10 Unusual Things About Me, Lee

I got tagged by Anne of Forever the Wanderer here and I was so enthusiastic about her “unusual things” that I had to participate like, now. Honestly, some blogger tags can become so stagnant and repetitive but when you’re challenged with one like this, you get to know people so much better! Here’s what I got for you, the juicy stuff right? I hope you enjoy this OLD PICS I pulled from my PC to highlight these unusual little bits of me.   1 || In person, I’m kind of terrible at having girlfriends. No joke, I grew up one ofRead More

The 4 Stages of Blogging

A simple guide for understanding the stages of blogging. With some great infographics, you can easily see what stage of blogging you are in and what to do next.        Stage 1 of Blogging is Beginning to Blog (for real) Focus on writing content and making good blogging habits. Consistency is key, and that’s where most beginners to astray for a while. Prepare your blog for the long haul as much as you can by creating a create website, design, and brand that will stand up to your reputation as a blogger and writer. Focus on finding yourRead More

10 Reasons Why I Love Being A Blog Mom

Here’s a top ten list of reasons why I love being a blog mom. A short list, but a meaningful one! As both being a mother and a blogger, are a dream come for me.  I’m REALLY excited about my blogging and recent experiences online lately. SO much going on for me being a blog mom!   1 || The most obvious reason I love being a blogging mom is that I get to stay home with my daughter every day! 2 || I am my own boss! 3 || I choose when I work and when I don’t [whenRead More

Why Blogging Is The Best Job Ever (To Me)

Put simply, I am a stay at home mom blogger and work from home wife. The thing is though, it’s really not so simple at all. That still doesn’t mean it’s not the best job to me though. There are two important roles I play in my everyday life that I consider my highest responsibilities right now. And that’s being the best stay at home mom, and the bestwork from home wife I can be. For myself, for my daughter and for my husband. PERSPECTIVE || Like I wrote about in My Business & Blogging Background Story, I have ALWAYSRead More

Why to Blog Like It’s A Business

We need to talk about blogging as a business because that is truly not the mindset that many new bloggers have. And this, my new friends, is what is going to bring you out on top. Plan your blog like you’d plan a business and you will go somewhere on the internet, and you will achieve an income doing so. A profit, steady growth, and hard earned cash can be accomplished in your blogging efforts. If you are going to create the content anyways, why not branch out and grow? Into a business. After reading this post, be sure toRead More

My Business & Blogging Background Story

I’m going to explain a little bit of my blogging background and how it relates to my small business, marketing, and social media background story. I want to begin to share how my life has led me to create my online blogging business your reading from today.      My Business Background Story The Early Years of My Business & Marketing Experience In my early high school years, my only experience working was in my grandparents home office for their carpet cleaning business. They had just one truck and one technician. They still had a paper trail of my grandmother’sRead More

5 Apps That Run My Life As A Blog Mom

Today I want to highlight some technology since it’s Tuesday (inspired by #techtuesday). As a busy blog mom, I have a lot going on to say the very least. I’m going to review my top five favorite apps that help me to run my entire life. From house chores to organizing blog posts to getting ALL of my daily tasks DONE on time.   GETTING TO KNOW ME || I struggle to keep organized and clean. By nature, I not a very detail oriented person. I think big picture. I have found that starting big and working my way inRead More

Blogger Recognition Award

Celebrating my first blogging award, I’ve been recognized by a fellow blogger. I was recently nominated by Vicky of Crunchy Leaves & Sunsets for the Blogger Recognition Award. Here’s my post to support that nomination, and do my part. I’m honored to receive my first “award” as a blogger as I proudly write this post describing my journey of this blog, Loving Life With Lee. As I enter into the challenge of Blogtober tomorrow, I thought I’d start it off with a bang. Oh, and a few tips. Following the Rules of Blogger Recognition Give thanks Write a post forRead More

How To Talk To People Who Are Unsupportive of Breastfeeding

How do you deal with family members who are unsupportive of breastfeeding? What kinds of things can you do to educate them about breastfeeding? Should you make a baby sitting plan or child care guide? I want to share some thoughts and ideas with you about breastfeeding in general, as a human. My goal today is to give you the inspiration to believe in your ability and your right to breastfeed. Give you some good resources to show those who may need to be educated on the importance of breast milk. And finally, we’ll talk about a possible Parenting PlanRead More

What To Do When Your Friends Are Making Bad Life Choices

We all make mistakes, sure. But sometimes there are people in our lives that are making bad life choices. So what can we do as their friend to influence them? I wrote a previous post about how to “tolerate people”. I recommend checking that out first to ensure we’re all on the same page here because it’s important to understand how we got to this serious question I’m about to tackle. It’s called How I Tolerate People and Their “Issues” (opens in new window for you). Okay, so you tolerate your friends and you expect them to have some issues. ButRead More