Social Media. These 2 words put together are more loaded than they should be, yet, here we are. I struggle with social media. It is necessary when you are a writer, it is helpful when you have family spread out, and it really is the best way for me to see all the funny The … Continue reading 10 Reasons Why it’s OK to Click ‘Unfriend’
To the Mum Who Feels Like She Is Failing, You Are More Than Enough. I am trying to be a good person. Aren't we all? Yet no matter what I do somedays I keep failing. I keep hurting someone. I open my mouth and the wrong thing comes out. How does this keep happening? I … Continue reading To the Failing Mum…
It is 2020. What does that mean for you? Do you make resolutions? Goals? I have always struggled with the concept of the new year's resolutions. I am more of a new month/new week resolution kind of gal. So because of this, I have decided to dedicate the month on January to resolution lists. Who … Continue reading 10 Resolutions for the Homeschooling Mum
A Different Christmas Tale By Ashley Elizabeth Mitchell Author of Carry Me Along and Lost Poems of a Functioning Mother. This Christmas season If you are able, please see You are not apart; Your heart has an angel You hold very deep It is safe to weep. This Christmas season, And every event that proceeds, … Continue reading A Different Christmas Tale
A friend was in need so I prayed, waited, and prayed again and I did what I thought was the right thing, which was to offer help. I was responded with nothing but anger. I was nothing but confused. I prayed over this! I took the time to think about this! I asked God for … Continue reading What Do I Know?!
I care about you. Maybe you don't want me to care about you, and for that I do apologize. But that is just who I am, just like you are you. I am sorry. I am sorry that life is bringing you so far down that you see no way out. I am sorry that … Continue reading To the Mom Who Brings Others Down,
Collection of Poetry Makes Sure No One Going Through Babyloss Feels Alone Again Lost Poems of a Functioning Mother; the endless journey of babyloss (Maine, September 2019) Ashley Elizabeth Mitchell is the author of the new poetry collection 'Lost Poems of a Functioning Mother; the endless journey of babyloss'. Mitchell's poetry collection was compiled during … Continue reading Collection of Poetry Makes Sure No One Going Through Babyloss Feels Alone Again
My new book "Lost Poems of a Functioning Mother" is now available from County Road Press and I am so excited! Every book sold here comes with a bookmark I handmade myself. My book is also available on Kindle Unlimited and Amazon Prime. My virtual book tour has started and I hope you will join … Continue reading Book Tour
Super exciting, Right? My first book (of many I hope) is now available on Amazon and Etsy through County Road Publications. I am super excited! My collection of poetry has been a long time coming. I titled my collection 'Lost Poems of a Functioning Mother' because some of these poems I thought were lost, I … Continue reading My Book Is Out!
I wrote a book and I am super excited to share it with you! I lost a daughter in 2014. This was my first and only experience with a baby who was born still. I wrote about this birth experience as a guest on Heavenly Treasures. Which you can read here. The journey through losing … Continue reading Poetry Book Kick-Off Giveaway