I am one month into my blog! To celebrate, I tell you a little of my story--how I started writing, and how I tend to second guess myself. Let me know if you can relate!
The Easter Bunny has lost his jellybeans--and he needs your help to get them back!
Marshmallow and Graham are ready for bed, but their sister Chocolate is missing! Graham thinks he knows why.
A fun poem about shapes--inspired by Ms. Campbell's kindergarten class.
I try to write every day. Sometimes the ideas come readily, and sometimes I need a prompt. I thought it would be fun to include you in my writing prompts this week. So if you’re game—send me a character, a situation, or both. Include your kids! I will write about my favorites, and share them … Continue reading Calling all Characters
A few days ago, during Spring break, my two biggest kids needed an activity--in a bad way. I was already sitting at the table writing, and so I invited them to join me. I asked each of them to tell me a story, and I wrote each of them down. Lincoln, my three-year-old son, told … Continue reading Shark on the Water
Marshmallow and Graham are trading campfire stories together with their sister, Chocolate. Chocolate has a hard time sitting still--probably too much caffeine. When she has been gone too long, Marshmallow and Graham start to wonder why.
I think it's important to start with Clara--a little cloud that made her way into our lives in January. I was sitting on the floor with my daughter, Penny, trying to cheer her up. Penny loves stories, and I love to tell them. A perfect combination. I asked her for a simple prompt--a character, and … Continue reading Clara Cloud Finds a Rainbow