I am a really, really big NPR geek. It started when I was a stay-at-home Momma after the birth of my first baby. My girl never slept during the day through that whole 4th Trimester – unless I was holding her. (This was sixteen a LONG time ago! Long before the ubiquitous smartphones and Netflix […]
I’m having a baby! Not really… But that’s what creating a new website has felt like over the past nine months. (Got your attention, didn’t I?)
In which I argue that fulfilling my OWN hierarchical pyramid of needs ala Maslow will allow me to fulfill that of my children.
I’ve been published again on the parenting website, Red Tricycle! Please share widely! And thanks!
So for the past two years, I’ve taken part in the Write 31 Days project – in fact, it’s how I really got my start as a blogger. Because, “Go Big or Go Home!” seems to be a personal motto of mine. The deal is that you commit to writing and publishing a blog post every […]
Whoop! Whoop! Just found out that one of my blogposts from about a year ago has been picked up and published on Red Tricycle. If you’re not one of the 8 million parents that access this site on a regular basis, Red Tricycle is a kind of go-to, online parenting website where families can discover cool […]
“How’s the book coming?” Why does such an easy question inevitably lead to such a complicated answer? Yesterday morning, I told my visiting mother-in-law that I was going downstairs to try and write for “just a little bit.” Which prompted her to ask me about “the book” and “how it was going.” I felt compelled […]
I’m so pleased to have been asked to be a part of the lovely, Marisa Goudy‘s #365StrongStories project by contributing this super short reflection (especially for me, dear reader!) about the moment that I figured out what the word, “mother,” really meant. Knowing Motherhood My baby lay on my chest, warm and wet from being […]
Today is the day! I received the official news from the editors at Literary Mama that my essay I submitted to them in late Summer, which eventually went through six revisions, has gone live! I’m so excited for this “origin story” to be out there in print. It tells how I came to be a […]
Of these 3 options, which one is most important in your work right now: Quality of Life Quality of Work Quality of Compensation This was the latest prompt on my Quest journey and it comes from visionary, Sally Hogshead. (There’s still time to jump on board for all the goodness that Quest 2016 has to […]