Why the IPPY Awards are Important

  This month, my first novel, Reflection of the Gods, was given a bronze IPPY in the category of Canada-East – Best Regional Fiction. The Independent Book Publisher (IPPY) Awards is the largest competition for independent publishing in the world. This year, the...

On Teenagers and Babies

  Last year, I had a baby when my older children were 11, 13, and 14 years old. Reactions from friends were mixed. Some were happy for me, but even more happy that it was me and not them. Some were jealous because they missed their babies. A few even wished they...