Why I keep writing even though my childcare is 💩

Childcare has gone from something that was pretty accessible, if incredibly expensive, for middle-class Americans like me, to a thing that is still expensive, but also uncertain, and inaccessible for days and sometimes weeks. And I continue to work within my ghostwriting and editing business. Just to give you a glamorous behind-the-scenes peek: It’s like trying to work while someone is standing 6 inches from your face, constantly on the verge of screaming. Bright side: they’re not always screaming in your face. But they always could scream. Who can work like that? … Well, me. I can. Not all the time. Certainly not always at my best. But sometimes I can. Why? I mean, the how is logistics and I’m sure those look different for everyone. But, why? Why am I writing and publishing articles through so much uncertainty? My work hours are limited, Bonus! They are also unpredictable. …

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