I graduated from Arizona State University in May 2011. I was 22 years old. Needless to say, I was pretty proud of myself! A Bachelor’s degree already at the age of 22 and I now had my entire life ahead of me. But I also needed a job. That was fine with me – I was ready to start making money instead of spending it on student loans. The problem? I couldn’t get a job in my field of study, which was history and culture. I went to school to be a high school history teacher but by the time I was ready to graduate with my Bachelor’s, I still needed to get certified as a teacher. Forget it. I started applying for jobs. On August 1, 2011, I started a job as a banker. Little did I know, it was the beginning of a miserable career that would turn into a dream come true.
BlogPaws changed my life. I’m seriously not even joking when I say that. If it weren’t for BlogPaws, I’d probably still be a miserable person working in the corporate world at a tiring 9-5 job. No thanks. That life is not for me, and BlogPaws helped me realize that! Now I’m a full time pet blogger and I owe it to the hard work I’ve put into blogging, thanks to the inspiration and motivation I’ve received from the BlogPaws community. Now it’s my turn to give back, and help others realize their dream.
One of the best decisions I’ve ever made was to become a blogger. While I only intended to blog as a hobby, I have made blogging into a lucrative, full time career. There are many reasons to start blogging. Whether you’re writing about pets or something else, it’s a great way to share a passion of yours with the world. Here are five reasons to become a blogger:
It’s been two years since Dog Mom Days was born. I started blogging on December 19, 2013. Little did I know that this “hobby” would turn into a full fledged career.
Within the past two years I’ve had opportunities that I never thought I’d ever come across. Instead of boring you with the story of my blog’s growth, let’s recap some of the most exciting moments!