Hey party people. It’s been a long time. That’s because in August and September and some of October this year, I found myself in the deepest depression, most intense anxiety and worst insomnia of my life. The shame I felt in those months was devastating. I stayed away from people I like, feared people I… Read More One human’s retrospective on the worst depression, anxiety and insomnia ever
In short, you all kick ass. This week I’ve been mulling over empty Ergos, watery brinks, and CPR. The photo challenge was to mull over your week and pick a fitting symbol to work into your self-portrait. Here’s what you were symbolically and literally experiencing last week: An invisible baby seems fitting for my symbol… Read More Your Mommy Asana self-portraits
It’s been quite a while since we’ve had a good old-fashioned photo challenge around here. Our inspiration this time is coming from a photo series I love, Mommy Asanas. This is the one that really wholloped me right off the bat: I love this woman. So strange and unapologetic with those damn shears. And then… Read More The Mommy Asana Photo Challenge
There is no more salient reminder that I am a mom at work than the pumping room. I spend at least 20 minutes of my work days in one, meditating on the dulcet tones of my Pump In Style’s relentless motor. It’s a stark shift to the day. One moment, I’m sitting at my desk… Read More The Pumping Room
Get yourself on over to Get Born, where I blog every month, so you too can be in on the latest photo challenge. Can’t wait to see your portraits.
Well, fabulous readers, you definitely stepped up to my recent photographic challenge. Here are more regular, everyday, un-gussied-up moments from your lives. Thank you, thank you for sharing them. Laura Turbow shared these next three photos. She’s an honest mom who happens to also be an awesome photographer. If you’d like to see more revolutionary… Read More The revolution continues: more of your honest photos
I had to share a few of the great photos that you, dear readers, have been sharing on my Facebook page this week in response to my photographic challenge. The challenge, in short, was to take a picture of one of the not-so-perfect moments in your life–feeling bored in traffic, scrubbing dirty diapers late at… Read More The revolution begins: your not-so-perfect moment photos!
I’ve been thinking about this photo for a long time. And this one too: Both were part of this NYT article that a friend recommended after reading my first video blog post. I loved the article for the counterpoint it offered to the “Don’t you just love every minute?” comments that people kept flinging at… Read More A photographic challenge: capture and share a less-than-perfect moment