Ten 12 twenty, it has a good ring to it doesn’t it? It was the day our son Charlie decided to finally make an appearance in the world after keeping his Mam and I waiting 13 days over his due date, the little rascal. He rocked in at 8 pounds, 9 ounces and of course I’m bias but he’s absolutely […]

The Last Day

So, Sal is upstairs right now picking the last few bits she will need before going into the hospital tomorrow morning. Her appointment to be induced for labour is at 6:30am. The next time she walks back through the hall door she will be a Mother to our Son or Daughter. How exciting!!! Hopefully it all goes well over the […]

1 Week Old

Well, what a week that has been !!! I still don’t understand how I can be this exhausted, almost delirious at times but still be so happy? Its a crazy new world I live in with Charlie 🙂 At times, especially at night, when Charlie seems to change into a little Gremlin for some reason, I’ve said to Sal that […]

Write an Outline For Your Post

Great blog posts don’t just happen. Even the best bloggers need a rough idea to keep them on-track. This is where outlines come in. An outline doesn’t need to be lengthy, or even detailed – it’s just a rough guide to make sure you don’t ramble on and on about something tangential to your topic. For example, this is the […]

Choose a Topic That Interests YOU

There’s an old maxim that states, “No fun for the writer, no fun for the reader.” No matter what industry you’re working in, as a blogger, you should live and die by this statement. Before you do any of the following steps, be sure to pick a topic that actually interests you. Nothing – and I mean NOTHING – will […]

How to Write a Blog Post

First, a disclaimer – the entire process of writing a blog post often takes more than a couple of hours, even if you can type eighty words per minute and your writing skills are sharp. From the seed of the idea to finally hitting “Publish,” you might spend several days or maybe even a week “writing” a blog post, but it’s important […]


This is an example page. It’s different from a blog post because it will stay in one place and will show up in your site navigation (in most themes). Most people start with an About page that introduces them to potential site visitors. It might say something like this: Hi there! I’m a bike messenger by day, aspiring actor by […]