Lovely Valentine’s Day Books
Looking for Valentine's Day picture books to share with your littles (or enjoy yourself)? Look no further! Here are...
My Bumpy Journey to Becoming an Agented Author
(Que Squealing and Jumping around!!!!) My excited face here is REAL! I printed this sign and took the photo shortly...
Funniest Picture Books of 2023
Every week I post a humorous picture book on Instagram using the hashtag #funnybookfriday. After a lot of internal...
The Author(ish) Podcast (Plus other helpful podcasts)
I don't know about you, but it feels like there are rarely enough hours in the day for all I would like to accomplish...
Writing Treasures from the SCBWI-MI ’23 Conference
In April 2023 SCBWI-MI held a conference in Livonia, Michigan at the Vistatech Center. It was my first IN-PERSON...
Bodies Are Cool
As we teach our kids to be grateful for their bodies, we shift the focus from body image to body appreciation....
Simple Paper Flowers from Old Book Pages
I was looking up craft ideas for old books when I came across these beautiful paper flowers- Of course, we had to give...
The Best Picture Books for Earth Day
The recent years have been INCREDIBLE for new EARTH DAY books! I am super excited to share some of my favorites with...
How to Kid-Proof Paper Dolls
Do your kids like paper dolls? My girls love them, but they have a hard time using the tabs to hold on the clothes on....
SPRING FLING KIDLIT 2023 CONTEST
UPDATE: I was selected as one of the winners!!! (Cue the fireworks!) Yay!!!! Original post: It's time for the annual...
Bodies Are Cool

Bodies Are Cool

As we teach our kids to be grateful for their bodies, we shift the focus from body image to body appreciation....

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My Bumpy Journey to Becoming an Agented Author
(Que Squealing and Jumping around!!!!) My excited face here is REAL! I printed this sign and took the photo shortly after signing a contract agreement to be represented by Amy Nielsen with The Purcell Agency! Just thinking about this moment still fills me with happy...
Funniest Picture Books of 2023
Every week I post a humorous picture book on Instagram using the hashtag #funnybookfriday. After a lot of internal debate, here are the funniest 8 books released in 2023 and a little insight into the method of humor each author used for their book. Check these books...
The Author(ish) Podcast (Plus other helpful podcasts)
I don't know about you, but it feels like there are rarely enough hours in the day for all I would like to accomplish in the writing world PLUS the other important things in life... like making sure my kids have dinner and a ride to their activities...oh and time for...
Writing Treasures from the SCBWI-MI ’23 Conference
In April 2023 SCBWI-MI held a conference in Livonia, Michigan at the Vistatech Center. It was my first IN-PERSON conference and I was a little nervous but excited. I should have known I had nothing to fear. The children's writing community is the nicest group of...

Bodies Are Cool

As we teach our kids to be grateful for their bodies, we shift the focus from body image to body...

read more
Lovely Valentine’s Day Books

Lovely Valentine’s Day Books

Looking for Valentine's Day picture books to share with your littles (or enjoy yourself)? Look no further! Here are some of my favorites, old and new: THE DAY IT RAINED HEARTS by Felicia Bond is about a girl named Cornelia Augusta who discovers that it is raining...

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My Bumpy Journey to Becoming an Agented Author

My Bumpy Journey to Becoming an Agented Author

(Que Squealing and Jumping around!!!!) My excited face here is REAL! I printed this sign and took the photo shortly after signing a contract agreement to be represented by Amy Nielsen with The Purcell Agency! Just thinking about this moment still fills me with happy...

read more
Funniest Picture Books of 2023

Funniest Picture Books of 2023

Every week I post a humorous picture book on Instagram using the hashtag #funnybookfriday. After a lot of internal debate, here are the funniest 8 books released in 2023 and a little insight into the method of humor each author used for their book. Check these books...

read more

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