What does your Family think about your Blog?

Samples of conversations with family members after I started blogging. I will not delve  into those instances when I had to get them  to view my Blog at my insistence or at least read a  post completely (as in c-o-m-p-l-e-t-e-l-y, as in ensuring I don’t get the i-get-the-drift-but-too-much-to-read reaction).

As early entrant

Me – Guess what, I got 200 views on my Blog so far, isn’t that cool?

Brother – You only must have clicked it so many times.

Me – Hahaha (albeit dryly as enthusiasm wanes)

As progressive blogger

I discover my Mother has become hooked onto visiting a Blog regularly. Just that it’s not mine.

Me – It’s unfair. You only read Amitabh Bachchan’s Blog all the time – not mine.

Mother – I also read yours (albeit guiltily)

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Which makes me conclude that everyone can write about how to drive traffic to your Blog … but I’ll have you know that driving your own family to visit your Blog is pretty damn hard.

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Jesus said “A prophet is not without honor except in his own country, among his own relatives, and in his own house.”

I agreed & said – Amen.

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14 thoughts on “What does your Family think about your Blog?

  1. I have a pretty supportive family–two sisters, a daughter, and a brother follow my blog, and sometimes my husband will say something that makes me realize he has sneaked a peek too. I love the quote about prophets in their own country!

    • Oh then just give thanks for that …count yer many blessings in blogdom 🙂 H’mmm getting my family to visit my blog of their own accord…now that is what I call idealism 😉

  2. You are not alone! Apart from my dear daughter, I have just one other friend who I actually browbeat into following me and commenting a couple of times 🙂

    • Thanks Madhu …glad to know I have company 🙂 Lookin forward to having them visit on their own without me dragging them (kicking & screaming not yet happened though)….lol

  3. ‘Write like no one’s reading’ a quote from one of your earlier post! keep writing. No comments only means that others have nothing to add. By the way, I do read your blogs regularly.

  4. Oye Kavi…your spot on :-)…nevertheless, I am sure you know your lovable family, including your mischievous brothers, well enough….they all must be peeking into your blogs with your knowledge :-)…I read your blogs whenever I find the time to do so. and they are interesting read :-)!

    • Thanks for swinging by 🙂 Your quite optimistic aren’t you… ‘imagining’ they would peek in without my knowledge… LOL. Anyway it’s good to know you do pop by atleast oacasionally…thank you 🙂

  5. I know exactly what you’re talking about. I have three sons who all say they’ve ‘looked’ at my blog. And my husband is a follower of my blog but never speaks to me about it (probably out of fear). I honestly have no idea what he thinks of my writing. Oh well, I like that comment ‘write like no one’s reading’. That’s easy if I’m writing for my family! Fortunately I’m not, which means that through the kindness of strangers I end up with a few ‘likes’ and comments.

    • It all sounds so familiar…lol …especially the kindness of strangers 🙂 ‘We shall overcome’ comes to mind… cheers & keep writing!

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