I Love You Already!

April 14, 2016By auroraBook Review No Comments

  I Love You Already! by Jory John  SYNOPSIS From the creators of Goodnight Already!, Jory John and Benji Davies, comes another standout hilarious picture book about Bear and Duck. Bear can’t wait to spend a pleasant day by himself. His persistent next-door neighbor, Duck, wants to take a morning stroll . . . with Bear. … Read More

Are You Kidding Me

April 13, 2016By auroraInsights No Comments

  The time I locked myself in a bedroom So one day I was painting the new door on my son’s bedroom. It is somewhere around midnight. As I stroke the brush along the fine details of the beautiful five-panel door, the door clicks shut.  I say “Oh !@$C#%&^!” I put down the brush and … Read More

A Woman in Her Thirties Completes the Baby Stage

April 12, 2016By auroraGuest Post 1 Comment

  Reality Check with author Roseanne Cheng  At three and a half, and over six months of accidents, non-compliance, and frustration, it’s official. Aaron is potty trained. (Want to know the secret? There isn’t one. Kids will stop crapping their pants when they’re good and ready. So throw the books away and deal with that … Read More

The Smallest Love is the Biggest

April 11, 2016By auroraInsights 1 Comment

  It is Truly All About the Little Things After nearly a year of legal fights; trying desperately to stay out of the court system, and endless amounts of anxiety I woke up one morning to hear the words “they signed” from my attorney and instead of going to my 9am court hearing, it could … Read More

A Night to Never Forget

April 8, 2016By auroraAuthor Life No Comments

  The Launch Party of Bloodmoon. Bloodmark. Bloodrealms. Bloodmoon. How many years coming is this moment…I’m not even sure any more. I started my Bloodmark Saga when my mom was diagnosed with Cancer…and somehow here I stood on Friday, April 1, 2016 nearly seven years later looking at all that I had accomplished. I stood … Read More

The Underpants Books

April 7, 2016By auroraBook Review No Comments

  Dinosaurs Love Underpants by Claire Freedmen SYNOPSIS The mystery of dinosaur extinction is solved! Scientists have plenty of theories about why dinosaurs are extinct, but the UK’s bestselling authorillustrator team of Claire Freedman and Ben Cort knows the real answer: The dinos were wiped out in an Underpants War! This wacky celebration of underpants … Read More

The Unicorn of Pregnancies

April 6, 2016By auroraInsights 1 Comment

  Forty-seven days in the Children’s Hospital NICU.  When I got pregnant I thought I would be the unicorn of pregnancies. You see, I was full on delusional. I thought I was going to be the lucky girl in four-inch heels all the way until I gave birth. I was even hallucinating about not taking … Read More

Bad Mama Moments

April 5, 2016By auroraGuest Post No Comments

  Four Moments of Perspective with author Tabitha Lord    I was chatting with a new mom the other day and one of the topics that came up was how much unsolicited advice other people like to give. Often with that advice comes judgment. And nothing makes a new mom feel better about herself than telling … Read More

Live a Healthy Life

April 4, 2016By auroraInsights No Comments

  Safer Products I’m a little neurotic when it comes to products that come in contact with my son. Which is ironic because I am a product of the 1980’s which means I ate some of the worst processed foods and came in contact with some atrocious chemicals in everyday products. It is unreal the … Read More

Celebration

April 1, 2016By auroraNews No Comments

  You’re Invited  Today is the official celebration of the Bloodmark Saga’s exciting conclusion, Bloodmoon! Stop over at Addendum Books in St. Paul, MN from 6–8pm today, Friday, April 1, 2016! Book signings, meet me the author, give-aways, cupcakes from Angel Food Bakery! What else could a girl want! Bookmarks, Bloodmark Temporary Tattoos, T-Shirts, and … Read More