Mother/daughter journaling is something we've done for a while. On the surface it's as simple as a shared notebook where we both write. Sometimes serious and frequently silly our joint-journaling offers easy, silent connection. Right now uncomfortable face-to-face talks are not something which challenge the Child and me. At almost-12 she's still in the ask anything/tell anything phase. ... Continue Reading
I’ve chosen quantity over quality.
We've established I'm not a foodie. I do, however, have enough foodie-friends to be aware of the debate over quality of food (locally sourced, takes time to prepare) versus quantity of food (I think of this as volume eating). I'm no social media guru, yet I've been pulled into the quality versus quantity debate there by virtue of the nature of my work. Is it better to have quantity of ... Continue Reading
what you can when you can (AKA #wycwyc).
For me (and, for good or for bad, I am my brand) the entirety of life is about consistency. Fitness? I dont workout for long periods of time. I do workout consistently. A little bit each day. Day in and out. Month in and out. Year in and out. Parenting? Lord knows I dont rock the motherhood 24/7. I do my best each day, consistently, and try again the next dawn. Fiction writing? I ... Continue Reading