Modern parenting magazines want more politically driven stories than what I have to offer. Today I just want to share… Read more Dancing with My Daughter
https://www.llli.org/i-love-my-job-but-hate-leaving-my-kids-2/ I have been a stay-at-home mom and a working mom… The only thing that both experiences have taught me… Read more I Love My Job but Hate Leaving My Kids (article)
(Disclaimer: Life is complicated as hell, but sometimes you have to protect the ones you love from other loved ones)… Read more Permit me a serious moment before I chicken out: An Open Letter to Family Members Who Treat Children Like Toys
It’s nice to revisit old things. I like to re-read Jane Eyre, Wild Ink, Matilda; books I love, shows I… Read more What is expected?
I love making fun of poetry. Everyone I knew growing up seemed to try their hand at the serious stuff… Read more Damn poetry
The “Why do you write?” question is everywhere. At this point I can’t even tell if it’s rhetorical or not… Read more Why do you write (publish)?
It’s happened a lot. I write something and think: This is the story that everyone will want! Fast-forward past queries,… Read more Connecting with readers
https://mothersalwayswrite.com/patience-with-poop/ Some days are all about squishy hugs, then there are days that are just squishy… This is the life… Read more Patience with Poop
I wrote an essay on parenting and went back to realize that it worked with writing too. If I change… Read more Raising Stories
This week was packed with plenty of explosions. Even in areas where shooting off fireworks is illegal, there were (and… Read more Operation Free Books