anxiety/depression, Country Living, Life, mental health, Parenting

If By Cleaning…You Mean Total Destruction

It started with a shelf. That’s usually how it always starts. It’s one item, in one room, that I want to rearrange so that, when I look at it, it offers some glimpse of serenity in the chaotic mess. Like every half-hatched plan I work up in my mind...it usually goes far beyond a simple… Continue reading If By Cleaning…You Mean Total Destruction

Parenting, Uncategorized

The Many Stages of Awake: As Told by a Mom of Two

  This blog post is brought to you today by the considerate wakeup call of my three year old bright and early this morning. “Mommy,” she said while poking me lightly in the nose, “are you still tired?” The answer? Yes, I’m tired. I’m always tired. Because when you’re a mom, you’re always tired. Always...tired.… Continue reading The Many Stages of Awake: As Told by a Mom of Two