As I’ve been getting out and about a bit (you’ve seen me on Scary Mommy, MockMom, The Mid and Sammiches and Psych Meds this past month), I decided it was time to branch out and make this into something bigger. I spent this past weekend transferring over 200 blogs fromContinue Reading

As a writer, I’m very familiar with the ins and the outs of the language.  If you’re a writer too, you might be reading the title of my blog thinking, no it’s not – compassion is a noun.  It’s a feeling.  It’s not something you do. I’m here to tellContinue Reading

Welcome to the Year I Turn 40!

It’s 2015.  I can’t believe it.  This is (duh…duh…duh…da!) the year that I’ll turn 40.  The big four-oh.  Over the hill.  One year closer to pushing up the daisies. Nah…I’m just kidding. I’m just turning forty. I’m not dead yet. I have friends who dread the passing of every year.Continue Reading

Blogging and Hypocrisy... 1

I read a blog this week from a SAHM who was admonishing divorced mothers and step moms for blogging about their troubles.  She suggested, in general, that if you don’t have something nice to say, you shouldn’t say it at all.  She suggested that the potential for damaging the relationshipContinue Reading