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What I Will Tell My Girls About Following Their Dreams…

Do kids need encouragement or a dose of reality for their dreams? In short, I’m inclined to believe it’s a little of both. I would like to share a little more of my background to illustrate my point: When I was in junior high school, I remember taking a class where we studied and learned about… Continue reading What I Will Tell My Girls About Following Their Dreams…

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My Unmasked Manifesto

Being transparent in a social media masked world. I want to do something radical today… I want to unmask myself. To be perfectly honest, I’ve been putting off this post. Being real is so hard and I’ve been dragging my feet and arguing with myself about writing this. Showing all the ugly scars, admitting (surprise,… Continue reading My Unmasked Manifesto

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Ode to the Joy of Mommyhood

Finding the Long-term Perspective in the Chaotic Now Today I’m going to veer slightly from writing about… well, writing. However, the very thoughts in this post come out of the busyness of balancing a family, job, and a time-consuming aspiration to be a writer,as well as an emotional couple of weeks waiting for a beloved… Continue reading Ode to the Joy of Mommyhood

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Signs You May Be a “Mauthor” (or “Fauthor”)

Confessions of a Mama/ Author- Writer (Okay, I know that’s silly, but it’s my way to describe the Parent/Writer.) It’s not easy to squeeze your dreams into the crevasses of Cheerio-covered, I’m-going-to-be-on-the-news-as-the-only-woman-to-have-suffocated-by-her-laundry, leftover time. In all honesty, as sad as it is, it would be easier not to have a dream. Yeah, how’s that for… Continue reading Signs You May Be a “Mauthor” (or “Fauthor”)