No longer the person who carried her last name as a child, she was embarking on something new and was certain that her ex-husband’s surname didn’t fit, either.
What’s in a name?
For Cheryl, she ended up finding the perfect moniker in the dictionary. Once signed on the dotted line it became her new identity. Read the book and you see it makes perfect sense.
I’ve decided that I no longer want my domain name to be Running in Mommyland. It doesn’t suit me anymore. I’m not sure it ever really did.
In pursuit of a new name (a pen name so to speak) I configured many an idea into the WordPress domain search box.
The task proved difficult as sharing a name with the Queen of all media and PBS’s talking dog means that all obvious domain choices are taken.
I’ve had a few last names in my life. My birth mother’s name is Osmundson. My father’s name is Feldman. My married name is Merrill. None of them seem to fit so much anymore.
So who am I and what will I be?
I know I will continue to parent and blog and run and try to eat healthily and continue my quest for a happy and healthy life.
I will continue to share Merrill with my kids.
I will always be a mixed bag of emotions and trials and errors.
I will never have all the answers.
But I will find a way to write for a living.
I am willing to do what it takes to make this thing happen; to ensure a good life for my kids and me.
Martha wills it to happen.
Decide quick…the domain name is available!
What do you think? Any other ideas?
The hub for all I do, marthawills.com documents life from a working mom's point of view. When not mothering, I manage the social media needs of small businesses through Wills Media Group, LLC, and write a weekly column for Raleigh's News & Observer online entitled, Are We There Yet? Most recently, my passion for health and wellness led me to become involved as a consultant for Beautycounter, a company that's making a difference by educating about toxins in products, spreading the word via the web.
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