13 Questions to Ask Before Submitting to a Literary Journal
A writer friend recently asked me a brief but not-so-simple question: How do you decide where to send your work? In other words: Faced with seemingly infinite
What No One Tells You About Becoming a Parent
Your eyes connect with your newborn’s for the first time, allowing you to see through the gateway into the pure innocent heart of your child.Without warning or protocol, the magnetic bond opens a door of knowing in your soul. A knowing that breathes, “You are a mother now,” into your spirit.A beauti...
Want to Save Money on Your Kid’s College Tuition? Don’t Pay It
Paying for college for your kids can be daunting, but this mom doesn’t think so. Instead, here’s how she plans to help her children pay their own tuition.
How to Face an Inbox of Rejection
By Kathleen Siddell Start writing again. Type and type and type. Delete and re-type. Is this any good? Submit. Hope. Lose hope. Check email. An inbox full of rejection. Read: articles, stories, books, the back of cereal boxes. So good! Jealousy. Wine. Crocodile tears. How to say what’s already been said? Coffee. Think and think…
How our Friday night pizza night helps us connect with our growing kids
Memories loosen themselves from the dough and float around me, reminders of times forever past, like when little pudgy hands joined me in that bowl.
Medication Saved My Son’s Life
Do you want to know the quickest way to get a group of people on the Internet all riled up? Try talking about kids and medications. Oh, no one begrudges diabetics their insulin or kid with childhood cancer their chemotherapy, but don’t get them started on medications for mental illness. Well, let me tell you