I guess it took a couple of days to get pictures of Naynay in a filmy flowing dress and milkmaid braids twirling in front of their new 6 foot windows, but their announcement post is up at last. They decided to dive right in and explain why they finally need their own version of the Dooce Dream Mansion.
one of the main reasons we wanted a bit more space was to have a separate space for our work each day– a home office if you will. i know sometimes people are like “oh blogging and all that! so easy! no work involved! what do you even do all day?!” but there is actually quite a bit of behind-the-scenes work that we put into what we do every day and while we have loved our current apartment, we really don’t like working in front of our kids or having our computers and phones out in front of them during the day…
They go on to say they “don’t have a big team behind this blog like a lot of people do…it’s just josh and me” – a wonderful way to prompt fangirls to breathlessly ask them “how do you do it all?” as if maintaining a blog consisting of pictures of your kids at a splash pad is roughly on the same difficulty level as curing cancer or Meg Murry saving her father from another dimension.
The ‘we work hard’ rooster chesting concludes with one of the most self-awareness blind statements I’ve ever heard from a mommy blogger: “i think we’ve done a good job for the most part of separating work and family life the best we can when it’s all intertwined a bit in our days”.