Author Archives: MommyTheorist

About MommyTheorist

Editor, writer, photographer, and new mom

A Most Unusual Writing Workshop

THURSDAYS IN MAY: DETOX WRITE  @ BREATHE SALT ROOMS This workshop incorporates guided meditation, breathing techniques, and gentle movement while participants experience dry salt therapy, to clear mental and physical blockages and promote creative expression. Inspiring writing prompts stimulate and entice … Continue reading

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Outdoor Education

Completely omit doubt from your campaign to make a dream come true. Continue reading

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Magical Mandalas

Mandalas are my new thing. Now that I’m keyed into them, they seem to be everywhere. Here’s a mandala in the yoga studio I just visited. A good friend who’d read my earlier post pointed me to a mandala workshop … Continue reading

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The Other Shoe Falls

The other leg is broken. Mom’s other leg. It’s broken. I don’t know, at this time, how her spirit is doing. She was supposed to leave for Amsterdam and depart from there for a once-in-a-lifetime cruise an hour after the fall … Continue reading

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What I learned (and What I Already Knew) From Making a Vision Board

Symbols are the language of the subconscious.  All along I’ve been a writer who could only draw abstract things, like mazes, mandalas, and a basic tree with branches and leaves, and never showed any skill at drawing; I thought I … Continue reading

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What I Love About Winter (Reprise)

Making a list of things I like about winter is like making a gratitude list when I’m in a bad mood; the goal is to turn my frown upside down, and the goal is uphill from where I am. 1. You … Continue reading

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Broke My Clean Streak

4+ years of nursing, and today, for the first time, I spilled coffee on the baby. (She’s alright.) How many mornings have we enjoyed a coffee with our first feeding in the morning? Hundreds, if not a thousand. My fondest … Continue reading

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