Emily Norris recently unveiled her debut book, packed with valuable pointers and techniques for mothers that she desires she had been aware of prior to launching her parenting journey. The book, titled Things I Wish I’d Known: My methods for an orderly residence, content children and a composed you, will be accessible for purchase from March 7, 2024.
Emily’s motivation for the book originated from her YouTube channel, where she initially crafted an efficient planner for mothers. After receiving favorable responses from her followers, she resolved to pursue writing a book. The book’s material focuses on motherly shortcuts and was instigated following a survey on her YouTube channel.
Emily’s encounters in confronting the trials of parenting, while balancing labor and household chores during the global pandemic, played an influential role in shaping the content of her book. The book includes verified hacks, time-saving routines, a cleaning timetable, and family rituals that readers can integrate into their daily schedules.
Regarding her YouTube vocation
Emily’s YouTube expedition commenced while she was on maternity leave with her second child. Sensing seclusion, she turned to YouTube as a diversion and a means of bonding with other moms. Her content, concentrating on everyday life as a mother, resonated with a growing community of spectators and has since transformed into her full-time profession.
Emily’s favorite trio of motherly YouTube creators she enjoys watching are Giovanna Fletcher, Louise Pentland, and Anna Mathur. She particularly esteems Anna for her counsel on reshaping mental well-being perceptions.
Discovering her self-assurance after birthing children
Emily, akin to many mothers, encountered a decline in self-assurance after birthing a child. Adapting to this personal transformation was arduous, but she gradually amassed confidence as she learned to have faith in her instincts and embrace the realities of motherhood.
To bolster her morale during the initial phases of motherhood, Emily found contentment and confidence in straightforward activities such as embarking on car journeys with her infant and interacting with other parents in infant gatherings.
Coping with online criticism
As a digital influencer, Emily encountered disapproval, particularly concerning infant slumber and nursing. Over time, she has learned to sift through negativism and prioritize compassion and comprehension when confronting derogatory remarks.
Sustaining passion in the wake of commencing a family
Emily and her spouse have managed to uphold a robust relationship while nurturing three offspring. They underscore the significance of collaboration and communication in navigating the trials of parenting. They also endorse addressing conflicts with a clear mentality, even if it necessitates postponing discussions to a subsequent time.
The trials of nurturing teenagers
As her progeny matures, Emily recognizes the novel challenges that accompany parenting, particularly as her eldest son enters adolescence. She emphasizes the import of active communication and involvement in her child’s undertakings, encompassing monitoring their phone and social media engagement.
Emily urges parents to determine limits from an early age and highlights the significance of following through on pledges and warnings, as it lays a bedrock for parenting as children mature.