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How To Make Your Blog Go Viral

Blogging, Lessons on working, Stay at Home Moms

by: Kel Amstutz

Last year, I posted a blog post that went viral. (much to MY surprise!) 

Today, I still see traffic in the thousands (on a daily basis) and from that one article! 

Since then, I have had a few more blog posts that are getting shared in the thousands.  The internet is filled with different niches that cater to different interests.  In today's internet landscape, it is a MUST as a blogger, that you formulate a strategy that CAN make your posts go VIRAL. 

Why is vitality or contagious content important today?  

Social media has become a staple in the attitude of online users. What this means is that with more shares and likes, more people can get to see your blog and be exposed to your brand. 

So how do you go about doing this? 

Know your Niche if You Want to to VIRAL

One of the best ways to turn a blog post viral is to know your audience, know their interests and their likes. You may even go the extra mile and create a really c…

Guess who's TURNING SIX...OH MY...

This girl right here....where do I even begin.  See that sweet face? Those tiny hands? Those teeny legs? That bright smile?  Those eyes...they will literally melt your heart.  This one. She came last. The last of them all. The one that almost did not come....if not from a miracle.  She kicked hard. She played day and night.  She made me so hungry for cream of wheat and so sick at the same time. She drained the life from me... She had her own plan, from the beginning. She was going to sit, upright, of course. She wasn't going to move, nope, not her. No matter how hard they pushed, pulled and tugged at her while she was still growing in my belly.  Nope. Not Kit Kat. She was determined to do this thing called life on her terms...that hasn't changed one bit!

I can still remember being so tired. I got up to get her sister her pacifier (binkey) which fell behind her crib, as usual!  I had to get down on the floor to retrieve it and then, well, Kit Kat was ready. Of course the kid was…

Turn down for W H A T ?

There comes a time in your life when things change...
There is a moment when time stands still. I know that at least one of you have felt it. As if the earth has shifted off of its axis, only, just in your world.  It sounds crazy to actually write it, to think it, to admit it- but it happens from time to time.  For me, it was just recently.  Things changed.  I don't know what or how and I don't really even know how to explain it fully, but I know it has happened, some major event that made me just a little bit older.

I, personally, think it is this intense back-pain that will not let up.  It haunts me morning to night and is so bothersome that I just want to lay down and never get up again...but I can't.  But, only I know that the back pain is just a cover for what is really going on. You all know where I am going, don't you?  To that six letter word that I despise! 

Ugh...I don't even want to mutter those words out loud, but I know that is what the root of all my pr…

Raising an Old Soul within your child

By: Kel Amstutz03/28/2017
It's been eight years.  It's even hard for me to say, to admit that fact. Hard to face the reality that eight years has passed by already, in what seems like a blink of an eye, literally.  

She was born and my world, our world, has changed forever.  I remember looking at her little face, being amazed and enamored all in the same at this tiny human that join our world, that I was entrusted to take care of, to teach and help learn and grow.  

Trust me, it has not been a picnic, we have messed up royally in this short span of time, but it's no wonder.  

I mean, have you ever just looked at your child, really looked at them, past the cuteness that is on the surface and just knew that they had been here before, in some way, shape or form?  

An Old Soul. 
This is my oldest.  She is sassy, to smart for her own good, opinionated, outspoken at times, stubborn as all get out, and by goodness, when she thinks that she is right, SHE IS RIGHT!

I blame this on the fac…

One day at a time...

By: Kel Amstutz
March 13, 2017

One day at a time.

When you stop and think about the statement "One day at a Time" what does that resonate within you?
What does that mean in respect to your life, your wants, needs, visions?  What does that mean to you? 

This is a quote that I hear time and time again...especially when discussing Gray Gables.

Gray Gables: 
A project we started way back in 2013.

A year that, today, seems so far away, and yet, here I am, here we are, still working towards our common goal.  Still working towards a dream that at one point or another, on certain days, seems unattainable within our very lifetimes.

That might sounds harsh.  I mean, we took on this project, with a plan, a pretty solid one at that, and here I stand before you, with a house that is still unfinished, a dream still growing daily within my brain, and complete and utter exhaustion.

Beyond what is on the outside though, I promise that you can rest assured is pride.  I think that Hubby and I …

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