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Mama, Mama, Only Mama is hilarious, achingly real, and one of those books that will end up being passed around the carpool line. You’ll crack up, you’ll relate, you’ll wish you could hang out at Lara Lillibridge’s house on Saturday afternoons." ”
—Lisa Daily, bestselling author of  Single-Minded

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TBR Tuesday Review: The Exalted by Kaitlyn Sage Patterson

Tue May 21 2019

This YA fantasy is all about balances and contradictions, with well-fleshed out complicated characters. Read more »


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The Cost/Benefits of Writing Conferences

Mon May 20 2019

was chit-chatting with an author recently about the expense of writing conferences, and, as always, the conversation continued in my head long after I went home. Since I really love to give advice and I’m also avoiding working on other more pressing things, it seemed a good time for a blog post.  Read more »


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Kirkus Review of Mama, Mama, Only Mama

Wed May 15 2019

"A frank and valuable remembrance, and a good coping manual for parents." Kirkus Reviews View at kirkusreviews »


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TBR Tuesday: SPARK by Sarah Beth Durst

Tue May 14 2019

Spark is, at its heart, the story of a quiet girl who learns that she is enough just as she is. Read more »


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just like february by Deborah Batterman on Mom Egg Review

Mon May 13 2019

Deborah Batterman’s novel, just like february, is filled with lyrical prose in this coming of age story. Read my review on Mom Egg Review. View at momeggreview »


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Interview on WVIZ Sound of Ideas

Thu May 09 2019

The interview begins around 34.56 of the audio stream, or scroll to the bottom for video, where I appear at 36.45 View at ideastream »


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Meet Our Memoirists Interview on Moving Forewords

Wed May 08 2019

Melanie Brooks interviews me about writing and the release of Mama, Mama, Only, Mama for the memoirist collective, Moving Forewords. View at youtube »


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Release Day Thoughts

Tue May 07 2019

Today "Mama, Mama, Only Mama" comes out into the world! Read more »


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TBT Monday Book Review: Hurricane Season by Nicole Melleby

Mon May 06 2019

This is a book I needed as a child, and the fact that it exists for my own children gives me hope for the world. Read more »


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Strength and Powerlessness: On Being Female

Sun May 05 2019

You never forget the first man who held you down and kissed you — that moment when you realized he was so much stronger than you — he could do whatever he liked and you couldn’t stop him. View at medium »


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Bonus Material: Barely Recognizable Animals + Sewing Pattern for Monkey Spaceman Looking Thing

Thu May 02 2019

I used to make the children Barely Recognizable Animals every week. Sometimes I used a pattern and then they were Actually Recognizable but mostly I didn't and they weren't. Plus, here's a fabulous sewing pattern to make your own barely recognizable animal! Read more »


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Reading: Step Stools

Wed May 01 2019

Listen to me read "Step Stools," the first chapter of Mama, Mama, Only Mama. View at youtube »




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