Archive for the 'Mommy ‘hood' Category

Summer Goals Met: Art + Tech with KUBO and Splash & Bubbles

Published on September 16, 2016

Tweet We are already in school for a month, Labor Day has come and gone, but the fun memories linger on from what felt like a super lazy summer. I didn’t make The Critter do summer camp, but secretly made a pact with myself that we would do some fun, stealthily educational and creative things […]

Skip Brittenham’s YA and AR Novel Are Real Trip Between Worlds!

Published on July 18, 2016

Tweet When I received the galley copy of Between Worlds by Skip Brittenham, I thought “Ooh cool, it has an app, I’ll give the book to The Critter to read and if he likes it, I’ll read it too”. A couple of days later as I rushed to a lovely luncheon hosted by the folks […]

Woofstock 90210, PBS Summer Learning Event, and XOJ9 Full Spectrum are THIS Weekend!

Published on June 22, 2016

Tweet I am so excited to finally launch my Fun. Fine. Art. collection with Louis XIV as muse. The online store is set up, and if you would like to see the work in person, I will be at Woofstock 90210 this Sunday at Roxbury Park from 11:00 AM until 3:00 pm. I have had […]

Revisiting ROOTS with Homegirls Elise and Lola Fyke

Published on May 31, 2016

Tweet @rootsseries #ROOTS #yournameisyourshield @aetv #abigail #memorialday #watch 🎬🎥 A photo posted by Lola (@lolfyke) on May 25, 2016 at 10:18pm PDT I met actors Elise and Lola Fyke about four years ago when they spent a few months in Los Angeles with Elise’s husband’s sister, Marcie, who is my bff since junior high. […]

Missing My Mistress…

Published on May 13, 2016

Tweet My friend Shannon says that writing is her mistress. She loves her family, but she wants to get back to her mistress. This very apt metaphor means that I have several mistresses, and each one misses me and cries for attention when I’m spending time “At Home”. I have about a thousand photos and […]

HUGE Announcement! My Four Legged Baby Debuts at Woofstock 90210!

Published on February 23, 2016

Tweet UPDATE: Woofstock 90210 will now take place Sunday June 26th from 11:00 AM until 3:00 PM I have big news! I finished a project that I started a loooong time ago, and am so happy to share my excitement with y’all. I studied art for both of my degrees, and have steadily practiced painting […]


Published on February 14, 2016

Tweet Tomorrow morning PBS Kids will premiere Ready Jet Go!, its rocking new show from the creators of Dinosaur Train, complete with songs that make you want to dance and cool science facts from a real FEMALE NASA scientist. I first became aware of the show last spring when I attended PBS Annual Meeting in […]

Onward and Yonward with PBS Kids Nature Cat!

Published on November 24, 2015

Tweet You may remember seeing a picture of me with super sibs David and Adam Rudman of Spiffy Pictures from PBS Annual Meeting. We were there talking about their latest gem for PBS Kids called Nature Cat. You may not recognize them right away, because David is usually busy performing as Cookie Monster and Adam […]

Mixed is Magnificent

Published on October 28, 2015

Tweet Having just finished writing and illustrating my picture book, I was totally on board when Sonia Kang of Mixed Up Clothing invited me to a MultiCultural Mixer at the ever so stylish Kidville, including a super cute fashion show and Taye Diggs reading his new picture book called Mixed Me. The event was kicked […]

I Bombed as the Mystery Reader and Now Have a New Heroine

Published on October 13, 2015

Tweet I bombed as Mystery Reader last week. The Critter tried to be cool when he saw that I would be the surprise grownup who would read to the class that day, but was SO adorably happy that he ran over to hug me. I had carefully selected one of my childhood favorites The Emperor’s […]