Upholders of the World Unite (and Yes, That’s an Order)

I took the New York Times quiz on how well I do with forming new habits....more

Would You Let Someone Babysit Your Child Over Skype?

The New York Time's Motherlode had an article recently about the parenting trend to have someone occupy your child over Skype or FaceTime in order to free you to do other things in the house. Think of it like babysitting from afar. Like really really afar. ...more
Reading is a perfect activity for this.more

#MicroblogMondays 31: Inspirational Quotes

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* I’ll admit that I usually don’t read reviews of my books....more

Mental Sampler 3

A heads up that there is a Harry Potter spoiler in the last section of this post....more

538th Friday Blog Roundup

The deed is done, the plans are set, the kitchen remodeling is happening....more

IComLeavWe: April 2015

Welcome back to IComLeavWe. It stands for International Comment Leaving Week, but if you say it aloud, doesn’t it sounds like “I come; [but] leave [as a] we”? And that’s sort of the point ....more

NaBloPoMo April 2015 Blogroll

The theme for April is GROW. ...more

Grow Your Blog With April's NaBloPoMo

So what is the NaBloPoMo theme of the month? ...more

NaBloPoMo April 2015 Badges

The official badge for April 2015 NaBloPoMo is here! Grab it to place on your blog and show your readers you're posting every day this month. ...more

NaBloPoMo April 2015 Prompts

The theme for April's NaBloPoMo is GROW. If you're participating in NaBloPoMo in April -- or even if you're not! -- here are some prompts to get you going. Writing prompts are posted at the beginning of the month so you can plan ahead, Monday to Friday. (Weekends are for free-writing!) ...more