Finding Chapter Books for my Eclectic Homeschooled/Unschooled 4 year old

I'm starting to feel like a nit-picking nightmare mom. But the thing is, my kids are getting older, they really enjoy reading, and I want to encourage that with a beginner chapter book. But I'm hitting snags finding one that fits my family. I define my kid's learning as eclectic and unschooled. They are 4.5yo,… Continue reading Finding Chapter Books for my Eclectic Homeschooled/Unschooled 4 year old

My Second Free Book Ad with The Fussy Librarian: What I’ve Learned

My first ad with the Fussy Librarian was Sunday, June 21, 2020 (Father's Day). I had a staggering 2,722 free downloads that day. I was also heavily advertising on my own, so the data isn't entirely black and white. Today, Saturday, July 25, 2020 I chose to advertise with my favorite librarian once again. It… Continue reading My Second Free Book Ad with The Fussy Librarian: What I’ve Learned

What I Learned Writing & Publishing My First Book

Firstly, I learned that I have the best family and friends. I already suspected this, but they have been the most encouraging and I owe them all a million thanks. Here we go. I'm Not 100% Happy with My Book I went through Dahlia's Ridge with a fine-tooth comb and then had family and my… Continue reading What I Learned Writing & Publishing My First Book

The Results of My eBook’s Free Weekend on Amazon Kindle: 3,006 Downloads!

If you have an eBook on Amazon Kindle, that is also enrolled in the Kindle Select program, you are able to do what I did. For each subscription period that you are enrolled, you are able to give your book away for free 5 days out of that period. I enrolled in June and I… Continue reading The Results of My eBook’s Free Weekend on Amazon Kindle: 3,006 Downloads!

Who is The Fussy Librarian?

Do You Like Free Books? I'll start off by saying that I love this website. The Fussy Librarian is a website that gives you free books. No strings attached. I've been a subscribed member for a long time now, and I've never paid a dime to access their free books. Each day, they send you… Continue reading Who is The Fussy Librarian?

I Wrote A Book And I’m So Excited!

Introducing: Sophie Glenn is the idyllic modern mom. She's got a supportive husband, three great kids, and lives the tiny house lifestyle in a generously sized fifth wheel. When Sophie moves her family to a plot of untamed land on top of a mountain in the Olympic Peninsula, she thinks that she'll be totally alone.… Continue reading I Wrote A Book And I’m So Excited!

RV Living at Naval Station Kitsap (Washington State)

We arrived in the area (Bremerton/Silverdale/Poulsbo/Port Orchard) in December 2019. There wan't a ton of information available when we moved here. We had a tentative spot in a place we really didn't understand, but it made us feel better having a spot. So we dragged our camper and our family 3,000 miles cross country and… Continue reading RV Living at Naval Station Kitsap (Washington State)

I Rocked Motherhood Today

And I'm convinced this is why: I didn't pick up my computer, I didn't fuss with my book, I didn't stress about formatting for my paper backs, I wasn't on my phone that much. Why are electronics so stressful? Why do I spend so much time on my devices? Why?! My kids are in bed… Continue reading I Rocked Motherhood Today

This Is A Very Important Item For A Fulltime RV Family!

No, I'm not talking about the sewing machine. One of my favorite items, the item that I have found the most versatile, is this simple clear plastic rubbermaid container. Pictured above it is fulfilling the role of table, which is sorely needed when I'm attempting to use my sewing machine. I love to sew. I… Continue reading This Is A Very Important Item For A Fulltime RV Family!

I Was Not A Great Mom Today

I don’t know if it was because the littlest didn’t nap. Or because my husband’s work schedule was weird. Or maybe it was because I’m excited and distracted by my book. But I was not at my best today. Not by a long shot. What I do know, is that I yelled too much. I… Continue reading I Was Not A Great Mom Today