I had every intention of publishing timely, daily blogs for this challenge of joining National Blog Posting Month. I was doing really good the first week. I had time to preview a few prompts, hash out a few drafts. Now that I'm in the thick of it, I realize how difficult it truly is to… Continue reading Actually, I don’t have 10 minutes
I don't feel nearly focused enough to write a blog tonight, but it's National Blog Posting Month and I committed to writing every day, so here goes. I normally am a focused person. I like to focus on a goal, a plan, a schedule, a mission. I can multi-task, so long as the multiple things… Continue reading NaBloPoMo: Moments unfocused
*Photo By LuLuEdward Photo* Yesterday's National Blog Posting prompt was "What are five funny (but real) things your current relationship has taught you?" (I know, I know, I'm a day late. For what it counts, I wrote this out in my head last night while nursing the little man to sleep. Half-credit?) I immediately thought of my… Continue reading NaBloPoMo: what our babies teach us
When I previewed this prompt for National Blog Posting Month, I assumed - like most Americans - that this would be a response addressing her as the first female President of the United States. That didn't happen. Clinton couldn't gain the trust she needed despite her qualifying lifelong career in public service and even-keeled temperament. She… Continue reading NaBloPoMo: What do you want to say to Hillary Clinton today?
When was the last time you did something brave? What happened? I think of my husband when I think of bravery. He will hike the most dangerous mountains, swim far into the ocean, be the first of his friends to bungee jump in Thailand, and even volunteer to take the stage at a show where he… Continue reading #NaBloPoMo: bravery beyond adventure
*Photo by LuluEdward Photography* I've been asked by a dear friend and fellow writer (follow her brilliant writing at usetheclutch.me) to join her in National Blog Posting Month, here after known as #NaBloPoMo - which makes the trained journalist (and military spouse in me) cringe - I loathe acronyms. But, I'm excited to join the ranks of other bloggers… Continue reading #NaBloPoMo – motherhood and mental health