Good Morning, Friends! We’re in strange times at the moment. My husband is working from home, my son is schooling from home, and I am always home but am currently experiencing serious writer’s block, probably due to too much going on in my own home. So what’s a quarantined writer with writer’s block to do? … Continue reading Ramblings of a Quarantined Writer
Happy Birthday to Jeff Chen as he releases his debut middle grade novel, ULTRABALL
There are some things in this world that really make me happy. As a mom, one of those things is when my children find creativity in writing. Today is one of those days. Last night, my 11-year old son brought home a graded writing assignment he’d been given in class. He was to pretend that … Continue reading Move over Steinbeck!
There’s just nothing better than time with family! Here’s a little glimpse of mine.
Santa’s return to Rochester has been secured and the local Miracle Mile Shopping Center has set aside space for him to greet children and work on his toys.
A group of local residents have come together to relocate The Real Santa to a new location in Rochester but, to do so, they need money to pay him for his time…not to mention to feed the reindeer.
Three teens are easily lured into meeting an adult man after meeting thru social media. How to protect your kids!
It’s been a while since I’ve shared a funny kid story. Usually I share a story about my own kids, but today I have a story that I’ve “borrowed” from a friend who works in the office of a nearby elementary school. Kathie S. is a secretary in the office of a local school. In … Continue reading 3rd Grade Boy Reports Kidnapping
My 10-year old stayed home from school yesterday. His asthma was acting up and I didn’t feel 100% confident that he wouldn’t have a severe asthma attack at school. By the end of the day, I was seriously wishing I’d sent him to school. My patience was at an end. Late in the afternoon, I … Continue reading Creative and Bizarre Punishment
So “the girl” is home from college. This is the moment I’ve been waiting for! She’s been gone for nine long months and has barely visited except when the dorms kicked her out for an extended vacation like Christmas and Spring Break. Oh boy have I missed her! Ya know how sometimes absence makes the … Continue reading A Rude Awakening