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[27 May 2011 | Comments Off on Style. Substance. Soul. | ]
Style. Substance. Soul.

Style. Substance. Soul. – Each is something that every woman should possess and share with the world on her own terms.  Three best friends who just all happen to be stylish women of substance and soul have created a web site/movement to help direct the positive flow of female-generated power to change the world.  They are committed to creating a legacy of  “passion, compassion and action” for not just their own daughters [and son], but yours and mine as well.  Amy, Lois and Susan were inspired to put their collective efforts where there hearts are by none other than …

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[4 Feb 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Isn’t it ironic?

Sorry if you were doing a search on Alanis Morissette and ended up here.  I’m just channeling her today, sans the early post-breakup rage…  just a little thoughtful, reflective indulgence.  I’m a writer, what else do you expect?  So, I’ll get right to it – my kid called someone else’s kid a name.  There, it’s out.  Maybe you’re thinking ‘these things happen’ or ‘that’s just part of growing up’.  However, you have to see the irony in the fact that I’m the author of a children’s book all about being …

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[10 May 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Meet Peyton!

Watch out world… there’s a new “Nice Kid” in town, and her name is Peyton!  Always ready for her closeup, Peyton was caught flashing her adorable smile while relaxing with one of her favorite books.  On any given day, you can catch little miss Peyton laughing, playing, and making new friends.  Mom and dad have also noticed Peyton’s love of great music, including some of their old favorites.  With such a pleasant disposition, Peyton is definitely singing our tune!

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[5 Feb 2010 | Comments Off on Stranger Danger & Mama Drama, a Great Mix! | ]
Stranger Danger & Mama Drama, a Great Mix!

I grew up during the era of the Adam Walsh tragedy.  Unfortunately, those heartbreaking turn of events mark a period in modern American culture when kids and parents began to understand how much the world had truly changed.  If you were born prior to the 80’s, you know exactly what I’m talking about.  Long before John Walsh was catching America’s Most Wanted, my family and I watched the tragedy of his son’s kidnapping and untimely demise unfold in a made-for-TV movie… and for the first time, I didn’t feel safe.  …