As one looks around my newfound writing space, they are blanketed with inspiration by a couple of creative minds. Many have asked me, “What do those words on the ceiling say?” and some have inquired about my mother’s artwork. Today, I am going to share with you the story behind the art and the artists behind the quotes.
It feels so good to be writing, again! I have been waiting a very long time for a quiet space free of distractions, and now it is complete… almost!
What can a mom do to balance out her home/work life and pursue her dreams? I struggle to find the answer as I care for my family while looking forlornly at my dormant computer. As moms, If we don’t maintain our dreams and put a little effort into them each day, we get lost and… Continue reading Working Moms and the Dreamer
As I look out my window on this warm February morning dreaming of what Spring may bring, I am overwhelmed with thoughts of families suffering from cabin fever. The stress of being cooped up in a confined space with humans in various stages of their lives combating multiple challenges must be straining relationships by now.… Continue reading Rainy Day Project for the Cabin Fevered Family
Wyatt's first night in his toddler bed. We converted his crib by adding a guardrail and spent hours teaching him how to climb in and out of his new bed. Each night, I look forward to when my son falls asleep. We have a ritual after the traditional bedtime routine. I hold him in my… Continue reading Writing in the Dead of Night
Every novelist will tell you that writing a book is the easy part. Editing it is the pits. When an author takes their own imagination and free writes their book without a scripted outline or any idea of where they are going, the story flows like jagged rocks tumbling down a mountainside and crashing into… Continue reading In the Throws of Edits
I love my boy more than anything in this world, and I am so grateful for this blessing in my life. I cherish every moment that I spend with him, including the days when his terrible twos are at its worst. Just like this momma, every mother needs a break; a little something that lets… Continue reading Balancing Motherhood and Writing