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Number 6

6 May

Henry discovered hummus today…

Yuck.

I cannot tell you how grateful I am for paper towels and soap.

** This post is part of a 30-Day Gratitude Challenge inspired by the 365 Grateful Project.

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30-Day Blogging Challenge: Day 29

11 Dec

As of today, Henry is 364 days old. And since I imagine that I might have something else to post about tomorrow (hmmm…what could it be?), I thought that I would touch on the subject of my super-exciting, thrill every minute, really rather Henry-centric blogging challenge.

TODAY = DAY 29!

I made it almost all the way! Yay!

It wasn’t perfect. I missed a day here and there. But I feel that I held to the spirit of the challenge. Can’t help that life got in the way a couple of times.

Many lessons were learned (including that I have an addiction to exclamation points! and CAPS) but there were two major take-aways from this challenge:

1. Blogging everyday is hard. And time consuming.

Many bloggers make this look easy but it is SO NOT. Taking the time to write something interesting/coherent/cogent/unique and then generating images on top of that- yikes! ┬áThere goes a couple hours. And some people post multiple times a day! And have a super high readership (which, for those of you that don’t know, is the result of extra, unseen efforts to promote your blog)! So…kudos to everyone that maintains popular blogs. You have my respect.

But, in my experience, the effort has been totally worth it because…

2. Everyone is SO nice. I’ve received many wonderful comments and compliments about my writing and photos. While I don’t always reply, I always read and appreciate the comments left by people. Thanks everyone! And as a bonus and total surprise to me, this has been an incredible way to keep in touch and connect with people. My posts have sparked some good conversations and I love that!

With all of this, I’m going to do my best to continue regular posting. Henry’s amusing/entertaining quotient is starting to skyrocket and I’ll do my best to keep you abreast of the humorous/endearing/milestone moments. Plus I might have a few non-Henry focused ideas rattling around in my skull.

So, come back tomorrow for a big, momentous, amazing post. Henry saws it’s going to be awesome!