Storytime with Summer
Summer McKenna, the amazing creator and voice behind the popular YouTube channel, Storytime with Summer, read The Only Me today on her channel. She did such a brilliant job bringing the story and characters to life. Check it out, and definitely share Summer’s YouTube channel with friends and family who enjoy children’s books. She truly […]
Announcing: Stella’s Brave Voice
Stella’s Brave Voice, my second children’s book, will also feature Stella and Paige, the set of fraternal twins we met in my first book, The Only Me.
Cover for The Only Me Complete
Here it is… the completed cover of my new children’s book, The Only Me, available for purchase on August 25th via Amazon and a host of other online retailers. I’m so thrilled to finally be able to share this book cover with you. Next up… the book! Stay tuned!
Cover Reveal Fun
I’m full of excitement today because I have just seen the completed cover for my upcoming children’s book The Only Me, and it’s ahhh-mazing! Honestly, it gave me chills and brought me to tears. My illustrator and book designer, Arlene Soto of Intricate Designs, is incredibly talented. She got my vision from day one (in […]
The Only Me Debuts August 25th
I’m excited to share that my children’s book, The Only Me, will be available for purchase on August 25th! Just one month from now! Woohoo! You’ll be able to buy The Only Me on Amazon, as well as other online and brick and mortar retailers. I will be sure to post links on where to […]
The Moby Wrap
I was on my 11th day past due, and was scheduled for an induction bright and early the next morning. I was… petrified. Not of the giving birth part, although I certainly wasn’t feeling confident about that either, but for the parenthood part – the part after my doctor was going to hand me a […]
What Doesn’t Kill You
*Written in 2007 after I experienced a subarachnoid hemorrhage in my brain. What Doesn’t Kill You, Part 1 I’m too excited to sleep. I’m trying to lay in bed as long as I can, but it’s useless. It’s only 7:30 in the morning and I really should keep sleeping since I don’t feel that well, […]
Life in the Middle
Life in the sandwich generation is hard. At any given moment, I never know which loved ones need – deserve – more of my time, attention and worry.
Like an Onion
Like an onion, each of us has a center — the part that’s totally protected by all our outer layers — and this center is who we honestly are at our core; it represents our truest self, our vulnerability, the part we “protect” and shield from the rest of the world at all costs. Exposing […]
Back to the Center
I often tell my husband that I’m not like other people. In many aspects, I wish I was — I think it might make understanding my own self, my needs, my desires and what really makes me happy so much easier. But even for me, I’m a tough shell to crack. I’m a highly sensitive […]