Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another. 


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Dancing Home

Today is a very special day in my life as an editor.  The first book I edited—Dancing Home by Alma Flor Ada and her son, Gabriel M. Zubizarreta—was published today by Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster’s Children’s Publishing Division.     Dancing Home is a story for middle-grade readers […]

July 12, 2011

Editing, Freelance, Publishing, Work, Young Married Mom

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It’s Not About You

This week, we’re spending some time at the beach with our families, so blogging is taking a backseat.  We’ll be back in full force next week, hopefully with some photos and stories of family firsts!  In the meantime, I offer something I read lately that was good food for thought. Enjoy the sunshine wherever you […]

June 13, 2011

Modern Perspectives, Motherhood, Work, Young Married Mom

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Why I Love Being a SAHM

For the record, I think the acronym “SAHM” is silly.  It’s not easy to pronounce, as an acronym should be, and the “A” for “at” seems grammatically incorrect to me.  But this is a blog on the internet, where this kind of speech reigns.  When in Rome, right? When I finally made the decision to […]

May 12, 2011

Editing, Faith, Freelance, Modern Perspectives, Parenthood, Work, Young Married Mom

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