October is Selective Mutism Awareness Month

Selective mutism is a rare disorder, a communication disability, affecting less than 1% of kids.

6 Benefits of Freewriting

Freewriting is a simple writing practice that helps prime the writer for creativity and inspiration among other benefits

Making Friends with My Grief

A conversation with my daughter about the grandfather she never met helped us both heal.

A Fresh Start for the New Year: Are You Ready to Turn the Page on 2020?

the year is almost over. It’s time for a new year. A new page. We will still have the same problems once the bell tolls us into 2021, but we can stop, take a breath, hit reset, and then tackle the new year with a plan. Let’s take a moment to reevaluate, to consider what’s working, what’s not, and look at our challenges with new eyes to find new solutions.

Living with Dying: Thoughts on friendship and cancer

I get by with a little help from my friends

Journal Prompts: First Week of October

Journal Prompts: First Week of October

Here’s one week’s worth of prompts to get you going in your journal. If you’re really feeling sassy, you could also ask these prompts of your characters in your current WIP. Imagine what new insights you might gain into your characters’ backstories.

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