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The Creative Life of a Homemaker

As I sit down to write this, I know a few things. There are most definitely remnants of scrambled egg on my kitchen floor that I missed when cleaning my son’s breakfast mess. There is a basket of clean laundry that has been folded for at least a week but I still can’t find the motivation to put away. And my bed isn’t made. But, I have poems to write and newsletters to send, so I am sitting down at my desk, typing away, trying to ignore the welling up of anxiety stemming from all the things I haven’t done. Oh, and I’m hungry, but I do have a snack break scheduled, so I’m hanging in there. Today I thought it would be fun to talk about how I manage a household while also managing my creative impulses. Mostly, how do I find time for creativity in the mundane day-to-day of keeping house. And a little bit about how I set aside time for intentional creating (such as up-keeping this newsletter and writing/submitting poetry regularly). I hope that if you, too, are a creative homemaker, that you

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