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6 Reasons to Appreciate Your Blog

Let’s face it, we writers are a self-conscious bunch. We all want our work to be noticed and affirmed. But for a moment let us set aside what others might think. Let us reflect on the reasons we began blogging in the first place. Here are 6 Reasons to Appreciate Your Blog. Enjoy!

Letters To Dutch

I launched Letters To Dutch a little less than 4 months ago. For the first week, it was like a drug I couldn’t kick. Blogging was all I could think about. I felt so creatively inspired that it consumed me. Normally I’m a control freak, struggling to let go and ride the wave. Not this time. I let the excitement take hold of me like a bird lifting its wings, soaring above the clouds. Just what is it about this blog that has me so fired up?

hands-typing-2For one, it’s healing. There is something about putting words to paper that heals us. Somehow we gain confidence and a better understanding of ourselves. These last few months have provided me a kind of relief. It’s like I can finally breathe once I’ve published a post. It’s no wonder people have been journaling for centuries! I also love the idea of documenting our human experience. Only the memories…

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Teacher Appreciation Gift Basket

Dear Dutch, The 2015-2016 school year has come to an end and it's time to say goodbye to our classroom, teacher and friends (TEAR). Thankfully it's not goodbye forever, we already have tons of Summer play dates and activities in store to keep you socializing, learning and growing. Early in the school year you became… Continue reading Teacher Appreciation Gift Basket