Well, a slightly more serious post today. We had my daughter’s 4th birthday party and the subject of my jewellery making came up. I was asked what I was going to do with all the jewellery I’ve recently made. An innocent question but it has got me thinking. I gave a vague answer (gifts etc) but in reality I want to try to sell it but I’m scared of trying or of pushing myself further. What if no one likes what I make? What if it all falls apart when someone wears it? etc etc etc. Confidence is always something I have struggled with and currently, with my daughter’s ongoing assesments with various people for the Aspergers, educational needs and speech problems, I feel like I’m swimming way out of my depth. I have a very supportive husband and he has always said that I should try to sell some of what I make (my sister does with her knitting) but I always hit the same stumbling block. I love looking after my children. My daughter is very demanding and my son is still very young so I’m tired in the evenings. I’m just not sure if I have room in my brain to take on more or is that my little enemy self confidence rearing its ugly head?! As silly as it may sound I just felt the need to get that off my chest tonight. Think I’m too tired after all the giddiness of a children’s party!
Her birthday isn’t actually until monday so I have to wait for then to see her reaction. She has already asked that I make her a nice card!