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The world of blogging – especially “mom blogging” – is ENORMOUS. Possibly over-saturated. Often repetitive. And occasionally too sugary-sweet optimistic to tolerate in large doses. I get that. Everyone has their own way of doing things and I fully respect – and even enjoy! – other bloggers’ styles of blogging

But it’s just not me. 
I tend to do things my own way. I blog, not because it’s my job or “side hustle”, but because I enjoy writing. About things I want to write about. Like marriage. And family. And Hollywood.  And hope.
And sometimes I think too much about it all.
But hey, this is who I am. And this is how I blog.

So thanks for stopping by and reading. For real. Thanks. 

I’ve been hobby blogging for 3 years now and Google Analytics tells me that I’ve had 125K+ unique visitors stop by. Which, sure, is a drop in the bucket compared to the big-time bloggers out there. But for me, this is a pretty big deal and I feel BLOWN AWAY thinking about all of YOU who’ve stopped by my site at one point or another. So thank you. I might not know who you are, but I still think about you and appreciate you.

Also, See here: Why I Blog. Why I Will Keep Writing.

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I originally started this blog (during a struggling point in our lives) as a behind-the-scenes look into pursuing the Hollywood dream with a family in tow. But then, surprisingly, something else happened through this blog. A new confidence emerged, both within myself and within the partnership of marriage. 

My husband and I began communicating better. I began expressing myself more. And then we wrote a script. TOGETHER.

It was a huge challenge, in all the hardest – and best – ways. It brought up things we needed to confront in our marriage. And maybe, just maybe, through that journey, I’m now no longer just a “lowly screenwriter’s wife”, but instead a writer, a wife, AND a writer’s wife…all rolled into one.

Oh, and also a mom. Because that’s a pretty big part of my life too, even if I don’t feel like your typical “mommy blogger”. 🙂

So here we are. Still keeping on keeping on. Still married. Still chasing the dream. With our soon-to-be-three young kids in tow. Figuring out how to make life work. 

Thanks for joining this journey with us. 

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Were you looking for the more usual “About Me” blogger spiel?

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Photo credit: Laura Daulton

Hi, I’m Ronni. I’m from Texas, but now live in Los Angeles with my husband of 11 years (we married somewhat young) and our two, soon-to-be-three, young kids. I’m a math teacher by trade, yet I’m always perusing new passions.

I like all the “mom” stuff (DIY, gardening, sewing, activities with kids), but I also like deep thinking and logic and math stuff.

Oh, and I like marriage. NOT because it’s been easy or blissful – but because marriage has been hard. At times very hard. But it’s something I believe in and something I’ve fought for and something I’m proud of. And I’m honest about it. And I hope to help others who are struggling in their marriage as well. 

Also, I hope. Because without hope, how else can we survive? 

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I do social media here:

Facebook – for sporadically announcing when I’ve posted a new blog post.  

Instagram – for daily life and pictures of my cute kids.

Twitter – for when I want to be an adult and vent and/or discuss movies and shows I’m watching. 

Pinterest – for mommy-ing, inspiration, and pretending I’ve got my life together. 

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If you’d like to see a bit of what I write about – or at least what people like that I write about – here’s a list of my most popular posts (as of July 2016): MOST POPULAR POSTS

 

 

 


Below were my original goals for this blog, and what I still keep in mind when trying to figure out what to write about:

a) Be a resource for women in similar positions as myself, who unfailingly support their husbands’ lofty career goals, all while trying to maintain their own identity as a wife, mother, and individual.

b) Provide insight into the daily realities of living and pursuing a dream in Los Angeles and the tolls it takes when you have a family in tow.

c) Share knowledge I’ve gained over the years that I believe have helped our family survive. Possible topics include: frugality/living on unsteady incomes, parenting/marriage/family life, general DIY stuff, and other topics I’m interested in and think my readers might be interested in as well.

 

 

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