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On Motherhood and Self-Publishing: Tania Elfersy, Author of Purple Leaves, Red Cherries

I’m  happy to welcome Tania Elfersy, author of Purple Leaves, Red Cherries, an award-winning book for Moms. The reflections of the women in the book (interspersed with lovely illustrations) are intimate and emotional and also entertaining. Here’s my interview with … Continue reading

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Writing From The Heart: Here’s Your Chance To Sell Your Stuff

I’m a big fan of Danielle LaPorte and I’m happy to announce she’s starting a new magazine full of inspiration and insights. If you are twitching to write, here’s your chance…She’s calling for submissions for the first issue of Danielle, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day: Get Your Kids Under Control and Get Your Life Back. More Super Easy Tips

I know, sometimes you feel like you are down on your knees…And not just figuratively. Here are some more tools in honor of Mother’s Day to get your kids under control and get your life back. 1. Don’t make threats … Continue reading

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Three Tremendous Tips For Mothers (And Not Just On Mother’s Day)

In honor of Mother’s Day, I’m running a mini-series featuring useful tips for mothers. Nobody gave me an instruction manual when I brought my first child home from the hospital. My husband had already gone back to work, my mother … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday: If You Lose It, You Lose It.

I’m always ready to learn, although I do not always like being taught. — Winston Churchill I had a talk with my stepdaughter, Libi, who has a 3-year-old and a 6-month-old. She asked, “How did you do it with so … Continue reading

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Tool For Tuesday. Nobody Can Read Your Mind. Ask For Help.

You can’t do it all yourself. Some of the best writers in the world had the best editors. (I’m thinking of Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald and Thomas Wolfe who worked with Maxwell Perkins.) Writers can’t find where they … Continue reading

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The Love/Anger Acid Test

“I don’t know about you,” my friend Lily was saying, “But it’s so hard for me to feel love toward someone I’m angry with – and to be angry at someone I love.” Lily had just slunk in for a … Continue reading

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