Welcome to Not just a Mom

As you may probably already have noticed, there’s been a change here on the blog. Today I am sharing with you why I decided to rebrand the blog, why I chose this name and the changes coming up ahead on Not just a Mom.

The most beautiful Advent Markets in Austria: Volksgarten Christkindlmarkt in Linz

This year I teamed up with a few Austrian bloggers and to share with you Christmas Markets from different States in Austria. I chose to write about the Volksgarten Christmas Market in Linz because it holds a special place in my heart. Keep on reading to find out why it is…

Not my Heroes – The Austrian Press Day

The 14th of June was the Austrian Press Day. Five agencies in Vienna presented their customers to journalists and bloggers. I got the invite from Heroes&Heroines a few weeks before and knew I had to go. Today I am sharing with you what I liked and why one agency was…

Why I have been so unmotivated about blogging

[:en] I sit in front of the computer, with a “new post” tab open on WordPress and my coffee next to me. Just like I ever do, when I am ready to write a new article to go up on the blog. But this time it is different: I have a…

This was the ABCstar 2017 – Austrian Blogger Conference

[:en] This past weekend was full of adventures and I must say, I’m still a bit “flashed” from all of it. The ABCstar Conference took place in Linz and brought a wave of Bloggers to the city. If you want to know what I thought of the conference and what…

The thing about bloggers

[:en] The thing about bloggers Being a blogger is now “in“. These are the prerequisites to be a successful blogger. Or: the thing about bloggers. According to the Kurier all bloggers look the same, you can’t even talk about individuality, because blogger don’t know what that means.  Our apartments all look the…

[:en]Blogger Stereotypes – we get everything for free[:de]Blogger Stereotypes – wir bekommen alles umsonst[:]

[:en] Since the last Blogger Stereotypes post was such a success, I decided to share another stereotype most bloggers probably have heard at least once! You can read below what it is about and what my thoughts are. There’s this idea that bloggers never pay for anything and get all their…

[:en]FashionCamp Vienna 2016[:de]FashionCamp Vienna 2016 [:]

[:en] FashionCamp Vienna is the first German-speaking Blog conference and is organized by Anna Heuberger from”h.anna“, Maria Ratzinger from”WohnZin” (and “Stylekingdom“) and Sophie Ryba from”TheLipstick.net“. FashionCamp Vienna is a conference from Bloggers, to Blogger and took place this year for the 7th time. I had the opportunity to be there last Saturday…

[:en]The Good Hair Day event[:de]The Good Hair Day Event[:]

[:en] Before we went on vacation I got an invite to attend the ghd event in Vienna, which took place last Monday. I had never attended a blogger event, partly because most of them take place in Vienna and partly because it always made me very anxious attending events where I…

[:en]Blogging 101: what to ask yourself before you start a blog[:de]Blogging 101: Fragen die man sich stellen sollte[:]

[:en] So you read a ton of blogs and wonder what it’s like to have your own blog? Or maybe you already have a blog, but don’t really know the basics and want to learn more? That’s where I come in! I am starting a new series called Blogging 101 where I…

Multilingual

[:en] I finally did it. Yup. See that tab called “Language” up on the right? If you click on the flag, you can choose the language you want to read: English or German. This is something I’ve been wanting to do for quite some time. Writing in Portuguese is not…

Bloggers Stereotypes

One of the things that really annoys me is the reaction and preconceptions people have about bloggers. It took me a long time to not be afraid to say I’m a blogger and to actually feel good about it. It started just as a hobby, but turned into something more.…