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After a year and a half of being home, my kids are finally back in school, and somehow, I’m more stressed out. It has been a rough transition for us from all day everyday with me, to most days with a teacher, but I think we’re finally finding our rhythm. Which means I finally haveContinue reading “Covid Kids Back at School”
Every year, a few days before my birthday, I have deep and dark thoughts about missing my sister. Once the day actually comes, the anxiety dissipates, and I am able to find excitement in celebrating with the people who are still here. But those days leading up can be brutal. If you’re missing someone onContinue reading “A Birthday of Memories”
I’ve had a hard time sharing my manuscript with other people because I’m terrified that it’s terrible. Through processing this, I’ve realized that I’m actually worried that I wasted the last six months of my life writing something that won’t be published. But no one can decide if my time was wasted except for me.Continue reading “Courage Over Fear”
It’s been a rough month over here. Hell, it’s been a rough year and a half 🙈. After struggling with my mental health through the pandemic, moving, and having the kids at home full-time, we all got Covid. Although the lingering physical effects of our illness took weeks to shake off, it has been hardContinue reading “The Freedom of Exercise”
Sharing your writing is like sharing a secret: unbearable at first but unburdening in the end. I’ve been doing some freelance editing, treating each manuscript with the love I hope someone else would treat mine. What is it about these creations we love so much that make it so hard for us to put intoContinue reading “An Editor’s Encouragement”
While two of my children argued about who was being dishonest, a third piped up and said, “Telling the truth is hard.” Have you ever thought about it? As an adult, we teach our children to tell the truth, but we wonder why it’s so difficult for them to follow through. Well, sometimes it’s hardContinue reading “Why Do We Lie?”
I had an interesting session with my hypnotherapist. What began as a discussion about manifesting a wildly successful writing career quickly turned into a discussion about my longstanding body image struggles. Who knew the two could be connected? She threw me a curve ball when she asked me if I loved myself. I thought, “OfContinue reading “An Integration of Body and Soul”
Thank you for embarking on this crazy journey of four kids in four years with me. We’ve figured some things out, but we’re continuing to learn and grow together every day. Thank you for your sacrifices and your gigantic heart. You would give everything away if I didn’t make you keep a little for yourselfContinue reading “Happy Father’s Day”
I made money from my writing yesterday. I think for the first time. And it gave all the sacrifices value. The time spent away from my family. The early mornings, the late nights. I’ve written for years simply because of what it offered me emotionally, but yesterday it contributed to me financially. And it changedContinue reading “Paid to Dream”
With the world opening up, some of you may be thinking of flying soon. Here are five tips for making it easier with kids 🤗! #1 Bring a buddy! Now this does not mean, just bring anyone. Be intentional with your buddy. I love my husband, but he was not this buddy for me. I broughtContinue reading “5 Tips for Traveling with Kids”
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