Entries by Shauna Blaak

Day 2: Stop and PAINT the Roses

This largely unedited free-write is linking up with the annual Write 31 Days Challenge. // indicates the start and stop of five minutes. Today, the word is PAINT. Go! ————————♥———————— // “Kids, let’s paint the town red!” said no mother EVER! In fact, the mere words “mommy, can we paint?” used to send me into […]

Day 1: You Were Never Meant to Walk Alone

 Welcome to 31 Days of MOM Awesomeness! This largely unedited free-write is linking up with the annual Write 31 Days Challenge. // indicates the start and stop of five minutes. Today’s prompt word is WALK.  Go! ————————-♥————————- // My arrival was met with bloodshot eyes and abject failure. Baby was finally asleep, but mommy was […]

Five Minute Friday – COLLECT

Sometimes, I hated Saturdays. Yup, it’s true.

Not all of Saturday; just the mornings, really. Of course, Saturdays were wonderful cuz there was no school, and we could sleep in like every other teenager around.

But Saturdays were “chore days.” And before we could truly have any fun, my brother and I had to finish our chores. His was easy―vacuuming. Mine was cleaning bathrooms (unpleasant, but tolerable) and

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