On Wednesdays

I’ve made a huge mistake. I’ve become one of the Moms Who Volunteer at my kids’ school. My children are the light of my life and I would do anything to help them learn or create a better experience for them BUT… I don’t necessarily feel that way about other people’s kids… Which puts me in […]

the social part of social media

My husband had a cold last week and my daughter is recovering from strep throat. I’ve been super tired and overly paranoid that I might be getting sick. I don’t have time to be sick right now; I need to buy groceries! Clean things! Prepare for Christmas! Poor me. I was feeling not quite awake enough […]

I’m just gonna make this quick

It’s the second Monday in November and holy crap. I don’t know if I’m going to make it to the end of this month. My house is a busy one for the next few weeks and yet I decided to write a novel. A NOVEL. Dude. We barely made it to the bus on time this […]

Sunshine and Rain

The sky is blue. But it is raining. Do you know what kind of pressure this puts on someone like me?! What does it mean? Where’s the lesson? What analogy can I use? How can I fit this into a story? Sunshine and rain AT THE SAME TIME? You are killing me, Nature. At least […]

Why We Need to Talk About Teen Cancer

There is no situation in which cancer does not suck. Cancer sucks. This is a fact. We are told we can make choices in our lives that make us less prone to developing cancer. We are told many cancers are preventable. And while this is being said, what is not really being said — but […]