With this school year nearing its end, and the pandemic in full force, I wonder: Will my high school senior walk across the stage, accept his diploma, shake hands with the principal, and sit shoulder to shoulder with his fellow graduates?
I started writing about motherhood shortly after my son James was born in 2002. “Mommy Musings” became a reflective parenting blog containing stories, celebrating motherhood, and its resulting conundrums. A labor of love and culmination of my best work, I released my first book: Mommy Musings: Lessons on Motherhood, Love, Life.
For 18 years, I recorded and reflected upon days with my son. Now, I am recording and reflecting upon the small moments of my life. I’m calling my blog elements of mindfulness and it’s about the power of bringing wisdom, clarity, and purpose to writing and life.
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With restaurants closed, gatherings forbidden, celebrations and sporting seasons canceled, how do you celebrate Mother’s day during the pandemic?
Making a list or two helps me get in the groove of writing, especially when I’m scattered.
Snow falls gently on a spring day. Like sadness, snow clings to limbs, buds, and blades of grass. Its frozen beauty silences birdsong, and laughter, but also unites the land with hope, peace, and stillness.
The world is a crazy place, and staying calm, composed, and happy is hard work.
Blogging about The Real Happiness Meditation Challenge with Sharon Salzberg
The end of one blog and the beginning of a new one.
I love being ignored by my kid. It makes me feel so special.