I'm getting there - these improbable beautiful, dangerous things are resurfacing. It looks like it'll take a bit - with a global pandemic and all. But I can let myself hope again about what lies ahead.
I've missed a couple of "Wellness Wednesday" opportunities so I wanted to share a few more strategies or positive coping skills for kids - that may be useful to you as a parent - particularly if you have a child who may be struggling behaviorally or emotionally. I shared about dietary changes & kids, here. … Continue reading Positive Coping Skills for Kids
If you have a child that struggles with ADHD or other complex diagnoses - particularly if they experienced trauma at any point, it can feel very lonely. Not only is it isolating because people do not understand and lack compassion, but the medical profession sometimes seems to work at cross purposes. I sometimes wonder if … Continue reading Tips for Eliminating Foods That May Worsen Behavioral Issues in Kids
On Tuesday, September 11th, I evacuated with my mom, dog, and kiddo after a mandatory evacuation order was released, for my county. We spent just over a week away from home, due to the dangerous road conditions and flooding. We have had quite the eleven days. My beautiful eastern/coastal NC has been deeply marred … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Through My Eyes
One year ago today, my novel was published. It was a long time coming. I started writing this book so long ago. Like all of us, as we grow and change over the years, it changed too. But it was always about family, adoption, and love. To celebrate the anniversary of finally chasing my dreams … Continue reading Chasing Dreams – Book Anniversary
My novel, Chasing Hope, is on sale! The Kindle version is 80% off and the paperback version is 50% off! The sale is for a limited time only. Find the book, here. You can read what some of my readers have said here, here, or here. To read excerpts, go here, here & here. … Continue reading Huge Sale!
It has been a month of Sundays since I've done a #SampleSunday post. Here's an excerpt from my novel, Chasing Hope. You can read what some of my readers had to say about Chasing Hope, here. You can read other excerpts, here, & here.
You can enter to win a copy of my novel, Chasing Hope, at GoodReads! To enter, go here! You can find my book for sale on CreateSpace: https://www.createspace.com/7246169 in paperback. You can also find my book on Amazon!
From an Instagram post last night: The door to the "kid's room" has been closed quite a bit. I've been trying to keep Abby from adopting another bed as her own. This week has been a long week. I haven't been feeling well for days. By the time I got through Thursday evening's first walk-through … Continue reading The Kid’s Room
October 2015, a little guy hung around at work, for a week or so. On Wednesday of that week, he "helped" me work. He sat on my lap, we hung out with friends, and then he played with my calculator & drew with my pens. He feel asleep there at my desk, in my arms, … Continue reading Foster Care Adventures – Part Two