So you know Donner and Dancer…oh wait. I don’t have reindeer. I have dogs. I have cats. I have children. And now, I have fish again. But not just any… Read more Don’t Judge a Carnie Fish →
I tried to convey some of this in my live video while revealing my new cover for 34 Seconds, but there were technical issues because me and technology…well, that’s all,… Read more Why, Stella →
Our local high school has lost yet another student who may have passed through your doors at one point to suicide. Recently in a local K-8 school, a child brought a knife to school and threatened another student with words I can’t imagine my children hearing in even a fictional setting just yet.
I write a lot of things. I share many but not all. I’m a writer. As an author, I imagined my website to be about writing. My process, my fails,… Read more Please Remember →
My daughter has been bullied for years. Starting in first grade, the word ‘bully’ started circling through conversations with parents and teachers. I refused to use it until two years… Read more Children and kindness in school →
I was humbled a couple of weeks ago when a friend, editor and teacher extraordinaire, I might add, took my novel, stayed up with it all night at emailed me… Read more Kindness Matters →
What do you feel when you are outside in the summer sunshine? Sit outside and feel the warmth on your face. What does it give to you? Do you feel… Read more Summer Sunshine →
Parents are challenged everyday by their children. If you’re a parent, you know this is constant with children and truly the first thing with which they are consistent. One day you’re an adult living the life, sleeping when you can or maybe even when you want, then, bam, you are up all night watching someone just breathe. Wait, is she breathing? Maybe I’d better put my hand on her chest ever so slightly just to make sure. Now of course the ever so slightly doesn’t matter much if she isn’t… Read more Parenting Challenges, Life Challenges →