Mother and Baby – Post Natal Depression

I am participating in the 52 Week Illustration Challenge – where a whole community illustrates to a different theme each week. Last week the theme was SIMPLICITY….. while simplistic artwork is one of the most complicated to do, I found many ideas came...
Read what your child reads…make the connection

Read what your child reads…make the connection

For kids and teens, reading can be the perfect escape into another world. A way to use their active imagination, delving into different lives and experiences. Reading has so many benefits. Sometimes the reading train can be a tricky one to catch. The timing has to be...
12 x 12 in 2012 Challenge – I AM IN!

12 x 12 in 2012 Challenge – I AM IN!

Julie Hedlund has initiated a fabulous challenge over on her blog…”12x12in12″ 12 Children’s book drafts in 12 months in 2012! That is one book draft every month – Crazy huh? I have decided to sign up for this challenge. When I start to think about writing 12 drafts in...
Birth order of children – Does it make a difference?

Birth order of children – Does it make a difference?

I was born an only child (with two step brothers every second weekend), and when I started my own family I was honestly wondered how you could love another child as much as the first – was this even possible? Until the day my second, third and fourth son was born, I...