I’m a wife, mom, and woman, (should woman be first?) who is coming up for air sixteen years into child-rearing. I left my fellowship in a History PhD program after my first son was born and never looked back (except longingly and with rose-colored glasses). But, now I have four kids, ranging from the aforementioned 16 year old to a 6 year old.
I’ve always wanted to write. My husband has always encouraged me to follow my dreams. And, with my youngest in first grade, although not in the way that I had hoped, (she’s being homeschooled by me) I’ve determined that it’s now or never.
I guess this is where I add the obligatory covid-19 note that ALL of my children are now being homeschooled by me. It’s not exactly the way I pictured the 2020-2021 school year, but I know that I am most definitely not alone in that.
So. I’m putting the pen to the paper and the fingers to the keys. Join me as I journal my way to myself.