My Journey from Mommy to Mommy Blogger & the Love for Blogging

My Love for Blogging

I have a very special reason to write this post today. And the reason is Blogchatter’s birthday and of course my love for blogging.

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What is Blogchatter? It is the most amazing online community of bloggers, writers, and authors. The team at Blogchatter is just brilliant, they work day in day out to make things happen for their community. Any blogger will become a fan of their innovative campaigns like A2Z challenge & My Friend Alexa which promises to take your blog to the next level. Blogchatter is most famous for its trending twitter chat sessions around blogging. Yes, you must check these out!

If you are a newbie in the field of blogging or an oldie with a passion & love for blogging, this community will accept you with open arms. I am proud to be a member of this community & ever thankful for all their love.

If you are a regular on my blog, you might not have seen any post on the love for blogging for more than a year now. I have written only 2 posts in 2017, on what motivated me to start blogging, that too when I just started my blog. And I am sure except my family and friends, no one else has ever read it. So, I thought why not write another post which will help you to understand me better.

My love for writing – Since childhood!

Even though I started writing & maintaining a dairy when I was 10, I had never imagined in my whole life that I would be writing articles one day. Simply because I never planned for it neither I had a qualification which could justify blogging as a career choice. I started my blog just like that, in July 2017 when my son turned 18 months old, I gifted myself a blog!

My diary was my best companion, I would write when I had a build up of emotions & needed to vent out. I would feel really light after writing down everything in my diary. But soon, life took over and I stopped writing. Maybe, I learned how to handle emotions and deal with situations.

However, the biggest emotional wave hit me when I entered the ocean of motherhood in 2016. And, it almost made me drown. My husband tried to pull me out & supported me by being an equal partner in our journey. But, that was not enough!

I joined a parenting community, Babychakra!

It felt good to know that I was not the only one struggling with motherhood. I soon made friends & became active in the group. I also tried my best to help new moms with my experience. Babychakra offered me many opportunities to express myself & help other parents. I did a soul-satisfying AMA session on their app, just after a month of joining Babychakra. Aah, that was amazing!

My Love for Blogging, my journey from a mommy to a mommy blogger

Later, I got an opportunity to contribute to Johnson’s campaign – Embrace the mess. And, soon after I was asked to write articles on their app. That was the game changer. Once again, I found solace in writing.

It was around that time when I came to know about the word Blogging. And, I started my research to understand it better. I wanted to try it out and ta-da, I got my own blog (thanks to my husband & brother-in-law for helping me with all the technicalities).

The only thing that was in my mind when I started blogging, was to reach a bigger audience. And, learn more about it.

I started my blog, Growing With Nemit!

I was totally in love with my baby blog & would spend hours reading and learning about blogging. In a day, I used to read around 30-40 articles on how to run a blog. And, the love for blogging kept me going.

My Love for Blogging, my journey from a mommy to a mommy blogger

The first few months of blogging gave me an adrenaline rush every time I would publish a post. My friends would message me saying how much they love my articles and I was doing a great job. All the love & support I was getting, made me work even harder. And, one day while reading an article, I got to know about the blogging communities.

I joined a blogging community, Blogchatter!

So, in Dec 2017, I joined Blogchatter & other blogging communities but being a novice, I couldn’t figure out how to proceed further. It was around the same time, I was approached by a brand to write a sponsored post for them. I was on cloud nine to get my first ever paid work. And, I got busy with more work.

With time, I forgot about the communities I had joined except for one i.e Blogchatter. I was getting regular mails from them which I enjoyed reading. But I was still not confident to go out & explore more.

Around Feb, I saw a mail in my inbox regarding A2Z challenge from Blogchatter which intrigued me to learn more about it. I wanted to participate but I had no idea how I would write 26 posts in a month. I soon realized that I was not yet ready for such a challenge but promised myself that I’ll participate in 2019.

Suddenly, one day I got a call from the Blogchatter team to check my mail. I was pleasantly surprised to see their invitation for a collab. I just couldn’t believe myself that it was happening with me.

The community which I was trying to be a part of, bowled me over with their love & acceptance even before I could ask for it. The month of March is special for Blogchatter since it’s their Birthday month. And, it is special for me, since it’s the month I got associated with them. Exactly a year ago, I became a part of this amazing community.

My journey with Blogchatter had been a memorable one which I will cherish forever.

