HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME: CHEER MAMA DRAMA MADE IT A WHOLE YEAR

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Happy Birthday, Happy Anniversary, or Bloggiversary!!!! However you want to put it, I officially made it through my first year blogging. On December 2nd of 2012 I wrote my first article about my excitement over the upcoming All Star cheer season. Boy I had no idea where that first post would take me. Cheer Mama Drama was simply a creative way for me to document my life as a cheer mom, I had no idea the path it would take me down.  I have met so many people and been given so many opportunities I would have never been blessed with if it were not for my blog.

Cheer Up with Cheer Mama Drama

Who knew by writing an article about Cheerlebrities I was opening a door to a crazy new venture. I don’t know how Cindy Villarreal, CEO of Cheer Channel, happened upon my little blog, but I am so thankful she did.  This first contact started a relationship that would turn into an offer to host a first of it’s kind cheer parent vlog. The next thing I knew, I was all over the internet as Cheer Mama Drama the host of Cheer Channel’s Cheer Up. That is mind blowing. I am still learning the ropes of being a video journalist/ host, but I wake up everyday knowing I am truly blessed. I am so thankful for Cindy, Lance, and Doug, my Cheer Up team, they have been great to work with and are truly miracle workers. How else would a cheer mom from GA be able to take YouTube by storm. You will all forever have my gratitude.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME: CHEER MAMA DRAMA MADE IT A WHOLE YEAR

I cannot forget about all the cool places I have been and the even cooler people I have met thanks to blogging. I have been everywhere from the Atlanta Braves games to Disney World thanks to the social media world. My sister -in-law, Angela from About A Mom, has been my mentor and has given me some very cool opportunities. She brought me along to Disney’s Social Media Mom’s Celebration at Disney World this past May. Being exposed to the ideas of all these amazing women truly inspired me. I came home ready to make my blog a success.  Even though I officially started my blog in December I would say May is when I started taking my new pass time quite seriously.  Since then I have attended a couple conferences and a few media events that further increased my passion. Along the way I have met some awesome women that have been nothing, but encouraging. Joyce, Megan,  Liz, and Karen, you ladies have been so sweet and opened up your circle to this newbie. You have my utmost respect.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME: CHEER MAMA DRAMA MADE IT A WHOLE YEAR

I am excited to see where year number two leads. There is so much to learn everyday. New opportunities are popping up all the time. I never thought my blogging would be a new career opp, but who knows.  Wish me luck.

Comments

  1. Congrats on your first year and all your success!

  2. Happy Anniversary! I just passed my 4 year mark back in October and when I think about all the people I’ve met and things I’ve gotten a chance to do or go – it’s amazing. Here’s to many more years!

  3. Happy Blogiversary, You’ve come a long way baby! I think a lot of us started our blogs as a way to document things that were going on in our lives.
    Good for you for all the great things that have happened and will happen in the future.

  4. Happy Blogiversary!!! What an exciting milestone, well done!
    I don’t recall when I started mine – I’m going to check and see if I can find out!

  5. Congratulations on making it for an entire year! Can’t wait to congratulate you on your 2nd and 3rd and………

  6. Congrats… Happy Day and hope your next year is Awesome!

  7. Yay! Happy blogiversary! The first year is like in a marriage, it’s always the hardest!

  8. Happy blogiversary! If you made it through the first year, you’ve got the metal to make it through another four! I can’t wait to celebrate your 5 year with you.

  9. Happy Blogiversary! Yay for finishing your first year of blogging!

  10. Happy Anniversary! Blogging ain’t for sissies, that’s for sure! If you can make it through a year, you can make it many more :) Wishing you many more years of success!

  11. Congratulations on all your success, and on taking your passion and making into a business.
    Estelle

  12. Yay, congratulations!! It’s so exciting to create something out of nothing and seeing it succeed the way your blog has the past year. I’m looking forward to the new posts, and seeing your blog grow even more!

