Do you try to keep your blog geared to a specific topic or theme?
Or do you just blog about whatever is on your mind that day?
I don't have any set criteria for my blog posts, but usually blog about parenting my 5 rough and dirty young folk on our family farm , good old stick to yer ribs country cooking, & getting back to a simpler, more self sufficient way of life.
I have two niche blogs and a third I'm planning is also a niche blog -- although, I do like to wander a little.... I'm writing about toys and games on my children's books blog, and I'm also going to write about wanting to go tv-free, and some parenting books I like..... so within the category, it's a little grab bag, and I think having some variety will keep me interested.
My blog is definitely niche! It's about my fiber arts projects: quilting, knitting, sewing, etc. I've decided not to keep all "mom" or family stories out of it--I wrote a short blog post about some funny things my son said, and blogged about our recent trips to Seattle and Chicago to visit family. But those posts are intended only to provide some amusement or stories of interest to my regular visits, who are there to read about the fiber arts stuff.
I thought I was starting off with a focus but quickly discovered I blog about what ever..... www.juggling-mama.blogspot.com. I do tend to keep it focused on my family and the crazy life that we live.
I did however start a second blog www.kidapproved.blogspot.com that does have more focus. I don't blog on it is regularly but I am trying to keep it focused on arts & crafts, meals & snacks, organizing and other things to make things simpler for moms and fun for the kids.
The other day we were in Target and an automated piggy bank made by a big brand caught our eye. Our youngest daughter really wanted it! The piggy bank would count all of the money automatically as your child put more and more money into it. On one hand we thought it was…