Today's oily alchemy was brought to me by 3 of my most favorite lil oily friends, Lavender, Lemon, and Valor. Lavender is one of my all time favorite essential oils because of it's versatility. I use it in nearly every blend I make, I diffuse it non-stop for it's calming effect on my nerves and … Continue reading My potion of the day
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I've been trying out new methods to combat my art rut as of lately and my new favorite (and most effective) exercise by far is to doodle my ideas and thoughts in my sketchbook. It kind of acts as a sandbox mode to test out how I feel about different ideas and styles without feeling … Continue reading Daily doodles
Heyyyyyy there, jellybeans! Suuuuup with ya? I hope your week is going along fabulously and all your days have been peaceful and productive thus far. I hope your hair laid the right way, ya didn't burn your dinner, that you had clean socks and undies, and that you had a lil spring in your step 'cause … Continue reading The rebirth of Rockin Mom’s World and my new experience of shared parenting
Hi guys! LONG time no see, eh? I've missed you all! From time to time I think maybe we all just need to drop off the face of the planet so we can reset and recharge our worn out batteries. In my case, I had some major transforming and growing I needed to do in … Continue reading Ashes to Art
People, in general, have never understood the way that I think and/or operate in life, love, parenting, my writing, and a variety of other areas people tend to pick apart in late night phonecalls and over lunch convos with their besties. Growing up an eclectic, free spirited, wide eyed girl in a small sleepy town, … Continue reading Going against the flow
To whomever it may concern (although it sure doesn't seem that United Airlines is concerned), I cannot even describe to you the feelings of raw sadness, shock, and infuriation that I feel after reading the story and watching the video from the United Airlines flight where an autistic child and her family were kicked off … Continue reading An Open letter to United Airlines from an Autism Mom
When we were at the radio station this year recording my autism awareness PSA I got the opportunity to get Bug on the mic so I could get a picture of the sound wave of him telling me 'I love you'. I got it tattooed on me recently. I waited for so long to hear those … Continue reading My new Autism Awareness tattoo!!
I always tell my son that people are a lot like crystals. The 'perfect' ones are never quite as interesting. The cracks in us are much like the cracks in a crystal..to some, they may be a 'flaw' but to others, they see that those cracks reflect the sunlight. A perfectly unique beauty of their … Continue reading We are crystals in the sun
I write. I create. I paint. I ponder. I feel. I see...what so many don't. I love. I wonder. I study. I feel. I indulge. I gain understanding. I reflect. I FEEL. I express......I shatter into pieces.... I write. I create. I paint. I ponder. ________________ Much love, Rockin Mom