It’s only 10:30 am and I’ve already cried four or five times today. I drove half way to meet my Mom this morning. We sat in a parking lot for over an hour and talked about life. I could barely get the words out, “Thank you for being such a great Mom.” Then I came home to homemade treasures, … Continue reading
Lay on the couch and let yourself crumble into a million pieces. As you sob uncontrollably let your gaze slowly drift to the subtle movement of the spider on your ceiling. Stop crying immediately and become pensive, almost philosophical. Grasp for any shred of meaning you can.Imagine the spiders journey - imagine its struggles. Find similarities … Continue reading How To Take Life Advice From A Spider
Hey friends! I’ve had something creeping up on me lately. Just gently tapping me on the shoulder here and there. Sort of just like this little cutie pie in the picture. And I know I can’t risk to ignore it for too long. Because it might start to get scared and run away. It came … Continue reading Taking A Break From The Blog
My six year old usually dresses herself. My four year still needs a little help. And pants are always tricky. Or should I say that feet, feet are always tricky. Little feet to be exact. There’s just something about them. With their incessant stickiness. Their sweatiness. Their clamminess. And their complete lack of regard and … Continue reading Little Feet And Long Pants – The Struggle
I have a very vivid memory from when I was really young. It’s probably one of the first ones I can actually recall, which makes sense because I was only 3 years old at the time. I remember laying in my bed - the image of brightly coloured shapes on the bed sheets comes to … Continue reading The Day I Flew
Six years ago when we moved into our house we found out that our oven was lame. After some very questionable meals we eventually solved the mystery, discovering that all we had to do was set it 100 degrees higher than the temperature we were actually going for. For the most part it worked out … Continue reading How Long Do You Sit With The Broken Parts Of Your Life?
I had a pretty scary parenting moment the other week, the details of which I may disclose in a future post, but it was bad - in fact it was straight up ugly. I wasn’t at my best and my anger, which has been known to rage from time to time, took off uncontrollably and … Continue reading My Inner Critic Is Here And She Won’t Let Me Write!
On a day that seems ordinary, just remember. It could be that reassuring glance of solidarity. Or those few simple words that you spoke. It could be the smile you were hesitant to give. Or the way that you simply stopped to listen. It could be the small, mundane, inconsequential moments that never even crossed … Continue reading Never Underestimate The Unintentional Power Of You
Scroll, clickA feeling of dread Scroll, click It’s all in your headScroll, click This is what I readScroll, clickBut this is what they said Scroll, click It’s getting harder to steerScroll, click Just stop living in fear Scroll, clickYou just never know Scroll, click But your chances are lowScroll, click It’s called an emotionScroll, click Well that’s a silly notion Scroll, click The numbers are high Scroll, clickIt’s all … Continue reading Scroll, Click – The COVID Split
When I think about death I get fairly anxious. I can’t seem to let my mind rest on the topic for very long without my thoughts becoming saturated and heavy. Usually once they start to hold even just a little bit of weight their ability to float effortlessly through the air is considerably diminished and … Continue reading My Fear Of Death, Uncontrollable Tingles, And A Resting Place