Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Water Signs (The Lavender Stand)

This post first appeared on The Lavender Stand, as part of a series, for their launch and "astrology to parent" column. Check them out for more on stories that "shifts culture, practices, and out dated rules around expectations, funding, and field norms." The element of water should be the easiest to describe and relate to … Continue reading Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Water Signs (The Lavender Stand)

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Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Air Signs (The Lavender Stand)

This post first appeared on The Lavender Stand, as part of a series, for their launch and "astrology to parent" column. Check them out for more on stories that "shifts culture, practices, and out dated rules around expectations, funding, and field norms." The air sign of the moon brings us to a more mental aspect … Continue reading Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Air Signs (The Lavender Stand)

Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Earth Sign (The Lavender Stand)

This post first appeared on The Lavender Stand, as part of a series, for their launch and "astrology to parent" column. Check them out for more on stories that "shifts culture, practices, and out dated rules around expectations, funding, and field norms." Oh, the element of earth. The durability of a rock, or the stability … Continue reading Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Earth Sign (The Lavender Stand)

Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Fire Signs (The Lavender Stand)

This post first appeared on The Lavender Stand, as part of a series, for their launch and "astrology to parent" column. Check them out for more on stories that "shifts culture, practices, and out dated rules around expectations, funding, and field norms." Parenting is hard. We’ve all heard or read this somewhere along our journey, … Continue reading Check It: Using Astrology to Parent Better, Fire Signs (The Lavender Stand)

What Is This Site – Exactly?

If I could describe it all with one sentence or two or three, I would... but what I'm trying to create here is just a lot. It's a culmination of a few things I love: my kids, family, writing, my writing career, life and of course, astrology (yes, that's a big piece). I started on … Continue reading What Is This Site – Exactly?

3 Things I Do Daily To Keep My Writing Life Sane

I write – a lot. I write for work as a reporter, as well as personally. Yes, that includes fiction, journals, permission slips, love notes for my kids and husband, memos and blogs (what you're reading now – ta-da!). Writing, if we're going to get technical, makes up 60 percent of my life. The other … Continue reading 3 Things I Do Daily To Keep My Writing Life Sane

A Mom More Than Anything

I was part of an all-female, girl-power podcast early a few weeks ago. The topic – of course, because it's me – was parenting. The hosts of the show were all young women, none mothers and then the real invitee (who brought me along) was a new mom to a 9-month-old boy. HEAR PODCAST HERE: … Continue reading A Mom More Than Anything