Happily Ever After?

One of the hardest parts of writing–and often of real life–has to be the endings. I’ve been working on The Words We Hold Deep for about a year or two. And from early on, I had an idea of how I wanted the story to end. But now I’m not so sure.

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My Bucket List

Today is my birthday and instead of lamenting over being another year older, I decided to be constructive and put together a bucket list. What better way to look forward to the future (and hence, getting older) than focusing on all the stuff I still want to do?

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Excuses, Excuses

I hate to say it, but I’ve been slacking on my writing lately. Every day I tell myself I’m going to get back on track and (almost) every day I allow myself to get distracted again and before I know it, it’s time for bed.

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A Letter to My Littles

To my daughters, my little girls, my endless source of joy and frustration:
My biggest hope in life was always to be a mother… But the reality is much messier than I imagined. And louder. And HARDER.

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A Story to Tell

My oldest daughter has recently added a new item to our nightly bedtime routing–telling us a story… As I listen to a new tale each night, I find myself marveling at her imagination. And I wish I could loosen the reins on my inner editor, not worrying about judgement from others, just letting the story tell itself as my children do.

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