Nik Davies

Berkshire Family Focus column “Enter Nik’s Mind” by author and Berkshire mom Nik Davies.

Enter Nik’s Mind: The Crazy Favorite Aunt  [COLUMN]

Enter Nik’s Mind: The Crazy Favorite Aunt [COLUMN]

We all have that “crazy aunt” in the family. You know the one. She’s sort of the black sheep but you find her oddly cool, outrageously boisterous, funny, crafty, adventurous and on occasion, scary. Well, I recently discovered that to my niece, I’m THAT aunt. Me? Okay, so maybe I’m not completely surprised by that.(…)

Enter Nik’s Mind: Hello Morning! [COLUMN]

I’m a morning person. I love waking up when it’s still dark outside and the house is quiet and calm. I can’t help feeling happy knowing I’ve made it to a brand-new day. I sing into the hairbrush and dance with the coffee maker. Yup, I’m one of those people. Unfortunately, that is not the(…)

Enter Nik’s Mind: The Mystery of Three [COLUMN]

Tell me friends, why does is seem that bad things always happen in three’s? I’m a rational woman … mostly. I know that such thoughts are based on folk lore and superstition, but in our household things always fall apart in triplicate. Seriously. In the same week, the oven died, two ports on the laptop(…)

Enter Nik’s Mind: On Writing [COLUMN]

Lately, I’ve had a slew of “aspiring writers” ask for guidance in their writing endeavors. So, as a writer, I’ve decided to jot down my eight favorite writing rules with the hope that somehow, some way, someone might get a small bit of inspiration from my dubious opinion. The Rules 1. THERE ARE NO ASPIRING(…)

Enter Nik's Mind: Rules of Engagement [COLUMN]

Enter Nik's Mind: Rules of Engagement [COLUMN]

Mom always told us as children that there is never a true winner in an argument. Mama’s always right, right? Well sorta, kinda, mostly. cheapest amoxicillin OK, so arguments should never be fought to win unless, of course, you are arguing with your spouse. Spousal arguments are a completely different ballgame. You see, arguing with(…)

COLUMN: Adventures with Supermom

COLUMN: Adventures with Supermom

Nik Davies spends most of her available time making up stories and writing them down and although she’s never found evidence, she’s convinced her mother is either a superhero or an alien, maybe even both! Throughout my life my mom has been the ultimate role model.  She forged through the ugly stigmas placed upon woman(…)

COLUMN: The Middle

COLUMN: The Middle

Hello world, I am a middle child, YIPPEEEE! The middle is an adventurous place to be although people often have weird misconceptions about us middle-borns. We’re often thought of as mixed up underachievers who are either overshadowed or overlooked. They say we’re secretive and unwilling to share our feelings and some statistics even say that(…)

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