Mrs. COD’s Freelance Update

By on December 20, 2017

During my time as a SAHM, I’m pursuing a few side hustles and working to learn new skills. It’s partly an exercise in those specific skills, partly an exercise in maintaining my sanity. My freelance writing work is what I most enjoy and desire to continue for the long haul, so I want to update you all on how that journey is going. 

At times I feel as though I’m getting nowhere. Discouragement derails me constantly. Even though I’m fortunate that our family’s livelihood doesn’t depend on my earning ability in freelancing, it sure would be nice to earn something. 

I’m happy to report that I finally feel like the ball is ROLLING!  (more…)


Feeling Stuck

By on March 21, 2017

I’ve been feeling stuck in a bit of a rut lately, so I haven’t posted in awhile. Hello there! I think this is the longest absence I’ve taken from posting on this blog since we began about a year ago. Lots of other blogs I read have recently celebrated their one- or two-year blogiversary, so we’re in good company! (I am nowhere near the prodigious amount of writing of Picky Pinchers or Our Next Life, but we all need someone to inspire us, right? Check out the stats on how many posts they’ve published in their blogging lives! It’s insane!)  (more…)

Let The Freelance Journey Begin!

By on January 4, 2017

I’ve been away from my teaching job now for one summer and one semester! The fresh new year is cause for contemplation, so I’m thinking about regrets, joys, mistakes and successes. It’s been an interesting time so far, this sabbatical of sorts to be with my kiddos. Junior and Mini COD are our greatest blessings in this life. Sweet, exhausting, fun, frustrating…  (more…)