taking action

San Diego Festival of Books

San Diego Festival of Books

Book Festivals make me sparkle... from head to toe!! It is so fun to create the booth and arrange everything just perfect. What I have learned is if your booth decor does not work do not be afraid to change it and change it again until it feels right and you are...

Book Club Reading at Inspirations Gift Shop

Book Club Reading at Inspirations Gift Shop

I was so grateful to kick off the first reading for the new Book Club at Inspirations. I was so excited to see that they had big fluffy rugs for the kids to sit on and be extra comfy for the reading.  I was little jealous so I sat right down on the rugs as...

Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley

Bay Area Book Festival in Berkeley

This was my first book festival I had gone to.  I was nervous yet excited to see if I could sell my book, asking myself will people like it, will they buy it.  The first day I did not sell anything yet I had a great experience. I met amazing authors. My...

Kids Carnival and Charity Craft Fair

Kids Carnival and Charity Craft Fair

Oh My Gosh!! This was so fun to see all the kids having such a great time.  My booth was right in front of the bubble dance. The kids loved this!! To the left of me was the Minnie the unicorn.  One would say I had the best spot.I was fortunate to get to...

Nikki’s Kitchen – Mom’s Morning Out

Nikki’s Kitchen – Mom’s Morning Out

What a great experience getting to read to the kids while the moms ate breakfast in the other room. The kids were greeted with a big amazing pancake breakfast bar.  After they ate I got to read my book to them. One little guy was so sweet he sat in my lap and gave me...

Bree Takes Action

Bree Takes Action

one of the reasons... I wanted to write a children’s book about a little girl who knows how to take action was to inspire kids to be themselves and not hide their true feelings. This video of a girl who wrote a book about changing her name brings tears to my eyes that...

Benedict Taking Action

Benedict Taking Action

Look who is taking action!! I feel so privileged to have met a beautiful girl named Benedict and sign her copy of “You Can Call Me Katelyn”. She traced my hand as my signature in the book. What a great idea!! She is so creative and already learning how to take action....

Kindergarteners Read “You Can Call Me Katelyn”

Kindergarteners Read “You Can Call Me Katelyn”

first readers! Meet the first kindergarten class to get to see and read “You Can Call Me Katelyn”. See what they have to say! "I liked it because Katelyn is a really good name!" "It was so funny when she told all her stuffed animals her new name!" "It’s just a really...

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