And, the Journey Continues…

I have come a long way in the last 1.5 years and the journey had been so beautiful & mesmerizing. And, I wish to keep writing helpful content and share my experience with my friends and readers. Keep showering your love and blessings on us.

I hope you liked reading my journey from a mommy to mommy blogger. Stay tuned as April is going to be super exciting. Also, I will be revealing my theme for A2Z challenge very soon.

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54 Comments

  1. Surbhi Mahobia March 12, 2019 at 1:52 pm - Reply

    Neha, your journey is truly motivating and inspiring for all those who are trying to make a foray in the field of blogging. Blogchatter indeed is an extremely supportive platform for bloggers. I wish you all the best! Keep writing and keep inspiring.

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:48 am - Reply

      Thanks, Surbhi.

  2. Saarah March 12, 2019 at 2:06 pm - Reply

    That was really a great move from being a mom to mom blogger and your journey so splendid actually inspires me to work harder .

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:48 am - Reply

      All the best Saarah!

  3. Pooja Budhiraja March 12, 2019 at 4:50 pm - Reply

    Great to know about yr supporting family and your blogging journey. All the best

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:47 am - Reply

      Thanks, pooja.

  4. Being Amna March 12, 2019 at 5:57 pm - Reply

    WoW ! Sounds amazing😍 I would to be a part of blogchatter too. Waiting for April.. Thanks for sharing such a fabulous article about your journey towards blogging and it is really inspiring story..One should never give up in life:)

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:47 am - Reply

      Absolutely, never give up!

  5. Khushboo March 12, 2019 at 6:35 pm - Reply

    That’s a beautiful journey girl. Keep going and I am sure many mommies can get inspired by your story.

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:46 am - Reply

      Thanks, Khushboo!

  6. Mrinal Kiran March 12, 2019 at 8:10 pm - Reply

    It is always amazing to learn about the journey of others… Loved reading this! It’s great that you love writing and follow it as your passion!

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:46 am - Reply

      One should never leave their passion behind. Thanks for stopping by, Mrinal.

  7. Akanksha Narang Goel March 12, 2019 at 8:13 pm - Reply

    It’s really amazing to look back and see how much we have achieved so far and be grateful for all of that. I also started blogging after I became Mommy.

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:46 am - Reply

      Yes, it is. Thanks Akanksha.

  8. jenifer March 12, 2019 at 8:21 pm - Reply

    Loved reading journey from a mommy to mommy blogger.

    Your posts are always good to read and u too motivate other bloggers to do best.

    Hope the journey always go up and you keep smiling.

    Also, I like your blog name.

    Stay blessed:)

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:45 am - Reply

      Thank you so much, Jenifer, for your kind words.

  9. Jhilmil D Saha March 12, 2019 at 8:37 pm - Reply

    This was so fun to read. Totally loved reading this and going through your journey. Wishing you all the best and lots of success.

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:44 am - Reply

      Thanks, Jhilmil.

  10. Paresh Godhwani March 12, 2019 at 9:10 pm - Reply

    It was so wonderful to read your journey as a blogger and your journey with Blogchatter. Even I am participating in A2Z 2019, see you there.

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:44 am - Reply

      Thank you, Paresh. All the best for A2Z challenge.

  11. Bushra March 12, 2019 at 9:58 pm - Reply

    Kudos to your blogging journey, indeed BLOGchatter is best blogging Community to get inspired and learn blog ethics

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:43 am - Reply

      Yes, it is for sure! Thanks, Bushra.

  12. Directingdreams March 12, 2019 at 11:30 pm - Reply

    A beautifully penned article it is.. even i feel blogchatter is an amazing community and i love it… even m doing A2Z challenge this year.. lets see how it goes.. love being part of my friend alexa..

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:43 am - Reply

      Thanks for stopping by, dear. All the best for A2Z challenge.

  13. Sayeri March 12, 2019 at 11:45 pm - Reply

    You will be the inspiration for those who love writing and who all are planning for a blog.

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:42 am - Reply

      Thanks, Sayeri.

  14. Aritro Chattopadhyay March 13, 2019 at 12:01 am - Reply

    Collaboration with blogchatter team seems like a next level thing totally. What a beautiful and chalicious read!

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:41 am - Reply

      Thanks Aritro, miracles happen when we least expect them.

