In my pre-parenting life, the first word I used to describe myself was writer. Though mama has moved to the top of the list, writing (this blog and more) is still one of my biggest loves and at the core of my identity.
I’ve been working on a new website that combines mamaTRUE with what . . . → Read More: Writers, Join Me
I run out of distractions after dark. It doesn’t matter how busy my days are or how many friends I’ve seen, Cavanaugh goes to sleep and then I’m in what feels like an empty house and I feel lonely.
What this means is that I am doing all I can to avoid being alone in . . . → Read More: I Don't Want to Be Alone
Lately, I haven’t been much living in the land of poetry. I met my sometime-to-be ex-husband at a poetry open mic. I earned a Master’s in Fine Arts Degree in poetry, performed and competed in poetry slams for years, have more friends that are poets than maybe anything else.
But when I got pregnant, poetry . . . → Read More: Getting Ready for National Poetry Month
I am a poet. That doesn’t factor much into my days as a stay-at-home mom. I don’t get out to listen to poetry much (let’s say once a year maybe) and have only performed my own work twice in the last four years, once while I was pregnant and once in 2008.
When I got . . . → Read More: Do the Thing You Love