Ever since I published my children’s book, would-be writers have been coming out of the woodwork asking for advice. And I couldn’t be happier to help. I want to see more dreams take flight! That’s why I’ve created a new Writing & Publishing page under “The Archive” section (to the right, up top), to share resources for aspiring authors. … More Resources for Aspiring Authors
They say, “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” but in fact we all do. Take for example the books above, all of which come up when you search Amazon for “cover design.” One topic. Five very different covers. And five rather different judgements we automatically assign to each. Self-publishing friends, those judgements transform into sales. … More Cover Design
As I approach another solo-parent trip with my toddler, I’m making my list and checking it twice. Efficiency is key when you have to pack and plan for two people, and here are a few go-to’s I’ve picked up over the years. Bookmark this for the next time you’re making your travel list. Bonus tip: Save your … More Top 3: Multipurpose Travel Items for Moms
Why Pinterest? For crafters: to create. For foodies: to find. For travelers: to dream. For procrastinators: to ponder. For type A’s: to organize. For (most) men: to gloriously roll their eyes. Granted, Pinterest has its dark side, too. I’ve heard many a mom complain that Pinterest’s entire existence aims to disprove their worth with its mocking treasure trove … More Why Pinterest?
I recently wrote this to a friend, a new mom having a tough day. If any of you moms (or dads) find yourself in this situation, I’m writing to you now. Letter to a New Mom You’re going through an overwhelmingly incredible moment in your life right now. I don’t need to tell you about all the … More Letter to a New Mom
Before you read this, did you read Part 1: Mindset and Part 2: Ground Work? Both are critical before you even think about the money. If you have… What do you charge? Be honest. It’s what you want to know, right? If you’re going to take this dive, you need some assurance there will be a little money … More So You Think You Can Freelance? Part 3: Money
What do you do with all those postcards and travel brochures amassed on trips? Store them, only to ditch them on a future organizational rampage? Add them to that scrapbooking basket gathering dust on the shelf? Hope they’ll magically transform into something amazing? Well, it’s time to save them. Here are 10 easy ways to … More 10 Uses for Postcards and Travel Brochures