Tag: "writing"

A Love-Filled Heart is Contagious

I sat in the middle of a town square yesterday, legs stretched out in front of me to ease my discomfort. Pain had overwhelmed my body, to the point where I had to sprawl out on the open pavement, but on my face, I wore the largest smile. I was filled with an incredible feeling...
No comments posted on July 12, 2017 in Opinions, Winging It, Mom Style

They Don’t Affect Who I Am

I’ve struggled over how to write about this topic. It’s been on my mind for so long that I’ve written and rewritten this post in my head. Then I shelved it, set it on fire, and sent the ashes to the trash bin. I’ve censored myself with intention. What I’ve wanted to say, I haven’t...
No comments posted on January 2, 2017 in Winging It, Mom Style

This Chick is Blogging Again

Over the past year, I made the conscious decision to shelf this blog. Novels do not write themselves. Essays do not grade themselves. Also, Tiny Tot is not so tiny anymore, he’s seven. Our toddler days are over. I’m in my fifth or sixth year of divorce. Nothing in my scope of single parenting seems...
No comments posted on December 28, 2016 in Opinions, Winging It, Mom Style

Blogger’s Block and the Frazzled Mom

I’m sitting here, trying to come up with something to blog about, and all I can think is that the laundry isn’t folded, there are dishes in the sink, I have over forty reflections to grade, and I need to edit–always edit. Still, I want to ignore all the actual, pressing issues–you know, the ones...
No comments posted on September 9, 2016 in Life

Belief Needs Encouragement

When I was a young girl, my mother took us to a community center, where we could choose from a list of free activities. My sisters went into pot throwing (my twin sister ended up minoring in ceramics), but my interest was different. There were three things I loved to do as a young girl:...
No comments posted on May 24, 2016 in Life, Winging It, Mom Style
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