Thank you all so, so very much for your incredible support and loving comments on my big post last week. It was a hard post to write and scary to publish, but now that I’ve done it I feel such a sense of relief and liberation. I really hadn’t realized how much I was letting the blog stress me out! Letting go has been like having the fresh Spring breezes clean out my mind.
The hardest part was going through a loop-de-loop of feeling like I had to justify all my newly found “free time” by filling it up with activities for the children. Apparently I have a deeply installed sense of shame about idleness. (Or perceived idleness, since apparently my inner critic doesn’t seem to think that writing, sewing, reading, gardening, or decorating count.) I’m working on it. I truly believe (at least, intellectually) [Read more...]