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Bethany H.

Kenosha, Wisconsin
I'm aworking writer. And by working, I mean I am a career woman (technical writer), wife (to a 34 year old husband), mother of two (5 year old son and 6 month old girl), caretaker or pets (a dog, two cats, and a fish tank of rotating fish). When do I write? Some time after midnight most days of... Full Bio
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Blogger is not my friend by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I do all of my web work myself (like that isn't obvious). So right now, with no more FTP support by Blogger, I'm in a bit of a pickle. Their nice and easy solution of using ... Read on »
I'll do it for a Running Skirt by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Yes, physical running in case you are wondering. In January. In Southeast Wisconsin. In the snow and ice. My sanity is indeed in question. But after watching my husband run ... Read on »
"Mooooo-oooomy" by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting The two-syllable word we all hate to here (when said by a 2-year-old) followed by the most hilarious: "Moooo - ooomy" She whines, "I want your Boooobie!" (or maybe tha ... Read on »
Bad Habits are Hard to Break by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I’d always wanted to be a writer. In my youth it was songs and poetry. Mostly because they were short, sweet, and easy to produce in the short allotment of time that my brai ... Read on »
When all else fails... procrastinate by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I feel a story in me. A few actually. Voices of characters that are edgier, grumpier and more sarcastic than others (which for me is going to really put me over the line in ... Read on »
Simple. Concise. Goal-making. by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I'm not sleeping again. Or maybe better phrased would be: I'm not sleeping very well again. It might be work creeping into my brain, or no exercise in my routine, or the ... Read on »
New Year, Mediocre Outlook by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I spent much of late last year working. And, as from the last posts here, you can see I am still at it. A LOT. So having a week off at the end of year, I spent time reflec ... Read on »
Something out of the ordinary by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Things really haven't changed.... - still working some crazy hours, but at least now I can try to off load on a new person. One I am trying train in between the chaos of de ... Read on »
The BEST MOMENT EVER by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Last night about 10:30pm... lying in bed with my daughter.* She's smiling and giggling and being a 2-year-old. Which really, in and of itself is awesome. But it gets better. ... Read on »
Facts of Life by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting There are two things I am certain off: 1) it is a matter of time before I fall over from exhaustion 2) life is too short to waste time worrying about over half the ... Read on »
Sit! by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I've been wondering... is it normal for your 2-year-old to order you to Sit! (and yes Sit! with the exclamation ) so that she can do your hair? Maybe it is a hint that ... Read on »
It's the weekend right? by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Because honestly, I haven't stopped take a breath in almost a month. And yes, that means working weekends, nights, and in between. For both day job, mom job, and writing. It ... Read on »
Ever wonder what DOESN'T get published? by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I often start blog posts and then never finish them. Sometimes it is due to lack of time... have 5 minutes, jot down a few thoughts, and then never finish them. Others, it's ... Read on »
The Joys of Shower Time with a 2-yr-old by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting "I see your butt," she says with a giggle. "I see MY butt." More giggles. I want to know who let her watch Beavis and Butt-head . Read on »
It's all a bit scary by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting My daughter is suddenly scared of any unfamiliar noise. It could be the cat meowing from 2 rooms over, a lawn mower, or a motorcycle zooming down the street. And as cute as t ... Read on »
So much to talk about, so little time by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I've been absent--in mind and in blogging lately. Sorry. It comes with the territory of being a working mother trying to also realize her dreams of writing, being under a book ... Read on »
Still Counting... by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Five days later and I'm still alive. Very much alive in fact--even after 4 major tourist traps, 2 hotels, over 16 hours of time in the car, 15 meals that came from a restaura ... Read on »
On the Road Again by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting Have you ever noticed that when you visit someplace new you suddenly feel re-energized? Maybe it's just me. But really, that's what this site is all about isn't it. Me. Me. ... Read on »
Lost in the Trees by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I'm losing my way. Not literally, of course. Just metaphorically speaking. With impossible demands in my day job and a schedule that goes along with the ride, my life is ... Read on »
THE 30-SECOND COMMUTE by Stephanie Dickison by Bethany H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Parenting I didn't intend to write a book review today. Hell, The Husband just finished his first half marathon this past weekend and it was one of the most touching moments of my lif ... Read on »