The Book It’s Meant to Be – Thoughts on my First Draft

I have, after almost a year of writing, finished the first draft of my first fiction novel. Time to pop the champagne and have a celebratory dinner out. But I’m not as thrilled as you would think. Sure, I am happy. And I’m proud of myself. This took a lot of my time and effort … More The Book It’s Meant to Be – Thoughts on my First Draft

4 Life Skills That Will Teach Kids How to Shoulder Responsibility

I have a new article up at AFineParent.com. This one is all about how raising your kids to be competent adults by giving them responsibility now. Not only is this article full of great research, but it give you a little view into my family life.   Here I am. Folding laundry. The ball and … More 4 Life Skills That Will Teach Kids How to Shoulder Responsibility

Kick Ass Women Award

Guys! I’ve been nominated for a Kick Ass Women Award by SynDolly.  The award serves to acknowledge the work of small-time, non-professional women bloggers like myself. “It’s about supporting women who make us smile, laugh, cry, think, feel.” I am incredibly flattered and I find myself in good company. My 4 co-finalists are: Becoming She … More Kick Ass Women Award

Save the Ta-Tas!

October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but taking care of your health should just happen in October.  According to the Susan G. Komen Foundation there will be 246,660 new cases of breast cancer this year and 45,540 deaths due to breast cancer. The earlier you can catch breast cancer the easier it is to cure … More Save the Ta-Tas!