Monday, July 30, 2012
I wrote my first column on mothering for the startup online magazine OSM! (read Awesome!). Only 536 words. I agonized over them all afternoon last Thursday. While I played tea party with my three-year-old, wearing a hat and saying the right things that made her laugh and snuggle close to me, my thoughts chased after words. I was overwhelmed by all that I had to say, by the ordinariness of all I felt.
Sometimes writing is like picking a scab: painful, grotesque, self-mutilating, but you just gotta.
Hot off the press: here's the article.