My 30 Day Writing Challenge fizzled out after 12 days. I thought I could write for 30 consecutive days, on a different topic every day. And I failed. What happened? My maternity leave was ending and life simply got in the way. Actually, that's really a cop out. I just stopped prioritizing writing. So, what … Continue reading I’m Going to Write a Book!
About Time made a mark on me when I first saw it about four years ago. Heads up! This post contains spoilers so I recommend watching the movie before reading. But really, this movie is practically five years old so if you haven't seen it by now you can't be upset about spoilers anyway. 🙂 About … Continue reading About Time: The Movie That’s Stuck With Me
Last week, I shared how my husband has been a real hero during this unbelievably challenging, heart-wrenching, soul shakingly tough postpartum period. I've been reflecting on our relationship some more, and just how much my husband has impacted me since we've been together. First of all, I don't feel I had the best model of … Continue reading Being Loved by My Husband Helps Me Love Myself
I had to put myself in time out. It had been one of those days. You know, the ones where it seems nothing will ever satisfy your kids? Where you haven't had a single uninterrupted minute to pee or eat or take a breath? My husband was not home so I was alone, frustrated and … Continue reading Time Out for Mommy
Today I'm supposed to write about the kindness of strangers (this is for my 30 day writing challenge - feel free to join in if you like). I'm not sure what it says about me that nothing comes to mind when I try to think of a meaningful experience of kindness from a stranger. I don't … Continue reading Random Acts of Kindness