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Mother Does NOT Know Best

My almost five-year-old is utterly obsessed with the music from Tangled. We listen to the CD in the car on constant repeat and last night, she gave me the lyrics booklet and had me do a half-hour long concert while … Continue reading

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Magic Lessons

Yesterday morning, I finished the last episode of Season Two of Magic Lessons, author and memoirist Elizabeth Gilbert’s podcast about overcoming blocks to creativity and engaging in creation more joyfully. Each episode, Gilbert talks to a different individual about what … Continue reading

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An Avalanche of Anxiety

I woke up in a good mood today. I woke up happy and relatively (within my own mom of two standards) rested. I worked out. Busied my older daughter with the iPad while I showered. Got my two girls breakfast. … Continue reading

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Riley’s Story

I’m writing a book about eating disorders. A book where my main character gets sick and goes to treatment. A book where she questions whether she wants to recover and struggles  with her friends moving on without her. A book … Continue reading

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The $70 Lesson

I haven’t posted in a while. Yes, I started out with lofty expectations of at least two posts a week. But life got in the way. Exciting life stuff, which I’ll talk about in my next post. But besides that, … Continue reading

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Learning to Take My Medicine

I’ve been sick all week. ALL week. I went to a writing retreat this past weekend and apparently, a good number of people returned with the plague. I’m not good at being sick. I’m not one of those people who … Continue reading

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Mom Guilt, Part Seven Thousand, Five Hundred, and Two

This morning, soon after my four-year-old woke up, I told her that today’s plan was to go to the trampoline park. She screamed with excitement. I smiled. We got dressed. Then my husband groaned and stumbled out of bed into … Continue reading

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