A fellow writer recently said to me, "I love your motivation," and it took me by surprise. I don't consider myself particularly motivated because I'm not a full-time writer, I don't belt out a few books a year, and never update my blog consistently... but you know what? When I committed myself to penning my… Continue reading Why Do You Write?
After decades of depression, anxiety and feelings of unworthiness, I am taking responsibility for my wounds. Healing is big work--soul work--which includes naming your wounds, facing your shadows, sitting with your feelings, reparenting your inner child, and loving yourself unconditionally.
8 tips to help tired moms find time for creative pursuits Being a sensitive, creative soul has not served me well during motherhood, especially during a global pandemic. When I spend much of my time in survival mode--planning, doing, worrying and running around--I easily become depleted. Parental burn out is a thing, and toxic "mom… Continue reading How to Channel your Creativity in the Midst of Motherhood
I am excited to share the work of my Twitter friend, author Jenny Dalton. We are both active members of the vast #WritingCommunity on Twitter and connected with each other because our books explore a common theme: girl bullying. The more I read about her, I realize we have so much in common, not only… Continue reading Book Recommendation: Of Butterflies and Bullies
Hello, readers! I haven't posted a personal update lately (or much of anything) because I am busy looking after my four kids, who are on summer break, eating us out of house and home, and generally making messes everywhere. Oh, and the laundry... there are mounds and mounds of laundry to be sorted and folded.… Continue reading My Summer 2021 Mantra: IDGAF