Yesterday I received a few thank-yous in the mail from students at the local high school after a visit to their childhood education classes recently. When I was first invited, I accepted quickly but then thought to myself, “what will I talk about with high school students?”Read More
“Mom, what is your job?”
It was a simple, innocent question from my 6-year-old son, as we were sitting eating surprise ice cream after dinner one night.
“Well, I stay home and take care of you,” I said. He wasn’t satisfied – “but, what else do you do?”Read More
My family was first introduced to Ann & Robert H Lurie Children’s Hospital back in June 2012, just two weeks after the new location in downtown Chicago opened. I like to think my triplets ‘christened’ the NICU – they were the first set of triplets there I believe.Read More
So I made it through Book Expo and The Book Con in New York. It was a great week and great experience … but I have to admit, I was anxious leading up to the trip, simply because I didn’t know what to expect. I’m not yet confident as a children’s book author. I know what I want to accomplish, and I wrote a book simply because I wanted to give tribute to Benjamin, while including a clear message about special kids.Read More
When I first connected with my publisher StoryBook Genius Publishing based in St Louis, I pitched my story idea, our family story, my intent with the book series and why I wanted to make this happen. I remember being nervous, not really sure how these things were supposed to go.Read More