Be gentle with yourself

Life happens.  It will throw you curve balls when you least expect it.  And sometimes your creativity and all of your goals will dive under the bus when you’re trying to avoid all those curve balls in the Dodge Ball game of life.  When that happens, you simply have to breathe and survive. I’m experiencing […]

Simply 7 with Matt Myers–“Hum and Swish”

It’s been rather slow here on my blog since April.  Again, I apologize for that, but I’ve had a few obstacles (trips, house cleaning, plans gone awry, etc.) that are taking more time than usual.  BUT no worries.  Especially because today I get to bring you an interview with an Illustrator’s debut author-illustrator picture book.  […]

Summer Time Giveaway!

Sorry to have disappeared after April, but May was a challenge this year!  I had first grade AND Kindergarten with which to wrap up school.  It was exhausting.  I was beginning to be afraid that my age was starting to show (that’s just how dead tired I was at the end of every single day […]

NPM Day #30

This is the last day of April and alas, the last day that I will be sharing picture book poetry.  But never fear!  I will return with more next year.  Today’s final poem selection is meant to send our hearts and poetic minds flying off into the year ahead.