On the Importance of Being Silent

I’ve had visions these past few years, yearnings more like it, of leaving my life behind, moving to some deserted island, living off the land. I’d take my husband and kids with me for sure, but that’s about it. The older I get, the more I realize how irrelevant stuff is, how irrelevant most ofContinue reading “On the Importance of Being Silent”

Six Truths Bad Moms Has Opened the Can On

Recently my Facebook feed has been filled with moms excitedly flocking to their nearest movie theatre, taking giddy selfies and eagerly waiting for the lights to dim. Why? Why are moms so excited to kiss their kids good night and scurry for the door? It’s because, for a few brief and glorious hours, one film is givingContinue reading “Six Truths Bad Moms Has Opened the Can On”

It Takes a Village, It Takes a Village, It Takes a Village

It takes a village to raise a child. It’s been said over and again, but we seem to have forgotten. It takes a village to raise a child. When Facebook and other social media were first dreamt up, I’m sure their respective creators envisioned online villages, I’m sure they envisioned people reaching out to peopleContinue reading “It Takes a Village, It Takes a Village, It Takes a Village”

Life as an Introvert

  I am a loner. Meaning, I like to be alone. And it’s not just that I like being alone, I need to be alone for set amount of time each day. In fact, I’ve even been told that I, in particular, require more alone time than the average person. Alone suits me well. ThisContinue reading “Life as an Introvert”