Jayme Beddingfield

In The Matters of Kindness



My column, The Matters of Kindness, comprised of personal essays and creative non-fiction that explores and analyzes me, my actions, and the world around me while on a journey seeking more kindness.


About the Author: Jayme Beddingfield is a writer of stories. Some are about mystical lands. Some are about antiheroes on the road to redemption. Some are about neither. She is host and producer of ‘Too Many Words’ a comedy interview podcast with a focus on creating. She has been crafting stories since her third-grade assignment to write her own fairy tale. She prefers to work from the sofa with her dogs by her feet. Originally from Northern New Jersey, she now lives in Seattle, the city of her dreams. She lives with her husband, two children, and pack of dogs. Jayme is a supporter of dreams and promoter of kindness.


Latest Articles

Words on Paper: A Visceral Love Story

Loneliness. Sadness. A whisper of impending defeat. “Less than” disable emotions creep in as my mind slows with a need to...

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Pebbles in Water: Self-Awareness and You

Spoiler Alert, I people watch. Partly because I don’t like to engage in idle chatter with near strangers to pass the time and partly...

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I Gave Her the Fall

The passing of time is something I ponder about often. Concepts of time travel a favorite of the fantasy genre. Being able to travel...

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I’m obsessed. My mind won’t quiet. Thoughts of more pull me out of the present. Dreams that reach magnitude distract me. Questions...

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The Last Time I Saw Them

My husband and I sat at our undersized dining room table across from an escrow agent in a mismatched room ragged at the corners from being...

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Not Enough

Be beautiful. Be Fit. Be a compassionate mother who feeds her family well. Be smart. Be independent. The list of societal pressures on...

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I’m Not My Mother

I started writing an article about being too quick to medicate children. I often wonder about the damage done to my developing mind from...

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A Part in the Clouds

Recently I stepped out of a darkness I didn’t realize I was in, and leaving it behind is a process. I believe I would be selling myself...

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Mermaids in Neverland: Our Culture of Hate

It’s hard not to pay attention to politics right now. Change is upon us which means rapid fire lines of blanket statements and titles...

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