Having a blog is a wonderful way to document the ongoing events and memories in daily life and it comes in very handy later on when you are ready to recap those experiences on a scrapbook page. I’m a big believer in blogging and I have some tips to share if you are just getting started. I have been posting entries on my own blog at scrapbookladypages.com for more than six years now, I run a toy blog, and I’m also a contributing writer at thedailydigi.com, so you might be surprised to find out that I maintain another blog just for my family. Even though I share plenty of personal information in my public writing, there are many reasons why I believe in keeping a more private blog for our family to enjoy.
Many blogging programs will allow you to password protect a blog if you want extra privacy. Even if you choose not to use a password, you can choose who you want to share the address with, but realize that anyone might be able to find the blog utilizing internet search options. Whether or not you have a password in place, take safety precautions and don’t post your home address or too much identifying information. Also, use care in posting pictures that might be embarrassing or information that would harm someone.
I truly believe that anyone can keep a personal blog and that the people in your life will be very grateful for the time you take to share your precious memories with them. I was thrilled when my own parents decided to start their own blogs a few years ago. Their posts are treasures to me!
|Katie Nelson (aka “Katie the Scrapbook Lady”) has been sharing her passion for memories for more than six years at scrapbookladypages.com. She is also a contributing writer at The Daily Digi and co-host of The Digi Show podcast.|