Monthly Archive:: May 2016

10 Great Reads for the Often Vigilant Mama

It’s that time of year when bookworms everywhere roll out their summer reading list. Woot! I’m linking up with the ladies at Broke and Bookish and their annual ‘Ten Books We Plan to Put in Our Beach Bag’ blog post. Let’s be honest. In my world, very little reading gets done at the beach or beside
Category: The Ten on Tuesdays

Five Minute Friday: Grow

Do you find that our culture is obsessed with ‘growth’? Not just the act of growing, but also the most efficient means of measuring it, as well? I do. We think and talk a lot about ‘growth’ at our house. The middle child isn’t as tall as the oldest, a fact that none of us
Category: Five Minute Friday

The Ten on Tuesdays: Inquiring Minds Want to Know

By far the most frequent question I receive from readers is, “Where do your ideas come from?” The follow-up question is generally something about how I gather the details to describe the settings in my novels. The short answer is that I subscribe to the ‘write what you know’ philosophy. Initially I wasn’t quite brave
Category: The Ten on Tuesdays