I want to talk about a new philosophy I've learned as a mom. There have already been many of them, and I'm sure there will be many more. But this is the one I want to talk about, because it's the one I need most right now. Since my son was born, we've become well-acquainted … Continue reading One Poo at a Time
My son has entered the world! I have a beautiful, healthy, sweet baby boy. We're so happy and grateful for our new addition to our family! I've been taking a break from blogging to adjust to mommyhood. Even though it's been quiet here on the blog, I've still been writing. I'm currently 10,000 words deep … Continue reading We Made It!
As I sit here, I'm writing on my baby's due date. I can barely believe it's here. And yet, today is really just like any other day. Babies often don't come on their due dates. They come when they're ready. We'll see what happens! As I shrug off the anxious requests for updates with yet … Continue reading Today’s my Due Date
The Midwest has been experiencing our share of winter weather, and I hope all of you have been staying safe! I wanted to share a poem by Shekhar Aiyar published by Able Muse called Crash, Trance, Winter. I hope you take a few moments to read it, because it's only eight lines long! Even though it's a poem … Continue reading A Bite of Winter Word Candy
Your first draft is pretty crappy, kind of like your first attempt at making a cake from a box mix. Maybe only your loved ones are willing to look at it, and even they have to reach a bit to compliment it. "Oh, it looks so nice," they say. Really, though, a child probably could have done it. And maybe that child wouldn't have confused salt for sugar. Oops!
I have a new home. Two new homes, really. I'm attempting to live in both at one time. One is this new website and blog that I've created after a long time away from blogging. If you've known me for longer than two years, then you'll know I used to sustain a photography blog. I … Continue reading I have a new home