When graphic designer Brent Almond adopted a son a few years ago, he was struck — like so many new parents — by the steep learning curve, the sheer hard work of parenting and the overwhelming array of kiddie stuff he found himself having to buy.
So he launched a blog, , to review products for their aesthetic value. But he soon found he got far more out of chronicling daily life as a father.
"It causes me to pause and think about things happening in my son's life and our life as parents and as a family," he says.Reference: 'You're Not Alone': Dads Who Blog Redefine Modern Fatherhood.
There are so many easy-to-use platforms for blogging that if you should have even a smidgen of curiosity about blogging, my advice is simple: Go for it. The thrust of your blog may range from personal to business, but as it was for Almond your blog may evolve over time. Let it.