The Consulting Writer

aka The Frazzled Mom

Happy National Coffee Day!

Before I had kids, I never thought I’d be a coffee drinker. 10 years later and eleventy billon hours of missed sleep and here I am, on my second cup … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Jinxed Myself

Recently, I’ve started going over the family finances. I’d found several websites that recommended the 50 /20 /30 approach. 50% of income should go to fixed expenses (aka bills, bleh). … Continue reading

September 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Never Ending Disappointments

The prompt for writing today was entitled “unfinished”. Wow, is that post specifically made for me? I’m sure most of us have experience it, though maybe we don’t dwell on … Continue reading

September 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Can’t Do It All

There are lots of great short stories and films out there. This is one of them. When I think of all the powers that Superman has, there are just some … Continue reading

September 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

An Opinion? How dare you have one!

The first character I’d ever found a true attachment for was Sherlock Holmes. I’ve admitted as much in previous posts. I’m happy to defend my reasons for liking both the character and … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · 1 Comment

Hiking, Camping and More!

As if I’m not frazzled enough, between work, school, home, so on and more. My son decided he really wanted to join cub scouts. Though internally I screamed, “Not one … Continue reading

September 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Orthorex- what?

I ran across this term today “orthorexia nervosa”. The definition: an obsession with eating foods that one considers healthy. My eyes had scanned the article and I’d read “someone having an … Continue reading

September 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Rest in Peace

Seriously? There’s a movie based on sleep paralysis. Will I be watching it? Probably not. Although I’m sure the movie will be exciting and have lots of jump scares, it … Continue reading

September 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Spider Pig

It’s the little, simple things that sometimes crack me up. That said, I do like this arrangement.  

September 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Moment to Laugh

I’ve been watching a show about families/relatives with a lot of problems, yet strong bonds. The kids are grown and have children of their own. In one particular episode, their mother … Continue reading

August 31, 2016 · Leave a comment


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