Mommy Writes

Rainy Day Project for the Cabin Fevered Family

As I look out my window on this warm February morning dreaming of what Spring may bring, I am overwhelmed with thoughts of families suffering from cabin fever. The stress of being cooped up in a confined space with humans in various stages of their lives combating multiple challenges must be straining relationships by now.… Continue reading Rainy Day Project for the Cabin Fevered Family

The Writer's Life

Creating Family Time with Our Words

Since I have joined the outside realm of working people, home with the family has become a fleeting gift.  My husband is attending his college courses during the day and working in the afternoons while our daughters are growing up and living their own lives.  Whatever fleeting moment I have with them is a treasure… Continue reading Creating Family Time with Our Words

Year In Reading

Dr. Seuss’ There’s A Wocket In My Pocket

In this classic book, Dr. Seuss uses rhyming couplets and nonsensical situations to engage children, and adults, into an adventurous read... Subscriber Content In this classic book, Dr. Seuss uses rhyming couplets and nonsensical situations to engage children, and adults, into an adventurous read.  Children learn the value of poetic license by made up words… Continue reading Dr. Seuss’ There’s A Wocket In My Pocket

Fun Facts

100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #64

I created the poem Casting Away while sitting on the rocks under the Blue Water Bridges.  There was an older gentleman casting his line into the mouth of Lake Huron that day, and he reminded me of my own grandfather who owns a bait shop south of Harbor Beach, Michigan.

Fun Facts

100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #50

I created the poem Mother’s Fairy Tales as a gift for my mother on Mother’s Day.  I made a card and the poem was the first thing she read.  Today is her birthday!

Fun Facts

100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #12

I have two beautiful step-daughters that mean the world to me.  I love teaching them and guiding them, but most of all, I love hanging out with them.  They inspired me to write a lovely poem about them called Butterfly Girls!

Fun Facts

100 Fun Facts About Me – Fun Fact #9

My favorite poem is Asking for Roses by Robert Frost.