It’s 2018, and I’m back — and Bright Autumn Sun finally has its own domain name!… Read More New year, new blog.
Have you ever tried anything completely new to get out of a blogging rut?… Read More Getting out of a blogging rut
I’m back from my month-long blogging break!… Read More Back from the blog break.
Have you ever gotten a tweet from your favorite celebrity? My 10th year of age brought a love of all things related to Gloria Estefan and her music. I’d heard her music on the radio or at a party and simply fell in love with it! I’d never been interested in pop music before, but… Read More A Tweet from Gloria!
Today’s the last day of the 31 day blog challenge, and I’m so proud of myself to have made it all 31 days and written 31 posts! Yay! I’ve been looking forward to today’s prompt — Why do you blog? As I’ve mentioned in other posts, I’ve been blogging nearly since I can remember using… Read More 31 Day Blog Challenge: Why I Blog
My favorite blogs tend to change throughout the year, and I have a ton of blogs in my Google Reader that I enjoy once in a while but don’t read very often…. but here are some of the blogs I’ve been reading religiously lately. 1. Dear Crissy – this blog is a year-round favorite. Crissy… Read More 31 Day Blog Challenge: Five Favorite Blogs
As many of you know, I’ve been writing here at my domain name, siren.org, since 1998. I was 15 years old then, and I’m going to turn 30 this year! It’s amazing that I’ve been blogging – or at least writing about myself online, since it wasn’t called blogging then – for nearly half my… Read More 31 Day Blog Challenge: My Blog’s Name
If you have been reading my blog for a while, you may have gotten used to the purple layout and the adorable picture of my husband Adrian and I holding our then-10-month-old son Zachary upside down laughing. It was totally cute, but it’s been a VERY long time since I’ve revamped my site — Zachary… Read More Welcome to the *new* Bright Autumn Sun!
In my opinion, people are posting way too much inappropriate information about their kids online. It’s fun to have a blog or Facebook and tell stories and anecdotes, and share photos and cute videos. But when does that video that you thought was cute cross the line? Take your mommy goggles off and put yourself… Read More Is it okay to post negative things about your child?
I clearly remember waking up the morning of 9/11/01. I was a sophomore at the University of Central Florida then. My phone had been buzzing next to my head for a few minutes, the same person calling over and over. I kept hitting ignore. Naturally, I’d stayed up too late the night before, doing God-knows-what… Read More 10 Years Since The World Changed