  15. Sneha March 13, 2019 at 12:11 am - Reply

    Wow your journey is truly inspiring and yes i too started in 2013 and still going on

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:42 am - Reply

      Thanks, Sneha.

  16. Deepika March 13, 2019 at 8:44 am - Reply

    Your story inspired me a lot!! I felt all those feelings through your words. Really a wonderful journey you had.Many more to come! I also recently joined the community of #blogchatter and I am loving it. I agree this community accepts all with open arms.Thank you for the wonderful post and Thanks #blogchatter also.

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 10:40 am - Reply

      I am so touched with your kind words, Deepika. Thank you so much for reading and commenting.

  17. Noor Anand Chawla March 15, 2019 at 2:19 pm - Reply

    Blogging is my passion too, and I really see that it’s yours too 🙂
    I’ve signed up for the Blogchatter A2Z challenge this year. Have you?

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 5:54 pm - Reply

      Oh yes, Blogchatter’s A2Z is the only thing on my mind nowadays. See you there!

  18. Charu March 15, 2019 at 3:28 pm - Reply

    I have a deep association with Babychakra too and started my freelance journey with them along with another site called Mrigaa!
    Blogging like you has become my passion now. Something that I started on a small note has eventually turned so big for me and that only propels me to write more and give my best

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 5:57 pm - Reply

      That’s so great, Charu. I love your blogs, you have a way with words. It feels so great when we can follow our passion. It’s so liberating!

  19. Anahita Irani March 15, 2019 at 3:50 pm - Reply

    Cool, thanks for the info. I am also going to register for the challenge before its too late. All the best to you.

    • Neha Sharma March 15, 2019 at 5:57 pm - Reply

      Thanks Anahita 🙂

  20. Princy Khurana March 15, 2019 at 6:36 pm - Reply

    kudos to your conviction and determination. wishing you many more success in the future

  21. Ruchi Verma March 15, 2019 at 10:42 pm - Reply

    Keep growing and your journey is truly an inspiration for many others …Thanks for sharing your journey with all of us!!

    • Neha Sharma March 16, 2019 at 10:54 pm - Reply

      Thanks for your kind words, Ruchi.

  22. Dipika March 15, 2019 at 10:43 pm - Reply

    That’s really beautifully penned. Being a blogger is definitely liberating for many, including me. Blog is our inner self and I am glad to know you a little more.

    • Neha Sharma March 16, 2019 at 10:55 pm - Reply

      Thanks for reading, Dipika.

  23. Varsh March 16, 2019 at 7:32 am - Reply

    Blogchatter has been instrumental in determining blogging goals and achieving them for a lot of bloggers. Am participating in A2Z too. Would be fun to interact with you there.

    • Neha Sharma March 16, 2019 at 10:56 pm - Reply

      Thanks Varsha, will be looking forward to read your posts.

  24. Roma March 16, 2019 at 3:34 pm - Reply

    That’s such a beautiful and evolving journey my dear. May you keep soaring higher and higher

    • Neha Sharma March 16, 2019 at 10:57 pm - Reply

      Thanks a lot Roma for wishes, coming from you it means a lot 🙂

  25. NIHARIKA CHATTERJEE March 17, 2019 at 7:25 am - Reply

    Learning about someone’s blogging journey is always nice… especially as a fellow blogger.I have been following blogchatter too…but haven’t participated yet

    • Neha Sharma March 17, 2019 at 2:05 pm - Reply

      Hey, thanks for stopping by and am glad you liked reading my journey from a mommy to a mommy blogger. Do join Blogchatter’s blogging challenges, they are so much fun.

  26. Tina Basu March 17, 2019 at 7:39 am - Reply

    its so nice to hear you are enjoying this role as mommy blogger too. I had a similar story too. This journey is special.

    • Neha Sharma March 17, 2019 at 2:06 pm - Reply

      True, it’s such a special journey!

  27. Sayeri March 17, 2019 at 9:02 pm - Reply

    Loved reading your ‘Behind The Blog’ story…we all have a story I guess. For me it was different. I used to work as a PR and came to know about all the influencers. Then suddenly 3 yrs back the idea popped up and I started blogging.

    • Neha Sharma March 17, 2019 at 9:22 pm - Reply

      Oh great, so you know the in and out of the blogging world. 🙂

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