The Summer Series - Whit Honea

A copy of Whit Honea's book, The Parents' Phrase Book: Hundreds of Easy, Useful Phrases, Scripts, and Techniques for Every Situation, sits on my bedside table. That way, I have quick access when I need it. Which has happened on more than one occasion ....more

Back to school with love

Today, SB will complete her first week of Kindergarten. It's been a good one. She loves her school, her teacher, and has made friends easily ....more

The Summer Series - Paula Kliger

Paula Kiger lives in Tallahassee, FL, and believes her Twitter bio almost says it all: Wife of one, Mom of two, Friend of many. And it is Twitter where I first connected with her. Throughout the years, reading and writing have always been a thread running through her life ....more

One of a kind - Artwork painted by a tiger!

I have been spending a lot of time at our local zoo while SB attended camp there this summer. I took hundreds of photographs, some of which...more

The Summer Series - Ericka Clay

I realized as I was preparing for this post this is not the first time Ericka Clay has been a guest here in my little corner of the blogsphere. In fact, she was one of my earliest guests, shortly after I began blogging in 2010. She was also one of the first writers I connected with when I got online ....more

The Summer Series - Kirsten Piccini

One of the things I appreciate and value so much about my guest today is what an involved and supportive member of the blogging community she is....more

The Summer Series - Roxanne Piskel

I know many of you are playing catch up today after attending the BlogHer conference over the weekend. My guest today not only offers some great advice on finding time for writing when life is crazy busy, she was even dedicated enough to re-write her post and send it to me from San Jose. Roxanne Piskell is a single mother to a 7-year-old superhero and Doctor Who fanatic (okay, he gets it from her!) ....more