HOW TO: EASY CROWN BRAID TUTORIAL

Today’s Easy Crown Braid tutorial post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. As always, all opinions are mine alone. #WholeBlends #CollectiveBias There are certain things that physically stand out about me to people, besides being tall. I have a ton of freckles, and even a big one on my nose. His name Spot.  (I wish I were kidding.) My eyes seem to change color, and vary between blue and green, with either a yellow or orange center.…

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WHY BLOGS NEED SOCIAL MEDIA

Welcome to the next installment of the How To Start A Blog Series – if you haven’t read the previous posts, I welcome you to check them out – here! Once you have found a name, and the domain seems to be available – I’d encourage you to check and see if that name is available on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc. If you’re not social media savvy, and want to skip to writing your blog, I understand and will not…

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3 QUESTIONS TO ASK BEFORE NAMING A BLOG

Alright, so by now you have figured out Why You Should Blog, and Why You Shouldn’t Blog, and you’ve decided that you’d like to continue exploring this exciting world of the blogosphere! (If you are new to my How To Start A Blog Series – you can read other posts here) Our next step is to figure out your name.  Your brand.  Your essence. This step is all about brainstorming. Even though you might be super motivated to start blogging…

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WHAT WILL YOU BLOG ABOUT?

You’re pumped and ready to blog, and feel really motivated – right? Well hopefully you do after reading the previous posts in this How To Start A Blog Series! Great! The next step is to truly solidify what are you hoping to blog about. Here are some tips to help guide you: WHAT TYPE OF BLOG? Will your blog be a journal or personal blog? Or are you more of a how-to, DIY, recipe blogger? Are you blogging because you…

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5 REASONS YOU SHOULDN’T BLOG

In the last blog post, I talked about reasons you should start blogging. There are honestly countless reasons to start, but I also want you to be weary about not starting a blog, for what I think, are the wrong reasons. Because there are, in my opinion, some reasons to NOT blog.  To get this blog ball rollin’ takes time and dedication, so I want to make sure that you really know what you’re getting yourself into before you take…

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6 REASONS TO START A BLOG

In the previous post of this “How To Start A Blog” series, I shared with you why I started blogging. It was a way for me to stay connected with others, to share knowledge as well as my struggles, and to inquire advice from my new community. Since 2012, my husband and I now run and manage 3 blogs, each uniquely different. We have also been asked several times about how to start up a blog. Henceforth, the reason behind…

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WHY DO I BLOG

I started Tall Mom tiny baby in the fall of 2012.  At the time I was a local morning television host, was newly pregnant with my first child, and had just celebrated my second anniversary with my darling husband. My job as a full time TV personality was soon coming to an end, and I was quickly morphing into a new mom whether I liked it or not. I had enjoyed sharing people’s stories while I was on television, but…

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HOW I SURVIVE THE ROUGH DAYS: MOM ESSENTIALS CAR KIT TUTORIAL

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #GiveExtraGetExtra #CVS #CollectiveBias Several friends of mine just had or are about to have their second child, and with their anticipation of bringing a new baby into the world, comes a lot more of responsibility. Also,  A LOT of questions. And the questions for one’s second baby are very different than the first. Gone are the days of “what mattress should I buy?”…

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Halloween Astromech Droid Eye Makeup Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser.  All opinions are mine alone. #HallowCleanFaceOff #CollectiveBias I really like to dress up.  A lot.  Well, for special occasions.  (Otherwise I’m a favorite t-shirt and pajama bottoms kinda girl.) But, going on vacation, gala’s, or the random date night definitely requires a nice touch. But, here’s the issue – I’ve got kids. So, it’s pretty much always a favorite t-shirt and pajama bottoms kind of night.  Which is…

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Evil Queen Eye Makeup Tutorial

You may not know this, but our daughter Felicity’s middle name is Snow. Why? 1. First and foremost, because ***snow is my favorite!*** I’m part Christmas Elf. I love snowfalls, snowflakes, snowmen, snowball fights, and pretty much anything else to do with the white stuff. 2. I was pregnant with my daughter during the snowiest winter on record in Rhode Island. 3. Snow makes me happy, and with her first name, Felicity, actually MEANING happiness, we couldn’t find a better fit.…

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