I’ve been planning this post in my head for over a week, I talked about it in my post about my plans for my blog last week. But every time I come to write it, I just can’t think what my goals are or should be. Hence why it’s a little late in being posted!
I know that I love writing my blog and yes I’ve enjoyed a little break over Christmas and it’s been a struggle to get back into the swing of things. That isn’t because I don’t want to, but a combination of us having a lot to for our new home. With me spending my evenings browsing the internet for home accessories and also to be honest just not wanting the Christmas break to be over. I’ve loved having Alice and Andy home and spending the evenings with Andy, a glass of baileys and chocolates.
Anyway back to these goals! Well yes I would love to see my blog grow and for it to reach more people. And yes, I would love for my social media followings to grow too. But, do I want to set myself targets? No. I think I will make a note of what they are now in January, as I will be interested to see what they are at the end of year and how much they’ve grown. But, I won’t be setting monthly goals for it.
Does this make be a bad blogger? I don’t think so. Everyone works differently, some people love a goal and the feeling of working towards it and then hitting it. Whilst I am not that person. I am the type of person that stresses and worries about it. Getting myself worked up into a state if I don’t hit it. So, I don’t think it’s healthy for me to have them.
With Alice now at school and Holly starting preschool, it is time for me to start thinking about work. At the moment both Andy and I agree that the right thing for our family is for me to be at home. However, if I could find a way to make a living around the girls that would be fantastic. I received some great advice from a blogging friend, which I will be pursuing now that we have moved house and I have some time.
So, I think my goal for 2017 is to try and find a way for me to stay at home with the girls and earn a living. Whether that is through my blog or pursuing other avenues, or a bit of both. Who knows…
I also have a personal goal to make more time for me. To take time out to reset those mummy batteries, I spoken before on my blog about how much better I feel once I’ve had a break. Even just a couple of hours to myself can make such a difference.
They may not be the goals that I thought I would be writing, but they feel like the right ones for me. I am very excited about where this year will take me. I love writing my blog and I would be lost without it now. 2017 I have a good feeling about you…