Long-time readers of this blog may be wondering why I’ve been posting less. Others may have a more direct question: Why have I been so quiet about myself? I guess it’s time to answer. My focus outward has been brewing for about six months or so, but it became more pressing about a month or [...]
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A lot of my writer/blogger friends are posting retrospectives. Lists, if you will, of their top ten 2010 posts. The posts that got them the most traffic. Inspired, I went and looked at my Google Analytics. My top ten posts in terms of traffic were no surprise. My main URL — NaturalasPossibleMom.com — got the [...]
Recently, someone asked me if a particular post I had up was about them. It’s not the first time — or the last, I fear — that someone, out of the blue, asked me if they were the subject of my blog. In the past, I’ve even had people ask me not to blog about [...]
Can I blog every day for a month? I think so. I hope so. Especially since I’ve already committed to do just that. Fellow freelance writer and editor Michelle Rafter created the WordCount Blogathon three years ago as a way to motivate herself to blog more. That year she got about two dozen writers to [...]
Barry Jenner (not his real name, of course), left me a comment tonight on today’s post: The Flight Aftermath. Here it is: “Wow – this is truly the silliest thing I have read. What a narcissist you are! You were traveling with your CHILDREN!!! Has anyone ever told you that you (as a mom) are [...]
I was at a playdate today. Everyone was talking about television. Me, I was chasing around my crazy baby, so I wasn’t in the conversation. When I finally sat down one of my friends turned to me with a question: “Does [Little Girl] watch TV?” No, I said, feeling very uncomfortable. I know she’s seen [...]
This is my 42nd blog post. (I had planned on writing about this topic as my 40th post, but I misread the WordPress dashboard. Sigh.) Those who have followed my musings from the beginning have read about my klutzy mistakes, my abusive ex, my friend issues. I’ve shared stories about my urinary incontinence, how I [...]