When I decided to “broaden my platform” from parenting to other sorts of writing I thought it would be simple — and hoped readers of my parenting book and posts would come along. While some of my more business-y friends called it a re-brand, I simply no longer wanted to focus my writing exclusively on kids and parents. A dear friend and successful author who had studied online identities offered to help me make gradual changes so that I could move forward without abandoning the past.…
How Do You Drive Change?
For a very long time I have wanted a travel van that would allow me to launch some spontaneous and comfortable travel. Last year, Favorite Husband and I did an accidental trial run. The pandemic was in full swing so our focus was on minimizing contact with others. I don’t think it was part of the plan, but a blinding rain storm made it impossible to continue highway driving and dictated that we spend one night in a parking lot. We slept in our slightly cramped vehicle…
Bountiful Blueberries, Stolen Strawberries, and Kumquats
This "recycled" blog post is one of my favorite attitude adjusters. Gratitude, generosity, doing my best and letting go of the outcome.... Enjoy.