Livin’ the Dream: Two Mothers, Two Published Authors

In celebration of Independence week, let’s get to know two women who are livin’ their dream. If you’ve ever wanted to write novels and wonder how the process works and how two busy moms get it done, meet Dianne and Jessica. Dianne has several books published and Jessica’s first novel is being released today! 1. How do […]

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4 motivating conversations

This is how I make big decisions: By talking. Conversation #1: Me: We should run a spring marathon. Marathon Glenn: Let’s run the Salt Lake City marathon! Come on, it will be awesome! I immediately feel a surge of adrenaline, my heart starts to race. Me: Really? Yes, yes, yes! Mmm. Could be pricey. Marathon […]

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Melanie of the Mighty Heart

Meet Melanie. Melanie and I grew up together in Omaha, Nebraska.  Melanie is the youngest daughter in a family of five children.  Her mother, Leslie, a child’s advocate and foster mother, remains one of my biggest heroes.  I spent many hours with the Bartlett family; slumber parties, youth activities, swimming, dancing. I pierced my ear […]

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Today I Like

1.  I like when my children sit down at the piano with bunny ears on.  Or a sideways scout hat with sunglasses on.  It makes me laugh.  I also like that they are playing the piano.  My sweet eldest has been passed on to a different teacher for the spring because it’s just better that […]

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Focus

This past week I had a very specific goal.  And that was to write “The End” on the last page of my book.  I had FIVE days to hand my manuscript to my very first reader who had flown into Boston.  We were meeting up in Belmont, Massachusetts for the hand off.  This deal was […]

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Did. It.

I played soccer last night.  It gave me 4.5 miles.  I should have stopped halfway through with a long run the next day but who can stop in the middle of a soccer game?  And a giggling girl totally took me out.  My knees were a swollen mess last night.  Ditched Gregor at 9:30 for […]

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