“Why do we bother with Christmas Concerts anyway?” That’s my inner dialogue as I circled the blocks surrounding my kids’ school, finally finding a spot at least a 5 minute walk away, only to find myself elbowing my way through a sea of parents and grandparents, fighting toward the seats that my husband has saved [with huge difficulty, mind you,… Read More
Setting Small Goals for Great Big Blogging Success!
This is the first post I ever wrote on my blog Sleeping Is For Losers: Well, I have decided to blog! Even though probably only my mother, maybe my husband, and a few other bored people might read this on a regular basis, I felt that I needed a new creative outlet…and blogging it is! You see, I’m now a stay… Read More
How to find your tribe and make collaboration work for you
I cannot stress how much I believe that to be true: any and all of my online “successes” have come from relationships I have established or partnerships I have formed. However, collaboration – finding the right people that you want to support and who want to support you in turn – is not easy. It sounds like it should be… Read More
I’ve only got two confessions for you today but, boy, do they make me look super duper AWESOME. Last week, I took my kids to skating (that’s not the confession). It’s a mad rush to get the kids dressed in an overcrowded dressing room and on the ice within 10 minutes of them getting out of school. But I did… Read More
2015: What A Year
I’ll just leave this right here. But honestly, what a year! Growth, change, thrill, disappointment, fear, engagement, wisdom, tears and laughter. I had it all this past year. In 9 square boxes, my year is summed up pretty perfectly.
Moments of warm sunshine
Today I watched my oldest son attempt to pitch a baseball. The sun shone brightly, warm on my face. The breeze was light and warm. Quiet cheers and yells of delight emanated from the nearby park. I felt still and calm and totally right in the moment. It was quite a difference from the news that was filling my news… Read More