The words you say to yourself matter. The things you repeat. The times YOU SAY you can’t do this. The times YOU SAY you wish you could give up. The times YOU SAY you weren’t cut out for [insert responsibility … Continue reading Do you believe the lies you tell yourself?
A teal Jeep drove by my window. I don’t know whose teal Jeep it was. I’ve never seen it before, to my knowledge. But I’d been having a rough day, and that teal Jeep made me smile. Not because it … Continue reading To the person who drove by my window
One million million heartbreaks Every second As the world keeps turning. Yours Is barely a speck in the desert, A droplet in the ocean What right do you have To be broken Because so small a life was snuffed out? … Continue reading Take the stupid photos. A poem (?) in memory of my kitty 💔
I have this shirt that I try not to wear when my stepkids are around. No, there’s nothing “wrong” with the shirt. It’s actually kinda funny, which is why I bought it. But when I wear it, I feel like … Continue reading Adulting sucks. (Or does it?)
As a stepmom, Mother’s Day is one of those strange days for me. (…well okay, it’s kind of strange EVERY day … but … #life 🤷♀️) Even six years into this, I (oddly?) never really think about my role in this … Continue reading Stepmomming on Mother’s Day
Everyone knows free stickers are the best. So here’s how you can enter to win some yourself! But first: A quote — Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. — Mason Cooley Doesn’t … Continue reading Giveaway! Because FREE stickers are objectively better than non-free stickers
As a white girl, I’ve been kinda quiet for the past few weeks, trying to listen and learn, as #BlackLivesMatter has taken center stage. Because the narrative isn’t about me (I’m not the hero of this story, and don’t want … Continue reading BLM: All men are created equal*
Quick thought: With everyone stuck at home — don’t forget to go OUTSIDE. Today being an exception (since it’s chilly and cloudy) we’re heading into glorious-er weather here in New England. (We won’t talk about the fact that it was … Continue reading Take it outside
If you’re juggling multiple hats (who ISN’T?), how do you focus on it all? Continue reading Random thoughts: When you’re too many things at once
What do you turn to when the world turns upside down? For me, weirdly enough, it isn’t art. Don’t get me wrong, art is the air I breathe — But when life feels out of control (lately more than usual), … Continue reading In uncertain times — write?