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I underestimated May this year. Rookie mom mistake. (Unforgivable, really, given that this is my 10th summer of parenting.) If you don’t have kids in school yet, maybe May isn’t your insane time of year. But, trust me, once your children are school-aged, May reaches a Thanksgiving-to-New-Year’s-Eve level of insanity. You have ALL the end-of-the-year school things […]

Brainstorming Solo — 1 easy trick for overcoming writer’s block

writer's block, empty pages

This isn’t normally something I’d share. But in the interest of helping others defeat the fiend known as “writer’s block,” I’ll go ahead. I’ve been writing professionally in some capacity or other since 1996. Most of my experience is working for daily newspapers — and when you work for a daily newspaper, you don’t get […]