Well hello there! It’s been a while hasn’t it? In fact it’s been a whole week since my last blog post, which if you’ve followed my blog for a while you will know is very unlike me! The truth is I am just really struggling for inspiration at the moment.
A few months ago I made the decision to write less about parenting and more about fashion. In all honestly, that hasn’t really happened and there’s a couple of reasons for that. Firstly, for an outfit post I need someone to take photos of me, which is James but of course he works full time and then there’s other things that we need to do on his days off and it just doesn’t feel right asking him to take loads of photos of me on his days off. Also there’s the fact that I don’t have an endless amount of money to spend on new clothes. I feel like I should only do an outfit post when I have a brand new outfit and the reality is that I can’t afford to do that very often.
Of course, as a blogger I do get send things occasionally so I’m able to create new fashion content when that happens, such as my recent LOTD post. I’ve actually just received a Joe Browns order today so there will be a post featuring those items coming really soon.
I think what I’m going to do is take it back to basics and just blog about whatever I want to blog about. I still want to make a conscious effort to not be all about the kids and parenting but I don’t think I need to be putting too much pressure on myself to create fashion content. It’s half term next week for us so I think I’m going to go back to what I enjoy doing the most and get out with my little family and take some photos to share in a day out style post.
Another reason I have been struggling with blogging is because I have been working really hard on both Instagram and YouTube recently and it’s hard to keep up with everything. I think maybe I’m spreading myself too thinly and trying to be the best at everything when that just isn’t possible. I am used to working so hard on my blog and posting almost every day but since I’ve set myself a challenge to upload a new video to YouTube twice a week I just haven’t been able to devote that much time to my blog anymore.
So like I said I’m just going to go back to basics and try not to put too much pressure on myself about the kind of content I’m putting out. I really want to stick with my two YouTube videos a week and also try to post two blog posts as a minimum. Hopefully I’ll be able to get the balance right with that and find my blogging mojo again.
Have you struggled with bloggers block before? How did you overcome it?
Thank you for reading.