I call BS on anyone who asserts that we must abandon our personhood for motherhood. They can and should coexist.
Life & Loss: A Balancing Act
Christmas 2019 was my first with two kids. My baby's first christmas. It was also my beloved grandmother's last. She passed away on Christmas night. I cherished my grandmother. She saw me and knew me in a way no one else did. As a small child, I was painfully shy and being around other adults... Continue Reading →
Bad Blogger Award: Seven posts in 2019(?!?)
Wow. Did I really only post SEVEN times this year?!? I never wanted to be that person who started a blog and just let it disappear without explanation. But, man, did life demand my attention in 2019. So, what happened to my dedicated blogging? Short answer? Pregnancy, 4-year-old, book baby, human baby. Pregnancy This second... Continue Reading →
They Say It’s Your Birthday (It’s My Blog’s Birthday, too, yeah!)
This annual reflection forces me to slow down and gain perspective on the track I've laid in the previous year and pour gratitude into the work that has gotten me here.
ANNOUNCEMENT: BABY NUMBER 2 ON THE WAY!
Well, I hope this helps explain why I've been off the grid recently!
“Not That There’s Anything Wrong With That” – A Stay-At-Home Mom Rant
Buckle up, buttercups. I've had it with the judgment, the misguided views of stay-at-home motherhood that we uphold as a society so here we go.
The Capturing Childhood Photography Workshop Made Me the Mom Who Lays in the Dirt To Get The Shot
Review of the workshop that taught me how to use my beautiful camera and capture the moments in every day life I want to remember.
How to Write 50K Words in a Month: A Guide to NaNoWriMo For Mom Writers!
I've completed NaNoWriMo twice now; once before motherhood and once in the midst. The difference in preparation was staggering. Here's how I did it & how you can, too!
The Best Thing About Camping on The Beach Is The Silence
Who needs to talk when you're swimming in the ocean? Watching the flames of a fire? Dancing in the sand, roasting marshmallows, falling in meditative rhythm with the sea?
It’s Brimming’s (and My) Birthday! Changes On The Horizon
My first annual blog post on my birthday because Brimming is officially one year old! Exciting changes coming.