April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself


Bottling up the good

Everyone knows that bottling up emotions can be toxic. I find it nearly impossible to hide my feelings. It’s as if they always sit just below the surface. They simmer there and take over my thoughts. When I am upset about something, the only thing I can successfully accomplish within a reasonable amount of time […]

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Allow me to dish about dishes

Some people do yoga. Some people run. Me? I wash dishes. Even though I dread it every evening, I kind of look forward to it too. That’s why I liken it to exercise. It’s one of those things that no one really likes to do, but it has to be done. And once it’s over, […]

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Clean equals calm

Immediately after a woman has a baby, lots of people say something along the lines of, “Don’t worry about the cleaning. Just enjoy your baby. Enjoy every moment because they grow so fast.” Having birthed my second baby about four months ago, I would say that strategy works for about a month, maybe five or […]

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Doing, doing, done (or not)

Once when I was in college, I made myself a to-do list. Immediately after I finished it, I started sobbing hysterically, overwhelmed by thoughts like “How am I ever going to get all these tasks done?” That was the last time I made a to-do list as a college student. I have a fairly disorganized […]


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