Please excuse this post if you're not into YouTube yourself. Vlogging is a big part of my life now, just as blogging is. But I remember when I first started how hard it was just to get a few words to come out of my mouth in the correct order. 

I nearly gave up, so many times in fact. But I didn't want to be beaten and I really wanted to use the platform to connect with more people and as an extension of my blog, which I enjoyed doing so much. 

I've been on YouTube properly for over a year now and I love it, it's so much fun and I love when someone says they enjoy one of my videos. But I think sometimes in this digital world, it can become far too easy to lose sight of what is truly important in life. It can be too easy to look at somebody else's life and feel bad about your own, despite having so much to be thankful for. 

The other day, I saw the quote, "The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel." and this really resonated with me. How easy is this to do on platforms like Instagram and even YouTube?! 

Around a year ago, I joined Channel Mum as a Mummy vlogger  as part of a network of other Mum's who were already on YouTube or had...