100 Must Read YA Books

This is a list from NPR.org. This post is more for me than anything. I’m working on a YA Fantasy novel, so I need to know what is already out there and what is popular. 1. Harry Potter (series), by J.K. Rowling 2. The Hunger Games (series), by Suzanne Collins 3....
Let’s Talk About Sex!

Let’s Talk About Sex!

Here’s the deal: I am a 27 year old, celibate, single mom. Sounds a bit weird and, well, ironic? Oh well…that’s me. I’ve had some people ask me why I am celibate, and the way they ask it makes it sound like it is a dirty word or, at the very least, socially abnormal....
Welcome to the “Terrible Two’s”

Welcome to the “Terrible Two’s”

So…it seems that Christian has officially become THAT child. The one that you see in stores screaming at the top of his lungs. The one that will throw himself on the ground in an oh so dramatic manner when he doesn’t get his way. The one that, when you...
WARNING! New Syndrome Diagnosed!

WARNING! New Syndrome Diagnosed!

Warning! There is a disease that is running rampant out there! It’s called You-Need Syndrome. This disease is inflicting countless people. The primary symptom is the apparently overwhelming desire to tell people what they need to do. Since becoming a parent (and...