Life Updates & Personal Development

Eight mistakes I made balancing my role as a mom and an author

Not taking some time out to focus on just being a Mom. I’ve been working since the day my little one was born. I’ve never taken a break to just enjoy being around her. Get into a rhythm of being a Mom. I’m more scatterbrained than ever. And a schedule for us, It doesn’t exist. …

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I’m afraid to look at the edits to my manuscript.

So today I’ve received first-round edits back from my editor. I got it much earlier in the day, but I’ve been too nervous to review them. What am I expecting from the editor? Objective editing: grammar, syntax, flow… Nothing that should make me nervous. I’ve been working on this book for 7 years, and I …

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I Hope You Dance– Inspiration from my Grandmother

Our lives are easily lost in the hum-drum shuffle of everyday life. The most casualties occur, not in actual death, but when we march along mindlessly, unhappily, making ends meet and tying up loose ends; finishing this, and finishing that and just trying to make it to the weekend. I Hope You Dance Was my …

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