• You don’t have to be starving to be an artist.

    November 7, 2011

    Last month I got paid. Really paid. For my writing, for the work I did on here. It wasn’t just “WOOT – 2 Starbucks runs!” anymore, and it felt DAMN GOOD. I’m not bragging – I understand it’s peanuts compared to many other bloggers. I’m being honest about something that has eaten away at me…

  • Is this the price of writing publicly?

    October 12, 2011

    I’ve posted many times on wanting to be more me on here. More real, more open. More opinionated. Sunday I wrote a post that was straight from my heart, no editing or anything. I set it to publish that next morning and went to bed. In the past 3 days, I’ve learned that when people…

  • It’s hard to write.

    October 4, 2011

    I’ve had a tough time writing on here lately. Really writing. I feel like everyone I know is listening and reading. Which is and isn’t true. Many people I know don’t read this. Many people do. I am so keenly aware of it though that it’s beginning to hold me back from what I write…

  • World Moms Blog

    September 28, 2011

    Before BlogHer this year was Pathfinder Day. I remember walking into the Convention center that morning, a bundle of nerves and not sure if I knew anyone in the room. I ended up sitting next to a woman who had her adorable baby with her. We started chatting, she said her name was Jen, and…

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