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

It’s 5 o’clock in the morning

When my alarm (chirping birds) goes off at 5am, I hear Lily Allen's voice singing "It's 5 o'clock in the morning...". You know, from the song she did with T-Pain back in 2011. Find it online if you haven't heard it before and give it a listen. Then you, too, can have her lovely British …

Continue reading It’s 5 o’clock in the morning

10 Things I Am Extra-Thankful for Since Having Kids

It's the season of giving thanks.  I like to think I don't need a special time of year to remind myself to be thankful - it's never far from my thoughts that I am blessed with good health and a loving family.  This year I got to thinking about some other things I'm grateful for. …

Continue reading 10 Things I Am Extra-Thankful for Since Having Kids

5 Jobs Every Mama Should Have On Her Resume

Being a mama is one of the toughest jobs in the world.  Few would disagree.  It requires resourcefulness, creativity, organization, time management, people skills, effective communication, conflict resolution, adaptability, leadership, and the ability to work under pressure. Quite a diverse and impressive skill set, to be sure. Whether you stay at home with your kids, …

Continue reading 5 Jobs Every Mama Should Have On Her Resume

Not forty. Thirty-ten.

I've been a member of a club for almost a decade now.  There have been some drawbacks to membership, but all things considered, I've really enjoyed being part of it; there have been a lot of really good times.  In fact, some of the best times of my life so far have been spent as a …

Continue reading Not forty. Thirty-ten.