Nobody escapes loss.

Nobody on the planet. Not one single person can say, I haven’t had to say good-bye.

I’m so glad you’re here!

I’m holding out my hand and saying, “come, let’s walk this road together!”

Smart Kids 101 Teaching Kids Life Skills (1)After 10 years of marriage, and juggling life as a wife with two small children, I decided to dust off my journalism skills and write a babysitting curriculum. I started with the neighborhood teens and when the training took off we launched Smart Kids 101.

I’ve trained over 25 thousand students in important teen and pre-teen life skills, through live-based teaching and online eCourses.

After David relocated to heaven I became a parenting columnist for Nashville’s largest newspaper, The Tennessean. I started blogging from a few years later.

GetUP_finalcover (1)In 2012 I decided to take my five tear-stained journals and make some sense out of my painful journey from loss and hopelessness to healing and joy. I’m About to Get Up, Persevering Through Loss and Grief will be released in January 2017.

I’m a survivor who has walked out of some serious heartache and takes the journey to wholeness very seriously.  I’m excited to share the lessons I’ve learned with YOU through my writing so that you can know you’re not alone and there is hope coming soon!

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I'm really glad you're here!

I'm really glad you're here!


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