My Purrfectly Crazy Week

Nothing truly prepares you for motherhood. You may think you’re ready. You may have bought all the things you were supposed to buy and prepared all the accommodations you were supposed to prepare. You may even believe, naively, that you are mentally and emotionally equipped to devote your days to the care of someone otherContinue reading “My Purrfectly Crazy Week”

How to Escape for Spring Break Without Leaving Home

Last year during spring break, I took my dog and ran away from home. (We came back.) This year, I decided not to go anywhere during my week off, but I still craved that feeling of escape. I wondered, Is it possible to have a low-key, stay-at-home spring break AND get away at the sameContinue reading “How to Escape for Spring Break Without Leaving Home”

How to Write a Journal Entry When You Have “Nothing” to Write About

A couple of years ago, I shared my 10 Tips for Keeping a Journal, and today I want to elaborate on Tip #3: Think Small. As I said in my previous post, “If you wait until you have ‘good stuff’ to write about, your journal may stay closed for months. The truth is, there’s goodContinue reading “How to Write a Journal Entry When You Have “Nothing” to Write About”