Creating this space was important both for my actual creative process but also in owning the importance of my work. Having a physical space brings my ambitions out of my head and into the real world. Ultimately, this area represents the creative potential in all of us, from little hands to big hands.
“Are you having a good summer?” she asked with a hopeful smile. I took a deep breath and felt just how tired I felt in my body. I could see that she too was tired. A fellow mom and entrepreneur, she knows what it’s like to be juggling a very full life. And so I … Continue reading Summer Bummer : Living Without All the Answers
What are you doing because you feel like you should? Even if the should grew out of your own values and desires once?
And yet I am left with this sense of yearning. And a sense of self-doubt: If I want to write so much, why don’t I just do it? Is it that I am afraid I don’t have anything to say? Or is it the opposite: that I’m afraid I DO have something to say.
Some days the ideas flow nonstop, one thing leading to the next in a mythical progression of inspiration. On those days, I have a multitude of knitting project and writing ideas, feel inspired to take photos or sew and bake. Today is not one of those days. We had a great Easter weekend. On Saturday … Continue reading The Rundown
Last night, after having gotten up with a sick babe twice in under three hours, I couldn't fall back to sleep. This happens to me somewhat regularly: I get up in the night to nurse the little one, or to go to the bathroom, get a drink of water, etc., and then I can't fall … Continue reading Momsomnia & Blog Envy
I have been struggling to maintain my two blogs: this space and Peaceful Mom. Time is limited, and finding a chunk in which I can write more than once or twice a week is tough. But more importantly, I can't seem to separate my life into distinct categories: knitter, mom, wife, daughter, friend. I am … Continue reading Peaceful Merge