Being a Mom and a Writer

Both give my life meaning

Photo by Mathilde Langevin on Unsplash

I need to write as much as I need to breathe, eat, and sleep.

Since I was a little girl, writing has been an escape, a way to deal with my broken brain.

Some of the things I jot down wouldn’t make sense to anyone. But they keep me sane.

I’ve had dozens of journals. So many of them are filled with dark thoughts.



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Andrea Huls

Writer, documentary filmmaker, photographer, feminist, mother, and much more.