Do you ever feel like you’re being pulled in too many directions?
Last night, I sat in the bathroom clipping my hot pink toenails while supervising bath time. Linus—just a week shy of his first birthday—patted the glistening bubbles while chewing lovingly on a spongy orange letter “P.” Three-year-old Linnea was busy mothering Mermaid Dora . . . → Read More: Asking a Lot
Today marks two years since I started the gut-wrenching, soul-stirring, all-consuming act of writing a memoir. I thought I’d mark the occasion by sharing what I’ve learned along the way. There are many approaches to writing a book, but here’s what worked for me:
Learn more about writing Think about marketing Form a team Set . . . → Read More: How I Wrote a Memoir
My Mom Mom went into labor with me on Mother’s Day of all days. Naturally, I was a stubborn baby, so I didn’t come out until the next day. Still, I imagine it must have been exciting to be laboring for the first time on such a significant day. Who knows? Maybe I’ll follow suit . . . → Read More: What I’m Loving Right Now
Now that the weather is warm, I finally got up the nerve to chop off most of my hair on Friday afternoon. As a busy mom, I rely a bit too much on the trusty ponytail. Now I’ll probably be just as lazy, but with clips or a hat. Ah, well—change is good, right?
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What does it say about me that I currently have ten books on my nightstand? Well, I like to read—that’s for sure—and I don’t have enough time to read everything that interests me. I’ve already read some of these books, which points to my ongoing battle with clutter. I also have a tendency to read . . . → Read More: Books on My Nightstand
Blogging. More than 500 unique visitors read my series on Jordan Holm this week. I am so grateful to Jordan for sharing his story, and I hope that readers got a good sense of who he is. I’d like to thank those of you who shared the links on Facebook—you are wonderful! The ratio of . . . → Read More: What I’m Loving Right Now
Confession: I struggle with how I should spend my time.
In my head, I line up long lists of priorities and slot them into days, weeks, months, and sometimes even years. My list of priorities always includes more tasks and activities than I could possibly handle while maintaining sanity and health, so deciding what to do . . . → Read More: The Dance that is Time Management