Tag Archives: mindfulness

Showing up

It has been a while. Nearly 6 months. That’s the longest time off I have taken here, and the longest time I have felt like not writing at all. Here, or anywhere. I have found it hard to write, because … Continue reading

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…elves and faeries yet

I’ve come across the idea that you should give your children the gift of boredom numerous times now. I forget that this is just as true for me, too. On days like today, which could have been another busy, full … Continue reading

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fear and joy

You know that scene in Donnie Darko, where Donnie’s teacher draws a line between the words Fear and Love…? That’s the visual I get sometimes when I think about how to best move in the direction of joy, and connection … Continue reading

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This week

The sum of a week in a few sentences. What I write will be so much less than what it was. There were days where I felt as if I crawled through, a clawing tiredness dragging at my heels, and … Continue reading

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October country

Since I reclaimed the study as my craft room, I’ve been spending a great deal of time up here in this room of mine. I say mine, although it’s still a place for Howard to come and write, and work, … Continue reading

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one room at a time

Last week Ezra, who is, by the way, ridiculously happy so much of the time, was feeling a little fraught in the afternoon and getting somewhat fussy. That happens, I know. Mostly it was because he was tired and having … Continue reading

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here comes the sun

Having a baby (again) has reminded me that there are many moments in the day when there is nothing to do but nurse – and if you have big hungry babies like I seem to, those moments can sometimes last … Continue reading

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