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
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.
Friends, do you make New Year's resolutions? I usually do. Setting goals is my superpower. Come January 1st, I am armed with my list of things I will conquer in the next 365 days: everything from fitness challenges to financial ambitions to travel plans. Not all my goals are lofty; one year I resolved to … Continue reading September Energy
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
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