October always feels very primal and pagan to me, a time to gather your people close by the fire. Here’s how I like to enjoy the darker months.
The story of a pink dress, the postpartum body that it would never fit, and a new sense of love and acceptance for being larger and softer than before. Because my body is amazing and it deserves a dress that fits
Since I was little I’ve collected long words. I love their sounds and shapes and meanings. My first beloved was vermillion, the vivid scarlet pigment, and aged nine I used it all the time. At school I was the language-geek who quizzed my teachers about language.
What voice would you like to use in your writing? I’ve put together some exercises to help you hone in on your personal writing style, and develop and unique voice for telling your story online
He’s finally drifting off to sleep. Tummy full of milk, busy little hands fidgeting into stillness. Sleepy mumbles that sound almost like waking.
Sleep is a precious resource for parents, and one that is often in short supply! Here are a few of my gentle suggestions for self-care for the sleep deprived.