Category Archives: Mama Writers

True Confession Tuesday: Plastic Polly and Mama Guilt

True Confession Tuesday is where I occasionally post about the things I think or do–but rarely admit to. In Plastic Polly there’s a small subplot between Polly’s mom and Mrs. Huff, the mother of one of Polly’s classmates. The tension … Continue reading

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True Confession: Why ‘Good Enough’ is More Than Enough for me

In my latest book, my main character Polly tries to tailor her personality to fit others’ expectations of how a popular girl should dress and act; behavior that’s earned her the nickname PLASTIC POLLY. Polly starts off each chapter with … Continue reading

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The Writer’s Life and Reality

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since I blogged, mostly because I’ve spent the majority of the summer running around trying to keep up with my kids and it got me to thinking about the writer’s life and what I … Continue reading

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Why My Son Is Braver Than I Am

Not too long ago I was talking to my seven-year-old about a project he was making. It’s important to know that he is a really creative kid, and pretty much every day comes up with new science experiments or art … Continue reading

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Mama Writers and Guilt

Last week my younger son started Kindergarten. He did great–I, on the other hand, had to hide behind my sunglasses and try to wait until I got back to the car before losing it. But once I got over saying … Continue reading

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