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Month: January 2019

The Forgotten King – Chapter 3, Part 2

“I wish we could get out of this forest,” Helen stated in frustration, when yet another sound made her jump. Neil chuckled hollowly. “Well, yes,” he said, “but that’s really hard to do when you don’t know where the forest Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 3, Part 1

They ran until the air burned in their lungs and their legs tightened, threatening to drop them to the ground. Gradually, they slowed down, until they came to a stop in a small clearing. The noises from the village rang Read more…


Why Writing Moms Need Alone Time

John ran as hard as he could, pushing himself more than he ever had before. Still, his destination didn’t appear to be any closer. He tried to take a few seconds to catch his breath, but the sound of horses Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 2, Part 3

Not long before dawn, Neil was sitting next to the window, an oil lamp burning faintly on the table. He stared out through a narrow part in the curtains at the fading moonlit sky, patched with iridescent clouds, edged in Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 2, Part 2

Helen looked away from Neil, bitter thoughts swimming in her head and a bitter taste in her mouth, wondering why she had convinced herself to come to him. Since she had left her city, she had never doubted that he Read more…


Books with Pictures

Since becoming a mother, I have read more picture books than I ever imagined I would. Brett and I are readers and want our children to be readers, so we buy a lot of books, ask for books for birthdays Read more…


5 Children’s Books

In the past three weeks, my son had a cold, my daughter had a cold with a fever, I had a head cold of my own, and now this week my son got another head cold, this time with a Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 2, Part 1

Neil stared mutely as he realized who was standing in front of him. “Helen,” he stated simply, his expression changing from one of annoyance to one of mingled relief and disbelief. It had been years since he had last seen Read more…


The Forgotten King – Chapter 1, Part 2

A sudden noise came again from the trees, only this time it came from behind Helen, and the sound surprised them both. The man’s eyes flew over Helen’s shoulder, and she glanced behind to look for the source of the Read more…


The Adventures of Happy Boy & Sassy Girl: December

December is a happy, sassy, magical time for Happy Boy and Sassy Girl. It starts with Advent. The first Sunday in December, Mom takes out the Advent wreath, decorated with pine boughs, purple berries, and golden apples and pears. Both Read more…