I needed that uncomfortable, chair-squirming slap in the face. I needed that warm hug of a reminder. I needed those ropes untied - again.
To my oldest-I left the house. You were screaming and kicking and fighting. Daddy held you as you screamed "No!" over and over again. I just needed a break- an hour reprieve at the gym. I promised, "I'll only be gone an hour. I'll bring dinner home." But you couldn't hear me over your screams."No!"… Continue reading A Sound Only Love Can Make
So… I’m not so good at keeping up this blog thing. But I wanted to be sure and share the link to my interview on Reboots Podcast a couple weeks ago. I shared about The River Series, my own personal struggles, adoption, fostering, writing, abuse, and mental illness. Check it out here!
Bordertown Gypsy is the first novel I wrote for The River Series and I have a confession to make about it: In writing this story, I broke some of the rules. They (that is, people who know a thing or two about publishing fictional novels) told me there are two things that should absolutely never… Continue reading The Preface
You’re a good parent. I know you are. And, if you’re not a parent yet, guess what? I know you’ll be a good parent. You’ll feed your kids, dress them in weather-appropriate clothes, make sure they get to school and back home safely, buy them presents for Christmas and their birthday and twelve other made-up… Continue reading You Are The Difference