Don’t Call Me Mommy Blogger

Don’t Call Me Mommy Blogger

utah mommy blogger Guess what? I’m not your mom.

Some people are under the impression that a woman who owns a company can be considered a “mommy blogger.” I’m a mom and I’m a blogger. But I’m not your mom. So don’t call me “mommy blogger”, “mom blogger” or “mommy” or “mom”.

There is a lot of respect for any woman who can run a business while raising her children. However, never confuse being a mom with running a business.

While a person can be both at the same time, they are two different worlds. It is possible for a woman to be a mother and a successful business owner.

Daily, I get press requests or companies that reach out and don’t take the time to actually look at my site and call me by my first name. I kid you not. This happens every day.

Here are several reasons why you shouldn’t call me a mommy blogger.

I don’t work for my kids.

Don’t get me wrong, I work to provide for my kids, but I don’t work for my kids. I’m completely capable of balancing my clients and my kids. 

Yes, there may be a time that I need to take care of my kids over my clients, but that doesn’t mean I’m not capable of handling both. I’m a professional and expect to be treated as one. 

I don’t sit in my pajamas all day.

Although I run a business and raise kids, it doesn’t mean I stay in my pajamas all day.

I’m completely capable of getting fully dressed and tackling the work day just like any other professional. In fact, I am more productive when I get dressed and treat the day just like I would any other job.

I bring home a pay check.

This isn’t to say that mommy bloggers don’t bring home a paycheck because they do.

However, owning a business is way different than running a blog. You can guarantee and bet on your life that I take pride in bringing home a paycheck.

My paycheck has nothing to do with being a mother and it has everything to do with being a professional.

I deserve to be treated like a professional.

If for one second you think you can pay me in gold fish and a glass of diet coke, you’re wrong. I own a business and I need to bring in revenue.

When you choose to work with me, you are getting a professional and not someone who can pay her bills on kiddie snacks, although a case of diet coke as payment doesn’t seem too far off.

So, the next time you think you don’t want to do business with a “mommy blogger”—think again. I’m able to balance a house, a career, and run a business. If anything, this should motivate you to hire me considering I give everything I’ve got to everything in my life.

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Go Adventure Mom’s found, Kathy Dalton, launched Go Adventure Mom in 2012 in an effort to bring women together that love travel and the outdoors. As a former ski instructor, Kathy has taken her love for outdoor recreation and through the power of social media has created a platform to share her passion with the world. As a mom of three, Kathy loves to share her family adventures in Utah, cross-country skiing up Millcreek Canyon, skiing in the Wasatch Mountains, camping in Grand Teton National Park and camping in the Uintas. Kathy has been featured in The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Parents and Parenting magazine. Kathy is a regular contributor to Visit Salt Lake and is a tip contributor on TripAdvisor.

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