Interview With a Father: Frank McKinley

I always thought it would be fun to interview a father and get their side of writing life with kids, so I’m honored to interview Frank McKinley.  He is a published Author. Founder of the Tribe Builder’s Network (Join the group Facebook group HERE.) Writing Coach and has over 26,000 books sold. Thank you for letting me pick your brain, Frank.1. Please tell us about your family.I met my wife Missy 29 years ago at a Christmas party. As soon as I laid[Read more]

No one Reading Your Blog, Mama? 10 Compelling Reasons to Try Medium

It’s too much. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Instagram. Google+. And more. All these social platforms bloggers use can make your head spin. Sure, you need them, and they help, if you have a following. But, maybe you are like me. When I started blogging all I had was Facebook. Nothing else. And that Facebook account was teeny tiny, made just for family. Not the best social media presence to say the least. But I have spent the last almost two years growing this presence, like making[Read more]

Kids Who Write: Robot Story

Once upon a time there was a robot. And his name was Gabulary. He bzzzd and bopped. He loved counting with his radio from ten. 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4,3,2,1, 0. Blast off!One day he wanted to eat bolt pizza and oil to drink. He went to the gas station to buy. But a giant fuzz ball squished him flat. A scientist came and helped fix him. But then a giant a wasp ate them. Then the robot used[Read more]

5 Useful Ways to Protect Your Creative Time

This is a guest post be the lovely Aditi Wardhan Singh   We don’t value things till they are too little or gone. It’s human nature. And one of the most undervalued and taken for granted commodities is time. As people, it is very easy to understand that we need to spend our money on need and not wants. What is a hard idea to grasp is we need to be more proactive on spending our energy on what is[Read more]

Mom Guilt: 4 Killer Tips to Tame the Beast

Do you ever do this? You put your kiddo to bed, kiss his apple cheeks and think about the day gone by as his breathing steadies. Thoughts of making pumpkin cookies and dancing to blaring kid’s music play in your head. But, so do other memories. Getting upset when flour poured onto the floor after you repeatedly asked your son and daughter to Stop. Touching. The. Bag! And you remember the reason for the music dance party was to help[Read more]