Author: Jen Busfield

45 Days of FB Live

I’m sitting here wondering what I just got myself into…FB Live videos for 45 days straight?! Ugh. I feel like I’m 9 agian – sitting at the table listening to my mom saying I can’t get up until I take a bite of the eggplant parm she slaved over. More often than not, my clients (individuals and business groups) are camera shy – and I have to work with them to get over the hump in order to get the content I need to feature them online. “Practice. Practice. Practice! Do it so often, you don’t even think about...

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At Press with Paige from The Positive Pit Bull

A couple of weeks ago, I had the great delight of sharing lunch with Paige from The Positive Pit Bull. We met up at Press Coffee+Crepes in downtown Graham, and I couldn’t wait to hear what she had planned for her pitty projects in 2017. If you aren’t familiar with The Positive Pit Bull, here’s a snippet from the non-profit’s Facebook Page: The Positive Pit Bull is a non-profit 501(c)(3) focused on changing the general negative perception of pit bulls. Our efforts include education and advocacy for the pit bull breeds, and we work on keeping as many as...

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Plethora of Prayers | March 9, 2017

I feel wrung out. Tired. Ready for rest… …so that I can wake up and do it all again tomorrow. I’m filled with delight. Open my heart, I asked. And I feel like it’s happening. I’m more expressive than I’ve been in a long time… Help me be true – authentic. Instead of worrying about what others are saying, help me focus on my words, my message – the light and love that I want to share. Keep my eyes forward. On the goal. Inspire me towards my path and give me courage to walk...

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Plethora of Prayers | March 8, 2017

YOU ARE YOUR OWN BULLY. These are words that I told my son earlier in the day; words that I think I needed to hear myself. My strong-willed nature, the selfish desires of my heart…I’ve gotten in my own way, I’ve been my own bully. In so many ways, I’ve been my own worst enemy. And for what? That’s really the question… Because I’ve been impatient? Untrusting? Help me accept help. Open my heart. Give me discernment to make good decisions. And, please, help me get out of my own way for progress and...

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Eruptions Happen Momma Super Sleuth

Warning: The following story may only be suitable for mature readers, regardless of age, based on real-world mothering, the ugliness of Autism, flirting with TMI, and attention span (this one is a little LONG). — I had to call my son out on his -ish today. He had a rough night. He had an accident while sleeping, his first in ages, and he was devastated. Weeping even after everything was all cleaned, and he was back in bed. I assured him it was okay. We all have moments. I wasn’t upset. Everything – including him – was changed and...

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