5.10.2010

And so it begins...

After blogging for a little over a year at The Perks of Life, I felt the need to protect my family by making my blog private/invitation only. But I couldn't bear to keep all my thoughts to myself so I've created this second public blog, Hanging by a Silver Lining. This way I can fully partake in the joy that is blogging without the concern of my family being in danger.

Why the blog name "Hanging by a Silver Lining"? I'm so glad you asked! As a young mom, I feel like many days I am just hanging on for dear life. BUT, being a mom is the best thing in the world! Difficult and painful it may be, but there are silver linings to be found. As a mom, you just need to hang onto those golden moments and endure. Life is good...even when it doesn't always seem good.

So, welcome to Hanging by a Silver Lining! I hope to pick up where I left off at The Perks of Life by sharing some humor, some honesty, a few pics, a few good thoughts, a couple of recipes, and a whole lot of bloggy love. Forgive the bare walls for now. I am trying to make this bloggy move in the midst of a real-life move, so you can imagine things are a little hectic. Hey! It's not called Hanging by a Silver Lining for nothing.

I would still love to have you follow over at The Perks of Life if you'd like to (send your email address to hangingsilver@gmail.com), but I must warn you: it's probably going to get awfully drab over there. I'll be using it to post all the pics and milestones and braggy stuff that moms do that can get rather obnoxious unless you are a grandma or auntie.

Oh! and as I did start this whole thing to keep my family safe, please help me to do that by not mentioning their real names, our last name, or our location in your comments. Feel free to mention our social security numbers or bank account numbers though. ;) Thanks!

I think that's it...Again, Welcome to Hanging by a Silver Lining! Grab a cup of hot chocolate or a cherry limeade depending where in the wide world you are, pull up a comfy chair, and let's chat!

6 comments:

Brittany said...

I love the new blog name! I am glad you are keeping a public blog for the fun/insightful stuff.

Myya said...

I'm so glad you'll still be in the bloggy world!!!

Wonder Woman said...

Yay! So glad you're going to still be around. Adding you to my reader........now.

See Mom Smile said...

Love the name! Welcome again to Bloggy World!

Crystal and Scott said...

I love your title!

Kelli @ writing the waves said...

Interesting that you are doing this because I've been thinking about doing the same thing. Just flip flopped - starting a new family blog & not posting as many pics and such of the kids on my current blog. I'd still like to follow your other one though. My email is writingthewavesmama@gmail.com. Impressive that you are starting this in the middle of a move too. Good luck with all of that! We just did it last summer. Whew!

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