Southern Girl Ramblings is dedicated to helping moms survive parenthood…one post at a time. We feature information on parenting, health, travel, fun, and more to ease the craziness that goes on in kiddo-filled households!
Hey everyone, and welcome to my blog! I’m Kecia, the founder and editor of Southern Girl Ramblings. I am married with two boys (a 3 year old and infant born December 2013), and I work from home. I pick up freelance writing projects every now and then, but my passion is my blog.
I was an Early Childhood Education major, however I took a break from college to give birth to and raise our son. I am undecided as to when I will be returning to school, but I think my major will be changing to Marketing or Social Media because I love both!
I have been blogging on one site or another since 2005…I started with LiveJournal and finally purchased my first domain name, IamKecia.com, in 2007. I switched to SouthernGirlRamblings.com in February 2009, and have been here ever since! I’ve also been on Twitter and Facebook since 2008, and have become fairly proficient in the ways of social media.
I also own and maintain Basics4Bloggers.com, a site that I began to help new and seasoned bloggers succeed!
Similac StrongMoms Ambassador – July 2014 – Present
HP Smart Moms Panel Member – February 2014 – Present
Jabra Ambassador - July 2013 – Present
Verizon Wireless Ambassador - June 2013 – Present
Little Tikes Ambassador - June 2013 – Present
Brother P-Touch Ambassador - November 2013 – January 2014
McDonald’s Greater Atlanta Moms – January 2013 – December 2013
UbiChamp (UbiSoft’s Blogger Program), December 2012 – December 2013
Earth’s Best Blogger - July 2012 – July 2013
Saline Soothers/Boogie Wipes Ambassador, Jan. 2012 – Aug. 2012
Kiddie Academy 3-month Ambassador Program - 2012
Purina Pro Plan Ambassador Campaign - 2012
Blogger Conferences and Events Attended
Reviewer’s Retreat – June 2012
Mashable’s Social Media Day Atlanta – June 2012 & June 2013
Reviewer’s Retreat – Retreat Assistant – June 2013
Type-A Parent – September 2013
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I am married to this wonderful, 33 year old guy on the right, James. October 13 will be 7 years of marriage, after meeting on MySpace.com in 2006. He was also born and raised in Georgia, in a town 20 minutes away from me. Funny that our lives never crossed paths before, though I frequented his city often because it has outlet stores for shopping!
James has a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems. He now works as a Database Analyst for the local telephone company (thanks to my connections for getting him the job! ). When he is not at work, he likes to work in the yard, write computer programs, and play our Playstation 3 or Nintendo Wii. He also occasionally blogs at RandomlyJames.com.
Our very active, smart, and stubborn 3 year old, Sawyer, was born on September 20, 2010. James and I had been trying for a child since we got married. After experiencing one miscarriage in early 2009, James and I were worried that we wouldn’t become parents.
However, in January 2010, we found out that we were pregnant a second time, and the result is this handsome kiddo! He is talked about quite a bit on my blog, and I love writing monthly letters to him.
Sawyer loves Thomas and Friends and Curious George. He’s so talkative, and you never know what he’s going to say next! If we had to say his interests, they would be riding his bike, anything creative (art/music), and sleepovers with Nana and Paw.
Our adorable baby, Dawson, was born on December 18, 2013. He was a bit of an “oops” baby – we had planned to begin trying for Sawyer a sibling in the summer of 2013, but I found out in April 2013 that I was expecting. He is the final family member and makes our home complete!
Dawson is our baby wearing, cloth diapered baby. He’s now getting mobile and loves to play with age-appropriate toys (and occasionally his brother’s too)! He particularly like toys that are safe to chew on, thanks to teething!