My name is Ashley and I blog at Writing To Reach You. When I asked for opportunities to guest blog, Kaci offered me some space here and challenged me to answer the question, “What are your thoughts on having children?” This is not a topic I have found myself anywhere near in four years of blogging, […]Read more
I’ve been thinking a lot lately about power and control. Who has the power over my life? Who controls my happiness? The obvious answer here, of course, is resoundingly ME. (Or, you know, YOU, for your life and your happiness.) Which is why I get so damn frustrated when outside sources make me feel powerless, when other people’s shit (or […]Read more
Shit They Don’t Tell You: You’re a grown ass woman. Do what you want. And, most importantly, baby books are evil.
Sometimes the things you’re not “supposed” to do are some of the best things you could do. Some of my best, most favorite moments with my son are those spent in bed with him. Yes, you read that correctly. He sleeps with us in our bed, and that’s definitely something we “shouldn’t” do. I’ve heard […]Read more