You’re a Good Mom

You’re a Good Mom

This is not going to be one of those feel-good Mother’s Day posts. You know the ones: they read like a Hallmark card and bring tears to your eyes as you wish what it said was true, and not just written to make you feel good. But I do want to tell you something...
Some thoughts on Worthiness

Some thoughts on Worthiness

I was thinking about that TED Talk I recommended on Monday, the one about the fear of fat. We are fighting against an underlying assumption of our society, one that is drummed into our subconscious mind from the time we understand language. Fat is bad. Thin is good....

Art Focus: Let’s Get Real

I don’t have any art to post this week. My feelings of incompetence or overwhelm don’t confine themselves to housework, homeschool and parenting. Right now, they are focusing on my art. I have very few ideas, and when I do get one, I try to execute it and...