Here’s What I Know About Writing a Book

Admittedly, very little. I've flirted with the idea of writing a book for a long time. Not because I think I'm a gifted wordsmith or because I love the act of writing. I'm not. I don't. I'm usually pretty good at abandoning grandiose goals when they get too hard, or when the consistency required to … Continue reading Here’s What I Know About Writing a Book

How I’m Doing Christmas Differently This Year. And Forevermore.

Friends, forgive me. I fell down the discombobulated mama hole when school and work resumed in September, hence the echo-y silence of This Lovely Chaos since then. I am still deep in that hole as I write today - as discombobulated as ever - but through the noise of my ever-thrumming to do list and … Continue reading How I’m Doing Christmas Differently This Year. And Forevermore.

My Week as an Instagram Star

What is your why? Is it just me, or is this question everywhere these days? I am hearing it on the regular at the moment. TedTalks, Instagram stories, Husband. At a staff meeting about 10 years ago, our new principal was introducing herself. Along with some general details about her life and career, she also … Continue reading My Week as an Instagram Star