When a story connects us to another person heart to heart, this is, in my opinion, more valuable than any other reason to write. For this reason, one of the most rewarding parts of creating Thank You, Me was connecting with readers. The book itself has many shortcomings and can be judged harshly and subjectively
Each one of us has an inner critic that shames us into thinking that we are not worthy of love, success, acceptance—you name it. The comments from the inner critic range from you are not smart enough, you are not beautiful, to you never do anything right, and so on. Some inner critics are so
The Thank You, Me team is so excited for the upcoming trip to Book Expo America in NYC! The cat and hedgehog are jumping up and down. Giraffe is counting the days until May 31st. And the Purple Gratitude Monster? Well, he can’t read, but he’s super excited about seeing thousands and thousands of books.
April 2017 brought very exciting news. Thank You, Me was selected as a 2016 Nautilus Silver Award Winner in the Children’s Picture Books (Fiction) Category. What is the Nautilus Book Award? Here is an excerpt from the award website: The Nautilus Awards represents Better Books for a Better World Now in its 19th year, this unique book award
Many of us spend the majority of our days living outside of our bodies. We are lost in thought — thoughts about what happened in the past and thoughts of endless to do lists for the future. With our minds living in the past and the future, we do not spend much time living in the present.
We express thanks for the people we love and for the blessings in our lives, but there is one other kind of gratitude that you might have overlooked — one that can have a lasting impact on your relationship with yourself — the gratitude for your body and spirit, loving yourself just as you are. With a fine line
As an introvert, I generally don’t like being interviewed, but this was a very exciting opportunity to talk about my journey in creating Thank You, Me and all the fun mistakes along the way. Thank you, CU Denver! 🙂 Read the article here: https://www.cudenvertoday.org/she-made-gratitude-into-a-work-of-art/ Takeaway: Mistakes are sometimes the best things that can happen to
This week, The Children’s Book Review published a nice summary and review. Read it here. TCBR is a great resource for children’s books and trends. Visit them at www.thechildrensbookreview.com
We often under-appreciate our own bodies. We are plagued by our imperfections like “our legs are too short” or “our nose is too big.” Seemingly unknown to us is that these legs get us to where we want to be and our nose tells us there is freshly baked bread at the corner bakery. We
The books are finally here and ready to ship out. Get your copy now on Amazon! I am so excited to share this book with you. Any feedback is greatly appreciated—please share your thoughts in the comments below, on Amazon, or Facebook/Instagram with the hashtag #thankyoumebook.