Let’s Talk About Death, Baby. Let’s Talk About You and Me.

5 minute read I have a morning ritual that keeps me in check. Once the kids are fed, and the coffee is poured, I sit down with the newspaper and flip directly to the obituaries. I skip right past the fear-inducing manipulation of the "if it bleeds, it leads" stories that infest our newsfeeds and … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Death, Baby. Let’s Talk About You and Me.

3 Steps to Help You Create Like a Mother

This piece is a guest post I wrote prior for my dear friends at The Perpetual Visitor. The request was to write: how to find time for your own creative pursuits once you become a mother.  Please share this with any moms you know who could benefit from it in any way. We're all in … Continue reading 3 Steps to Help You Create Like a Mother

Why Changing For Good Doesn’t Make You a Jerk

3 minute read   Right about now... the funk soul brother? No. Right about now is the time of year when if you're like a lot of people, your commitment to the resolution you made just weeks ago, is starting to wane. Maybe it's because you set yourself up for failure. Or maybe it's because … Continue reading Why Changing For Good Doesn’t Make You a Jerk

Here’s a Quick Way to Deal With Mistakes

You know how in movies there is more than one take per scene? It's the rare actor (yes, even Meryl and Daniel have their days) who can nail it the first time through. They may rehearse and practice and for some reason they trip up. Their tongues gets tied. They freeze. They go blank. Then … Continue reading Here’s a Quick Way to Deal With Mistakes