Momma's Positive Outlook

How Momma Parker Began Part 4 Products and Photos

How Momma Parker Began Part 4 Products and Photos

So now I had started to build our range of products and our Momma Parker cupboard was busting full of beautiful hand made goodies. I was getting excited and wanted to get them all catalogued and onto the shop. After my previous frustrations and attempts I knew it wasn't going to be easy and I would feel defeated...but the voice in my head kept saying 'keep positive keep going, you only get out what you put in. I knew my son was right and that the photos need to be well taken and all the same size for consistency as this...

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Time Out Its Ok to Not Be Ok

Time Out Its Ok to Not Be Ok

Hello beautiful peeps am not sure if anyone reads these blogs or if I am having an impact but you know what I don't care I will keep on talking to you all in this web we are connected to..tonight if I reach out to a few then I am happy I feel like I have achieved something. So me..Momma Parker... I am just a 51 year old woman who suffers from anxiety, panic attacks and OCD. I am quite open about it why should I hide it it is part of me. But I do know how it may...

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How Momma Parker Began Part 3 - Building A Website

How Momma Parker Began Part 3 - Building A Website

I should call Part 3 Trying to Teach An Old Dog New Tricks as I can safely say up until now this part of my journey has been the most difficult and the most frustrating to accomplish. I am still not there but I have climbed the steepest learning curve and had to learn many new skills. So after launching Momma parker on Facebook and getting my head around it all, targeting audiences and publishing posts I had also started creating some beautiful products in the background....so now I needed a website..an online shop to sell my hand crafted products....

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How Momma Parker Began Part 2.5...Expect The Worst

How Momma Parker Began Part 2.5...Expect The Worst

Okay...I know I promised Part 3 but I felt a real need to share this experience with you all so hopefully you will be forewarned and forearmed so it won't happen to you. Over the few months I have been learning about images, picture quality, how to treat a photo and the pain that is photoshop. I had built up a folder of shop and post images all painstakingly treated and cropped by my unprofessional eye as I learnt the demon that is photoshop, as I have said I thought I was IT savvy but really I am not. Hours...

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How Momma Parker Began...Part 2..Facebook Business

How Momma Parker Began...Part 2..Facebook Business

So we created a business Facebook page as I thought this would be a great place to start but we were locked out for weeks. I was getting so frustrated and down as I just wanted to start talking about Momma Parker and it was just not happening...my hands were tied and technology had me in it's clutches again.  A month later and after trying to verify the account and sending proof still nothing from Facebook..it was like the fates were stopping me from doing what I wanted to do..I was getting more and more frustrated and on that dreaded...

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