have to be a celebrity to have your messiness or mistakes exposed.

But I’m trying. Because a life where I only get to spend 35 hours a week with my children while I spend 45+ at work doesn’t sound like much of a life to me.

Before I started this adventure, I had no idea just how much work went into running a successful blog. All I have to is write and post, right? Build it and they will come?

Yeah. Right.

motivation quote to chase dreams

Don’t get me wrong, I’m very happy with my stats thus far. It may not seem like much compared to other sites out there, but in the 18 days since I’ve launched, I’ve had 641 visitors. And I’m so grateful for each and every one of you.

I love it, though. And that really is all that matters in the end. I wish I had more time to work on it, but I make do. I come up with post ideas while I’m driving to work, I promote via social media while I nurse my baby to sleep, and I dream about the day this blog will set me free financially. Because it will happen. Someday.

Dont just dream it live it quote

Until then, I shall continue writing for the sake of writing and I hope you shall continue enjoying what I have to say (or at least some of it). Make sure you subscribe to my postings by entering your e-mail in the upper right hand corner of my page (or at the bottom if you’re on mobile)!

What are some of your dreams? I’d love to hear about them!


UPDATE: It’s been TWO YEARS since I wrote this post (whaaaaa…?!) and I’m happy to say *I DID IT*!!!!! Check out this post on how a cat convinced me to quit my job to become a professional blogger!


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  1. I just wrote about what i’ve learned in my first year of blogging…and the most important thingI learned is that I have do it for myself first and foremost and because I love doing it!

    1. YES!! If you go into it for the money, you’ll almost certainly fail. It has to be for love first. Always. 🙂

  2. My dream is to start our family, and we will, as well to help others! I’ll be keeping an eye on your blog for sure. Keep up the amazing work, you will get there, no doubt about it!

    1. Thank you!!! I’ve read your blog, too. I have no doubt you will achieve your dream, good juju and happy thoughts being sent your way <3

  3. This is so great that you shared and reposted this. I am reading and smiling because I am at that point in my very early blogging career.
    I love the writing, and the expression and definetly not for the money. But I always joke with my wife. I juzt made .50 cents.
    Thanks again

    1. Thank you, Chris!

  4. If you never chase your dreams, you’ll never catch them. So true. Just like all those people who wish they’d win the lottery but never go out and buy a ticket!

    1. So very true!!

  5. Thank you for the inspiration Amber! I was feeling sorry for myself this morning, that my blog is not doing better. I know that rule #1 is that we should not compare ourselves to others, but some days…Anyway, I am inspired again after ready your post. Thanks!

    1. You’ve got this, Irma!! <3

  6. It’s better to look back and think I tried than I wonder what if.

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