​​I am the editor of the Kid’s Imagination Train e-magazine, a former consultant to Pearson Digital Learning, and a member of SCBWI.  

My publishing credits include Know, Nature Friend, and Highlights for Children as well as Mothering magazine and The Christian Science Monitor.  I have earned over thirty awards for my picture book manuscripts.  In addition, I have taught writing classes at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington, Kentucky.  ​


My favorite things:

my family

my cat Ozzie

all kinds of books

taking ballet

learning French and visiting France

butter pecan ice cream