When I first started the series four years ago, I primarily did it because I was curious about how other parents managed this whole parenthood business. I needed some advice, T was barely two-years-old and I didn’t really have any close mum friends back then. I wanted to know other parents’ thoughts and their opinions.
The first year, I began featuring my friends who were based all over the world, most of them weren’t even bloggers. It was only during the middle of 2013 when I started interviewing parent bloggers, and my first one was a Chat with a Dad: The Secret Father. (Do scroll down to read his interview). I didn’t feature only UK bloggers, but reached out to parent bloggers from all over the globe as well. Do have a little nosey around and read each post when you have the time.
I hate goodbyes, who doesn’t? I just feel that the series has come to its natural end. Paulo Coelho was so right when he wrote:
It is always important to know when something has reached its end. Closing circles, shutting doors, finishing chapters, it doesn’t matter what we call it; what matters is to leave in the past those moments in life that are over.
But before I forget I’d like to say thank you to all of those who have been featured, my friends and of course to past bloggers who went on this little series of mine, even though I’m really just a little unknown blogger. THANK YOU!
I’m not going to delete the series from my blog, so it will still be here if anyone would be interested in reading them. You’ll find lots of inspiring quotes about parenthood and how parents cope. I know I did, though some bloggers I just found out aren’t even blogging anymore, and some are not just that active either, but still definitely worth a read!
I love what Pieter, a parent blogger from South Africa wrote (Click on Ah Dad below for full interview)
But being away from them, and feeling that gigantic hole in my heart as I sit on a plane, that is the one thing crappy thing about being a dad. You know those moments when you realise part of your essence is missing”
Or what Katie Kirby of Hurrah for Gin said when asked “If you could give yourself advice about motherhood, before becoming one what would it be? (scroll down and click on Hurrah for Gin to read full interview)
I wish I could tell myself to enjoy the early days and cuddles without worrying, they go so quickly! When I see people with tiny babies sleeping on their chests I feel sad that I ever thought it was more important to get them to nap in a basket”
Circus Queen (Now called Beautiful Tribe)
A big thank you to those who’ve followed the series through out all the years!