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Life is odd right now– I guess that probably goes without saying.

Navigating Pandemic Life: Pleasure in the Pathless Woods

Creativity was something that was unknowingly missing from my life. It only took a few years of denial, a marital argument and a drive to thrift store to discover it.⁣My hope is that this post will give you some food for thought during this weird time in life. Maybe you’ll add creativity, physical fitness, blooming […]

The Missing Piece: Creativity

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I intentionally slammed a bowl full of unwanted Frosted Flakes into the sink tonight. Yep. I did. In a rather matter-of-fact, calm-as-a-cucumber kind of way. Just like “What’s that Sarah? Oh, you don’t even want crunchy sugar for dinner? OK, no problem.” *Walks calmly to sink. CRASH BANG.* “Oops.”

Pandemic Life as Mom: A Bowl Full of Frosted Flakes

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“What’s going on? It feels like you just don’t care. With us. With the kids. With anything.” Then we heard Sarah playing in her room for the 7th time that night. He begrudgingly got up to tend to her. She was lucky it wasn’t me. As he walked out of the living room…

Finding Alone Time for Me: A Motherhood Milestone

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