“It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness.” — Eleanor Roosevelt It’s been six weeks since I last blogged. Six. Weeks. I’d like to say I spent the last six weeks doing something terribly exciting or productive – like taking a European vacation or building a chicken coop or perhaps an entire barn – but the reality is I didn’t do much at all. I was tired. I slept. A lot. I couldn’t focus. I existed. I stayed afloat. But most importantly, I began to wonder if something might be wrong with me. I’ve been living with generalized anxiety disorderRead More →

Its almost that time of year again – BlogHer Conference is next week! Last year I discovered I wasn’t alone in experiencing some separation anxiety before the big trip so I decided to write a post about how I and others were dealing with it. It was the first time I’d left my kids for more than an overnight stay and I was worried about how they would do and how I would do as well. This year my anxiety disorder is much more under control and I’m feeling good about the trip. I still worry a little of course. As a mom, how canRead More →