Slow Down

I'm a stay at home mom now. It's something that I've wanted for over 5 years, but it was still a really hard decision to make. I heard a phrase on The Next Right Thing that resonated with me, "all the arrows weren't pointing in the same direction" -- and that was exactly it. I... Continue Reading →

Rest

What a week! It's now been over a week since I've written anything, even my morning pages. I've had an entire week of distressing digestion issues along with a sick husband and sick children. So I've fallen completely off of the writing wagon and am looking to slowly climb back aboard. So I'm here at... Continue Reading →

A Child’s Special Needs

I haven't written a lot about a major challenge in our home. Mostly because it's overwhelming and scary and so hard to describe. Also because I don't want to say anything that will violate the privacy of my children and make anyone uncomfortable one day. But I think it's time to be more honest and... Continue Reading →

Where to Find Inspiration

In January I wrote about my intention to get walking every day. I failed. Miserably. I still haven't gone on a single walk. I tried one day but the trails were solid ice and I worried about falling with the baby in the carrier, even with spikes on my shoes. I sort of gave up... Continue Reading →

An Artist’s Date… to the Feed Store

The snow has finally melted back enough for the crocuses to start poking through the ground! It's going to be a cold week, but those tender looking stalks are actually quite tough, so they'll be fine. The pussy willow hasn't started fuzzing yet, but I can't wait to clip some of those sweet little branches... Continue Reading →

About Time

I wasn't planning on writing this morning, but my WordPress Reader was full of inspirational writing posts (thank you!), so here I am. The floors are covered in books and blocks, little fuzzies, and bread crusts, which is what I should be attending to. But my biggest bear is playing make believe and wants to... Continue Reading →

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