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Busy Since Birth, Monday introduction

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    Busy Since Birth, Monday introduction

    Our Featured Parent Blogger this week is Cheryl Stober at Welcome, Cheryl! Please introduce yourself and tell us about your blog.


    Attention readers: Feel free to post comments and questions for Cheryl in this thread. Or just stop by to say "hi." And please come back throughout the week to learn more about Cheryl and her blog. We'll be chatting with her every day in this forum.

    Go here to learn more about this series and to nominate a local parenting blogger (or yourself!).




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    Hello! I'm Cheryl, the writer behind Thanks for visiting this thread, and hopefully, my blog! I'll be posting and answering things here as I can throughout the week, so please be patient if there's a delay. As the blog title says, I'm a pretty busy person.

    I started blogging in 2007 at The Life of LilMisBusy, and moved to this new name in the summer of 2012. You can scroll through all of my old posts and catch up on life since then, but here's the quick version.

    Honestly, I've always tried to keep busy. When I was a kid and started using my first assignment book to keep track of my homework, I became obsessed with it. In college, I even started back-filling events that happened spontaneously, as my planner became a kind of diary as well. My friends gave me the Little Miss Busy book, and when AOL Instant Messenger became popular, LilMisBusy became my screen name.

    It was through the use of that handle that I met my later-to-be husband, Marc, in the fall of 1999. He started out as Mr. Bee here, which I think he sometimes misses. We've been married for 10 years and he is my partner in all things (occasionally even on posts on the blog).

    After we got married, life seemed to happen even faster. I started a part-time MBA program and was diagnosed with diabetes in basically the same week. Shortly after that we bought our first condo together. And in the blink of an eye, our BusyBee Hannah was born. Eventually we moved to Newton, I finished my degree, and BabyBee Max was born. Oh! And I worked full time through all of it, at two different investment firms where I've been fortunate to follow a steady career progression.

    So juggling all of that - the marriage, kids, work, school, home, health, life! - has become a topic that fascinates me. How we make choices in life, what we deem important. I've tried to chronicle my experiences on the blog, and have founded The Having It All Project to be a resource for others struggling to get through it all too. There's the occasional post on Judaism, pop culture, blogging and family vacations too - this site is the baby book I've never gotten around to creating on paper.

    I hope you find something here that resonates with you. Please comment and share it with your friends!

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    Re: Busy Since Birth, Monday introduction

    So great to read your post, Cheryl! Looking forward to hearing from you the rest of the week!

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    Re: Busy Since Birth, Monday introduction

    Great to "meet" you Cheryl.  I look forward to the week ahead!