I am enough

This is a story of a girl guiding her father through the passage from his life to beyond.  In his final moments, as she helped hold his head up, she started to tell his legacy.  She is not even sure...

Whistler Via Ferrata

After finding doing my first via ferrata with kids last summer in Italy, I simply had to do it again.  Luckily for me, I live very close to 1 of the 3 via ferratas in Canada at the time – Whi...

Forest Night Run Party

A few nights ago, I hosted the 4th annual “Doll Classic” run.  Ok, the name is pretty lame I agree.  Let me explain. It all started in 2012 when my friend MJ asked me if I was interested...

Norquay Via Ferrata

I had a wonderful opportunity to climb the Mount Norquay via ferrata in Banff, Alberta this summer.  On any holiday I like to get up close and personal with the mountains and doing a via ferrata is ...

Squamish Via Ferrata

I had a chance to climb the very new Via Ferrata in Squamish BC this summer. It was my fourth via ferrata and it was by far the easiest. It is a great one to take children on as it is quite short, it...

My Favourite Picture Book Authors

Here is a list of picture book authors that I think are brilliant. Julia Donaldson – I just love the Gruffalo, Stick Man, Sharing a Shell and the list goes on.  Her characters are so lovable, ...

Creativity Keeps Me Happy

It doesn’t matter what the project is, writing a book, doing a painting, creating a web application or developing new recipes – I am always happy when I am being creative.  This week̵...

5 Things To Know About Debut Authors

Many of the blog posts I have read about publishing in today’s market are done in list format.  This got me thinking, I should create a list of things to know about debut authors.  Maybe this ...

Picture Books for Kids Bootcamp

I have taken the first step in fulfilling a dream.  I’ve signed up for “Selling Your Children’s Book: How to Write and Pitch Novels & Picture Books for Kids Bootcamp”.  (...