Tag Archives: motherhood

2016 in Review

2016 was a tough year. It was a year of learning how to balance being a mother and wife, while working full-time, and trying to write in the crevices between. It was also the year of losing my grandmother, my last grandparent … Continue reading

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The Importance of Self Care

This was a pretty large section in my Baby’s First Year book when we brought the girls home from the hospital. It’s so easy to put yourself on the back-burner in those simultaneously  manic and foggy first days and weeks. Funny thing … Continue reading

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Nest

My poem “Nest” is now up at Eunoia Review, and you can read it for free! I am so excited for my work to appear in this venue as I have been following it for quite some time. They publish some good … Continue reading

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Sharon Olds: Writing the Extraordinary Ordinary

I love Sharon Olds. I am a little late to the party as she has been on the poetic forefront since publishing her first collection, Satan Says, in 1980. Better late than never though, because Olds is one of my new … Continue reading

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