Blog Posts

Classroom Inclusion

Part 2 of my Goodbye to Teaching post. My thoughts on inclusion. I’ve been to many different classrooms in many different schools as a sub ...

16 Nov 2014

Saying Goodbye to Teaching

My time teaching is coming to an end. One more week and then my mornings will be spent editing my YA (Young Adult) novel, getting it ready ...

16 Nov 2014

Don’t wait for the door to open….Open It!

From the time I was young there was always this feeling that someone was going to come along and sweep me off my feet, or ...

9 Nov 2014

The Blessing of a Friend

Today I spent the afternoon with my friend. We’ve known each other for eighteen years, raised our children together, laughed and cried together, been to ...

2 Nov 2014

Bad Teacher or Bad Parent

I was perusing Facebook when I found this post: 6 Telling Signs Your Child Has a Bad Teacher I became immediately annoyed. Really? If your child’s bored or ...

26 Oct 2014

Classroom Catharsis

I stood in front of the first class of the day, a student’s journal in hand. Since I began teaching 6th grade, I’ve had the students write ...

19 Oct 2014

Take a look at my books, please.


Getting my 12 year old son to read is always a challenge but Mystic completely changed his view. This is a great story with a wonderful fantasy adventure.FLMom
A thriller with vivid descriptions that every reader will see in their mind! Conflict, friendship, good vs. evil, love conquers all — it has something that will appeal to all readers, of any age!Debbie
My kids loved reading Mystic and I would highly recommend it to other families. Easy to read and very engaging story. I know your kids will love it as much as mine.Flash