Why Am I Invisible – A Response

(originally published 12/8/11 – don’t miss reading comments 46 and 54) Some bloggers check their “stats” weekly daily hourly to see how many visitors have come to their sites, how long they stayed there, what posts they’ve read, how they got there, etc.  For many bloggers, these stats are a constant source of anxiety.  I…

January 25, 2020
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Noodle Salad

I love the movie As Good As It Gets. I love the characters, I love the dysfunction, I love the honesty, I love the bittersweet comedy. And I love the quotable writing. There’s a scene where Greg Kinnear’s character begins to open up to Helen Hunt as she and Jack Nicholson are driving the trio from…

January 21, 2020
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Fear and Testimony

Yesterday I did something that felt amazing. I deleted my other blog where I haven’t written since 2016. I have been so absolutely paralyzed by fear of failure for the last couple of years that at times it has made it impossible to write. Every time I logged in to my other site, Reasonably Happy…

January 21, 2020
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Introducing Soda Sense

I have a confession. I am a soda addict. No, I’m not exaggerating. I begin each morning with two diet sodas instead of a cup of coffee. I require additional fizz at lunch, and by mid-afternoon I am craving the additional pick-me-up of a glass filled with delightful bubbles. It isn’t the sugar that does…

December 2, 2019
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Creating a Life I Don’t Want to Leave

I have started and stopped writing this post more times than I can count, unsure of so many things, from questioning how it would be received, wondering if my site needed to be restructured before moving in this direction, and the biggest roadblock – deeming myself unworthy of adding my voice to the chorus of…

April 9, 2019
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I’m Back

After a year away from Resourceful Mommy, I’m back! I thought about writing some deeply reflective post examining why I left and explaining why I’m back, but quite honestly, the thought of writing that post exhausted me. If the post is too boring to write, it’s surely too boring to read. So instead, let me show…

March 8, 2019
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$2 off Crest Products at Walmart

I have never been a big fan of Valentine’s Day and even notoriously went through a wear-black-on-V-Day phase in college. So glad those were the days before social media! But this year my husband surprised me with the sweetest gift on my pillow that evening – a heartfelt card and a gorgeous red velvet box…

February 26, 2019
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