The countdown to Christmas has begun in my family. Each morning, my girls eagerly enter our living room to add another ornament to our Advent Tree and to move the snowflake to show just how many days remain until that magical day. For children, Christmas is full of magic, joy and excitement. For parents/grandparents/friends, we … Continue reading Gifting Books During the Christmas Countdown Can Earn You a Free Book!
Jelly Bellys (for my girls) and champagne (for my husband and I) were pulled out in August to celebrate a publishing contract with Saguaro Books. A publishing contract! I'm now a published author! From there, it's been a whirlwind. Author picture, bio, back of book blurb, revisions, website, dedication, acknowledgements and finally reading through the proof … Continue reading A lot to be thankful for
I love books. I love becoming absorbed in a story and being taken to another place. But most of all, I love that my daughters love books too. My seven year old is a confident reader and consumes books. She goes through them quicker than I can find them for her. Age appropriate books that will … Continue reading Exhausted Mama goes Barefoot
Shannon M. Howell just launched a book review website. Go check it out and enter to win in the giveaway. Free Stuff Posted on November 14, 2012 Reblogged from Shannon M. Howell: If you haven’t yet checked out my new site, today’s your day! I’m running a giveaway over there, so I do hope you’ll check … Continue reading FindStuff2Read website and giveaway
I read a lot of children's books, as I'm sure a lot of other parents with young children do. I don't think other parents read them the same way I do though. At least not the majority of them. As a writer, I'm constantly analyzing books as I read them to my daughter, to see … Continue reading Children’s Book Review