The post where everyone gets to say, “I told you so.”

Remember all the times over the past 2+ years I’ve whined and longed and written over and over about wanting to find a real writing gig? Something where I felt legit and like my words had a purpose? Remember this like 2 weeks ago?

 

Yesterday?

I got hired to write full time at Babble’s Being Pregnant blog.

No words.ย 

Wait, I lied. Tons of words.

Like seeing the email, thinking it was yet another rejection and reading through it briefly while telling myself it was ok. Then wondering why it was so long. Then rereading. Then sitting down to read it yet again and comprehend it.

Then screaming in a really high voice.

Then calling Kim and screaming at her while she screamed at me.

My poor child that sat next to me must have thought Mommy lost (more of) her marbles.

I am – thrilled. Stunned. Overwhelmed. Still trying to put it all together. What this means to me. To us. It’s so huge. It’s something I’ve worked so hard towards for these past 2 years and to have it happen – is just amazing. I am so excited to be a part of their team and to have a place to blog on things that don’t fit well on here anymore.

Or, let’s face it, I’m too chicken to write on here for fear of offending someone I love.

There? Meh. It’s a lot less personal. Let the haters roll. :p

So everyone is more than welcome to say, “I told you so!” because so, so many of you have. And thanks for the support and encouragement and never giving up on me even when I threw in the blogging towel.

You can read my first posts on Being Pregnant hereย and here.ย 

Comments

  1. You rock and you so deserve this. Congrats doll, take it all in and relax and enjoy the ride. xoxo

  2. No “I told you so” here. This is just FANTASTIC news! Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Yes all of those exclamation points are necessary.) You need to grab a bottle of sparkling cider and celebrate.

  3. Yay!!!!!!!! You will be great!!!!

  4. Awesome news, lady! I can’t wait to read what you have to say!! What a fantastic perspective you’ll lend – being pregnant with twins, with a toddler at home. YAY!

  5. Yay! Congrats to you! You know, I had never heard of Babble until recently and now I have two new feeds for my Reader! I’m excited to read what you have to share.

  6. well there you go. ::congrats clap::

    yay!

  7. That is awesome news!!!

  8. YAY!!! Congratulations!!! :)

  9. THIS IS THE GREATEST “I TOLD YOU SO” EVER.

    You deserve it.

  10. what she said. ^^ Beth Anne, that is.

    SO STINKING PROUD OF YOU!!! you SO deserve it! And more!

  11. Congratulations :) I am so happy for you!!!

  12. TheNextMartha says:

    This is so exciting. I know you’ve wanted this for a long time. Congrats

  13. Congratulations! I love to read your writing, great job.

  14. You go girl!! Bring on the haters, and we will shut them down :)

  15. Congrats!!!

  16. Yay! you :) Congratulations :)

  17. Awesome! So happy for you!

  18. congrats!!!!!! way to not give up! I’m excited for you!!!! =)

  19. Wonderful. I really enjoy reading your blog here and what you have done so far at Babble is really good too! Glad you were able to attain what you wanted! :)

  20. Congratulations to you! You totally deserve it. I love your blog and you are a wonderful writer :) I can’t wait to read all of your pieces over at Babble.

  21. Sarah Hammond says:

    Yay! Super cool! :)

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