Friday, May 30, 2008

Why ask Why?


Amanda, CEO of Beans & Co., asked why I visit the mom blogs....
That is a very good question with a 3 pronged answer (as many things in life are 3 prongs):

1.) In reading your blogs, I hope I am less shocked by the things that will come my way as a mom. I do not think it will make me a smarter mom, hopefully just a little less frightened and a little less alone in the drama.

2.) I enjoy learning about people's lives and the way they do things. Knowing more options in child-rearing, marriage, birthing, etc. than what I was exposed to growing up, will only make my decision process better. Also, I truly love having "blog friends," and knowing your kids is knowing you. Plus, kids pictures make me smile...and we all need that in a work day. I do hope I get to meet some of you one day. There should be a tour of "Freak Alex Out: she babysits, we laugh" Tour. I get to meet you guys, you get free babysitting.

3.) It is just funny.

11 comments:

Carolina Mama said...

Fellow Southerner here. :) Just over from Simple Gifts. Your travels could be addicting to read. Love your answers on this post. Ditto.

amanda said...

ok so i already loved you (and yes i know how you feel about saying that) but seriously!! i am truly going to have to right click and steal that little adorable beans and co logo!!

i PUFFY heart it honey :)

and i puffy heart you. really i do!! and all 3 of your reasons. which is exactly why i am obsessed with my fellow mommy bloggers. and you.

can i pretty please be the first stop on your tour?? my life won't be complete till you my roaming southerner and i meet in real life!

Leigh said...

Great answers. And comeon-I am always looking for babaysitters-and free to boot! A bargain.

McMommy said...

Alex, DO IT!!!!! You are so invited to make my house a stop on your tour!! Plus, I'm really fun. I swear.
In fact, forget the kids. maybe I'll just hire a babysitter and you and I can hit the town!

McMommy said...

Forgot to tell you how much I LOVE the Beans & Co!!!

3boys247 said...

Alex, Please come babysit, OOPS, I mean visit. We have a great Mexican restauarnt about a mile away.

The Good: we walk to the restaurant.

The Bad: we have margaritas and chips.

The Sweaty: we stumble home.

Let me know when your tour comes to Colorado!

Becks said...

Just found your site through Amanda and Beans. I love that you check out mommy blogs. I did the same thing while pregnant. I was a lurker and never left comments or even had a blog for that matter. It's what inspired me to start a blog. Anyways love the bean bling and glad to have found your blog!

Brandon & April said...

I frequent LOTS of mommy blogs! I am with you on seeing and getting inspiration from other families!! Bloggy inspiration is really hard to explain to others if they don't "get" the whole blog thing but then I read posts like this and I think ....EXACTLY!!!
Oh and you won the book giveaway!! So shoot me an email with your address and I'll get it to ya!

:o) April

smithfamilyadoption(at)gmail(dot)com

Belle-ah said...

I just found your blog...love, love, love the title!!!!

The Ben Show said...

We are here to amuse you! But seriously, if you ever wanna babysit...

Belle-ah said...

Thanks for coming over to Southern Somedays...I am a GA girl! LOL But spent many years in SC and my 2 oldest children were born there (Florence and Greenville, respectively). My Daddy's family runs deep in the Upstate and we (DH,DD & I) still think of it as home.

We moved back to GA about four years ago from NY (we have also living in Ohio) so I guess you could call us roaming southerners as well!

BTW, I do know Franklin County...when we lived in Clemson I had to take DD to Lavoinia for baton twirling classes (no kidding!) and a dear friend of mine's family hails from Canon/Royston.