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Book Journey

A Love of Christmas Inspires a Much-Needed Picture Book

My family LOVES Christmas. We are very blessed. We have Christmas trees with different themes in different areas of our home. I have a Candy Land tree and trains and a little village- the whole deal. I love it all. Mostly I love all of the feelings associated with Christmas. I love it even more […]

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When Love is Spelled T-I-M-E | My Dad’s Job

It was Toni Morrison who said, “If there’s a book you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” That quote perfectly sums up the reason I wrote the diverse picture book, My Dad’s Job, in 2016. My Dad’s Job shares a powerful message about the value of parenting […]

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If A Caterpillar Can Fly, Why Can’t I? | Why Journaling is a Great Tool for Kids 

If A Caterpillar Can Fly, Why Can’t I? is a very special book. ALL of my books are *special*…but this one holds a very special place in my heart. When I created If A Caterpillar Can Fly, Why Can’t I?, I knew I wanted the end result to be something to be 50% coloring book, […]

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Sun, Sand, and Mindfulness | My Trip to the Beach

Just like adults, children can have bad days too. The good news is that, just like adults, children can better cope with stress by learning and practicing mindfulness. That in itself is one of the many reasons I wrote the diverse picture book, My Trip to the Beach, in 2015. Simply put, I just really […]

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Author Advice

Creating Characters that Steal Reader’s Hearts

During my author journey I’ve learned many things. I’ve learned how important it is for kids to see characters in books who look like them and who have similar stories and journeys. Growing up, I didn’t have the luxury of seeing role models who looked like me in the books that I read. Some of […]

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Book Journey

The “ah-ha! moment” that inspired the diverse picture book, Love Is…

It seems that all/most authors have an “ah-ha!” moment that coincides with the inspiration for a book. As I look back at my diverse children’s book publishing journey at my very first book, Love Is…, that specific “ah-ha moment” still brings a smile to my face. Love Is…was my very first published book, so it […]

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