Motherhood and Writing: An Introduction

Updated: Apr 23

Three years ago, I became a mother for the first time. Before then, my days consisted of late afternoon writing escapades in local cafes and the public library. It was where my books and articles were taking shape and where many editing projects were completed.

Things have changed since I became a mom. I now write at home, mostly by sneaking around during the night or tiptoeing out of rooms. The flow of my writing is frequently interrupted by the faces of my precious daughters. Needless to say, writing is not the easy task it once used to be. It is still enjoyable when I am immersed in it, but all the sneaking around makes it all exhausting.


In the beginning, I was frustrated with the frequent interruptions and not being able to pick up my laptop and head to my favorite cafe. I missed the ambiance of soft jazz music, white noise and the sight of books. After my second daughter was born, I was slowly able to get myself back into the writer's head-space. I was so glad to find a mind-set that worked, I decided to start the Motherhood and Writing series.


Motherhood and Writing talks about how to juggle mommying and writing - whether writing for leisure or for a living. We will discuss what works and what doesn't work, and it will all be from personal experiences. I hope you find value in this new series.

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