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Stop overthinking everything and just do it

My plate is full. So full, I just sit there and look at it and then I’m not hungry anymore. I push the plate away from me so I don’t have to see it anymore. I know I need to eat, so I pull the plate back. I push the food around with my fork so it looks like I am making progress, but in true form, I’ve bitten off more than I can chew. Then I realize, I need to stop overthinking and just do it. Whatever it is on my plate, I just need to stop worrying about it and just get things done that I have control over. continued

Top 25 Northern California Blog!

I’m humbled to be voted one of the Top 25 NorCal Moms by Circle of Moms. It’s an honor to be part of such an amazing group of bloggers.

This couldn’t come at a better time. Growing Up Goofy has really taken off, and I’m excited about the direction I am moving with the site and its tips and information. I love sharing the DIY projects I do, the Disney-related info I’ve collected over the years, and my parenting challenges and victories with readers like you.  It’s rewarding that I’ve been able to use this forum to meet and interact with so many smart and talented people.

Thank you for your votes of confidence and your encouragement! Here’s to many more posts to come…

Circle of Moms Top 25 NorCal Blogs

circleofmomsIn 2011, I went to BlogHer, a blogging conference for women. A few weeks after the event, Stokke contacted me to tell me I had won a Tripp Trapp high chair at the event. You would have thought I won the lottery. It was one of the only times I can remember actually winning anything. It was a great feeling and we needed it!

Last night, I was catching up on email, I noticed an unfamiliar subject line from a publication I regularly read. It said, “Your blog Growing Up Goofy has been nominated to the Top 25 NorCal Moms – 2013 list on Circle of Moms.” I was amazed. Amazed that someone thought about me in a way that makes me proud to be labeled “mom blogger.” I had the same feeling last night that I had when I had one the high chair. It was awesome.

I’ve been blogging for a long time. My first blog, Doug and Cam, started in 2005 when we were planning our wedding. Then I started Frugal Day in 2009. Now, Growing Up Goofy, has taken all the things I love and put them in one place. I’m honored to be nominated. It’s because of you, the readers who keep coming back, that I love to spend time here.

Thank you.

If you’d like to vote for me, visit Circle of Moms and click on Growing Up Goofy. You can vote once per day until August 13th. 

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Cam Bowman @cambowman
Stay-at-home mother of two, wife, blogger, amateur photographer. Former flight attendant. Lover of all things Disney. Living the dream.
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