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Day In The Life| Mommy Blog #4 Family Photos & Changing My Mindset on Instagram

10/09/2017


It has been such a long time since I have done a mommy blog post. Things have been pretty hectic lately and I thought it was time for a little update. I have been thinking about a lot lately when it comes to my blog and my Instagram account. And I just wanted to share my thoughts with you. 

Since having my daughter I have found a new passion for new things other then just beauty related products. I have falling in love with taken photos again. I mean, before having my daughter I loved taking photos of beauty products, but now I love taking photos of my daughter and our daily lives. I have been more into home decor, cleaning products, fashion the list goes on. I realized I want to share more then just beauty products with my followers. 

I know a lot of people follow me simply because I am a beauty blogger, but I don't think I want to just be a beauty blogger. I want to be a life style blogger where I focus on a bunch of different things other then beauty. I noticed once I started posting photos of my daughter on Instagram, my follower count has started to decrease. It ended up bothering me and I thought to my self maybe I should just post only beauty. After talking with my boyfriend about it and feeling upset, I came to a realization. This is MY blog and MY Instagram account, no one else's. If I want to upload photos of my daughter I am going to. If I want to post photos of my home, I am going to! The numbers mean nothing to me anymore. And I feel so ashamed of letting my follower count get to me. 

I am going to post what I love and what makes me happy. I am obviously going to post beauty products still, but I am going to start adding photos of other things. I feel like so many people are just so set on a number, but that number honestly doesn't matter. What matters is the followers that stick with you through your changes, because everyone changes. Everyone goes through different things in life. I have had this blog since 2012 and my Instagram account since June of 2013, so it has been a long time. And now I am a mom and a homeowner. And I feel like I have so so much to offer and share with the world. 

I just feel like I had to get that off my chest. I am in a completely different mindset when it comes to Instagram and just blogging in general, and I honestly feel great. 

With that being said, yesterday my boyfriend and I went out and took some photos and I wanted to share them with you all. I love going out and taking photos and yesterday was the perfect fall day here in Northern Michigan. I hope you guys enjoy and I hope you enjoyed my little rant. <3







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