The best tool in your toolbox.

The best tool in your toolbox.

I organize a local writing group, and recently we were having a discussion about humor. How to weave humor into our writing to connect with an audience, tell a story, or develop characters. It got me thinking: How often do we think about humor in real life?  ...
A Reminder for Worried Parents

A Reminder for Worried Parents

It’s easy to assume others share our thoughts on a subject or experience of an event. Even if we value diversity and understand difference, as parents we assume our way of doing things is THE way. It takes some unlearning to get that other people respond differently,...
What Your Kids Need Most This Summer

What Your Kids Need Most This Summer

With Summer in full swing, you might be thinking about how to entertain your kiddos for the full three months. In the past, I’ve tried to be Super Mom in the summer. I’ve researched camps, activities, sites to see, and places to go. I know I’ve got to keep my kids...