What Does Girl Power Mean to You?

What Does Girl Power Mean to You? I want your quote! As part of my mission to empower girls and also promote my upcoming children’s book, Princess Genevieve: The Hero with Girl Power, I am compiling quotes on “WHAT DOES GIRL POWER MEAN TO YOU?” I want to feature quotes from women and especially young…

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Princess Genevieve is in Production

Right before my family and I left for our first trip to Disney World, I had one princess on my mind- -Princess Genevieve!  That’s right. The main character in my new children’s book, inspired by my five-year-old daughter. I worked my butt off editing, pulling later nights than I would have liked when I was…

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Letting Go of Control

I let go of control yesterday and sent Luca for a haircut with Frank. Did I fear he would come back with a horrible haircut? Yes. Did I send specific instructions and photos of the haircut I wanted? Also yes. Did Luca do much better getting his haircut without mommy to cling onto? Actually, yes!…

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Dining Out with Kids

Family fun: take your kids to dinner where they barely eat anything except for the french fries. Reward them for not eating by ordering special shakes for dessert that one barely drinks and the other uses his straw to splash it everywhere. Then, go to Target because it’s next door and duh, Target. Buy things…

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Princess Genevieve Update

I’ve been reading drafts of @princessgenevievebook to my girl throughout my writing process. She tries to memorize the words so she can pretend she is reading along with me. It’s really cute. But I keep editing and the words keep changing on her! Now that I added a pop star line, Genevieve requested that I…

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Mom Mantra

Being a parent is so scary. Earlier this week, after I dropped Genevieve off at school and was walking home, I checked my phone to see that I missed a call from the district telling us to check our email. There was a threat on our schools today from someone in another county. Luckily, the…

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A Story of Perspective

A story of perspective. I’m recently wasn’t feeling well and Genevieve had an art class that night. I originally canceled and felt bad she was going to miss it. But I just didn’t have the energy to drag two kids back and forth from class when my body was saying I need to lay down…

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Squeals

I am squealing, too!

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Princess Genevieve Book: Meet Kara

Hot mess moms. That’s what Kara @pandagrl429 wants to caption this picture of us at dancing school. Kara has been my editor for @princessgenevievebook and I am so grateful. She’s read countless drafts and helped me brainstorm ways to connect everything together. Princess Genevieve book actually began at Kara’s house. It was during a mommy…

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