  13. Congrats on the milestone!! Blogging is fun, and your’e so right you do meet some really nice people along the way!

  14. Congrats on your 1st year! January is my blogiverssary – 14 years!

  15. happy blogaversary!!! that’s exciting- and what a year for you!!

  16. Congrats to you! I’m excited for you in your success!

  17. Yay for making it a year. That’s awesome!

  18. Yay, congrats! Happy 1 year!

  19. Happy bday!

  20. Congratulations on your one year anniversary! I’m sure it will be even bigger and better next year for your two-year anniversary! I agree that it’s so exciting to watch a tiny blog blow up into something bigger than you could have ever hoped for. :)

  21. Happy blogiversary. Hope you enjoy the celebration.

  22. Congratulation on your one year blogging anniversary and to many more years talking about your love of cheer.

  23. Great job! Blogging is work, but when it comes from love and sharing it brings success. Congrats!

  24. Congrats to you and your lovely blog!

  25. awwww! YAY!!! congrats on your first year!! As a fellow blogger, the relationships we build are so important! It means so much when you find a person that can help you with most anything you need. Whats even better is you found that in your family! Congrats again!

  26. Happy blogiversary! I had no idea you had only been blogging for a year. So many exciting things going on for you!

    Congrats.

  27. awe… congrats, that is a big achievement… Thank you so much for sharing so much with us

  28. Happy blogiversary! I hope your second year of blogging is even better than your first.

  29. Congratulations! It’s always exciting to meet anytime of milestone in the blogging world. Hope the next is even more successful and fulfilling.

  30. Congratulations on your blogiversary. it is indeed a wonderful thing to create something that people find valuable.

  31. I know the feeling :) It’s been about a year for me also, and it started out like this: “Man, I really wish I could document my kids growing up in a way that I’ll stick with. I’m a crap scrap booker. Maybe I’ll start a blog…” – and the rest, as they say, is HERstory ;) Congratulations to you on your one year blogging celebration!

  32. Congratulations!! What an accomplishment.

  33. Congrats on making it a year, you are doing a great job! It is a huge learning curve isn’t it!

  34. How wonderful! Congrats, that is such amazing news. Who would have thought you’d only being doing this for a year? Awesome!

  35. Happy 1 year blogversary! Congrats!

  36. Congrats! I honestly can’t remember when I started blogging, so good for you! More power!

  37. congrats! Sounds like a fun year!

  38. Happy Anniversary! The first year, for me at least, was the toughest. After that, you get into a groove and it’s nothing but fun!

  39. Congratulations on making it your first year. Sounds like you had a great fun first year. Here’s to a bigger and better 2nd year.

  40. Congrats to you!

  41. Congratulations! You have done a lot in one year. Your blog looks great and I look forward to reading your posts in the upcoming year.

  42. A year is a great milestone! You’re doing great …keep it up!

  43. Oh congrats! What an awesome first year!

  44. They say if you make it past six months, you’re golden and you’ve doubled that. Welcome to the fold and we’re more than happy to have you here. You’re a sweetheart!

  45. Wonderful! Happy anniversary!

  46. Congratulations. It is exciting to make it a year.

  47. Congrats on a whole year! Isn’t the world of blogging and the experiences it can bring amazing? :)

  48. teresa mccluskey says:

    Congrats your baby is now a toddler :D My blog is going on 4! I cant believe it! Such a great feeling!

  49. Congrats and happy anniversary! I love reading about your cheer adventures and look forward to more!

  50. Happy bloggiversary. Many people don’t realize how much work it takes to have a successful blog. It certainly is a big labor of love for a lot of us and one that we take pride in.

  51. Way to go !!! Congrats on your first very exciting year!!!! keep up the good work

  52. Congratulations on your first year of blogging! It’s such a great milestone- here’s to many more to come!

  53. Congrats on your first year of blogging. I am sure there will many more to come!

  54. Congrats on your blogversary! You’ve gotten to do some incredible things!

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