Its a quiet Monday evening, full of endless sibling rivalry jabs. Ironically, donned in one of my favorite maxi dresses bearing black and white stripes…I was fully primed to be a referee….or serve 25 to life. And with these kid it can easily go either way lol!
As my taco meat was simmering (don’t hate on my Monday night complex cooking skills) I was having a sweet bonding moment with my oldest son. We are sitting at the kitchen table sharing a Coke and he asks, “So mommy, what inspired you to start your blog?”. “WOW!” I thought. I actually have planted some seeds of inspiration into this dear child through me following my dreams! So I go into this long detailed conversation about life, about being happy. I talked to him about finding an outlet for your feelings and finding your voice. Blogging for me is fun, ultimately I would like for it to be work for me and become financially lucrative for me. I’m living by the adage “Do what you love and the money will come”, and I sincerely believe that. I’m watching opportunities fall into my lap day after day.
I continued to talk with him about entrepreneurship and explained the pros and cons of owning your own business. He gave me examples of how someone who owns a business is responsible for paying for everything and for hiring everyone. I also explained to him that by owning your own business you also get the benefits of keeping your own money after you pay all of your business expenses. Such a great conversation! He was so engaged, unlike the normal pulling teeth it takes to get any info outta him.
To wrap up our deeply meaningful conversation, I asked him, “So what made you ask what inspired me to start my blog?”. As I eagerly anticipated his philosophical response, I patted myself on the back for really connecting with my child through my own hard work! As he sweetly looked at me and said, “I’m practicing conversation starters for school”….I just watched him walk off and was happy to have the one on one time, even if I was only part of a social experiment…it meant way more than that to me!