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  1. adrienne says:

    I love your posts about everyday. And let’s not even pretend that I’m not a huge photo stalker of yours. Your photos are always amazing!

  2. Kelly says:

    I love this post Courtney, I really think it speaks to so many readers of your blog. It’s so important to remember that blogging, especially creative personal blogging, is leaving a little legacy for our family. Thanks for the beautiful reminder!

  3. Barbie says:

    I personally love your photos. I love how you capture your son in every day life. I only wish I would have clicked my camera when my kids were little!

  4. Meagan says:

    I love to look back at my old posts. It’s like a little time capsule. Especially to see what Andrew was doing when he was Caroline’s age – so fun! I like taking photos for my family, for us. We’ll always have them and I couldn’t be happier about it!

  5. I wrestled with this a lot last year when I first started writing. I thought I was doing everything “right” but I wasn’t making it like the “bigger” bloggers were. Then I realized I didn’t have the time to make my blog big and fancy. I could only be me. And the people who came and came faithfully, those are the comments I value a hundred times more than the number of pageviews or comments.

  6. […] I mentioned yesterday, I’ve slightly struggled with blogging validation and worth in the last couple of weeks. Just wondering, with baby boy’s impending arrival and […]

  7. I don’t get a lot of traffic in general unless someone has gone nuts on a search term (yea, that happened recently) or it’s one of those serious, heartfelt posts. But like you, I’ve learned to get over it…most of the time. I still have that occasional moment where self-pity and “No one likes me!! Waaaahhh!!” kicks in and I have to slap myself silly. Haha.

    These days, I like to look over my old posts and look at how far I’ve come, remember a moment where I struggled, celebrated a success, or simply had a great adventure somewhere. The traffic may not be much but the memories are everything. =)

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Courtney Kirkland is a Southeast Alabama Writer & Designer. Since 2008, Courtney has passionately provided beautiful, intentional design to small businesses & bloggers and encouraged thousands to walk in a rich faith in any situation.