Writing Clips

Articles:

“Preparing Your Child For Time Away,” North State Parent

“Emergence: Healing to Grieve, Grieving to Heal,” International Family Magazine

“How to Get Your Tween Ready for Home Alone,” Suburban Parent

“Dispel All Doubts: 5 Ways to Instill Confidence in Your Child,” New Jersey Family

“How to Approach and Talk to Adoptive Parents,” San Diego Family Magazine

“Adoption Etiquette 101: What NOT to Say to Adoptive Parents,” Coulee Parenting Connection

“A Conversation about Oral Sex with My Teenaged Son,” MetroFamily

“Sex Talk,” Portland Family

“The Adoptive Parents’ Role in Integrating Their Child’s Identity,” Adoption Today, August 2009

“Conquering the Dragons: One Mom’s Personal Tale of SID,” Dallas Child 

 E-Guides: 

What To Expect From Your Adopted Tween by Judy M. Miller (August 2011) is the international selling e-book guide written to help parents assist their children in understanding, examining and resolving adoption-related issues as they happen, and to empower their children to feel self-confident.

 
 

Books:

“The Chest,” Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom (Chicken Soup for the Soul, March 2010) “’The Chest’ is a beautifully written story. Clear and simple, but written in a way that lets the love between mother and daughter shine through.” Wendy Walker, editor of Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks Mom.

Thanks Mom is 101 stories of special memories, loving and hard lessons, unforgettable moments, laughter and tears, and support and encouragement will bring any mom joy, inspiration, and amusement. Mothers of all ages, whether new moms, experienced moms, or grandmothers, will feel good about the recognition they receive.

“Souls Speak,” Cup of Comfort for Adoptive Families, (Adams Media, June 2009) This story collection celebrates the individuals and families who experience these feelings firsthand. From first-time parents, anxiously awaiting the phone call that their little one has arrived to a single woman who crosses the Atlantic to find her heart’s child, this inspiring collection will touch every person who picks it up. The newest volume from the beloved and bestselling Cup of Comfort® series is sure to resonate with the thousands of happy couples who adopt children every year—and those looking to become mothers and fathers.

“I Can’t Be Loved,”  Pieces of Me: Who do I Want to Be? (EMK Press, November 2009) A book for adopted and fostered teens that offers healing, help, and hope as they find, understand, and embrace the pieces that make up who they are.

 

“Emergence,” Sensational Journeys: 48 Personal Stories of Sensory Processing Disorder (Future Horizons, September 2011) is a much needed book that shares the stories of over twenty families as they go through the trials and triumphs of sensory processing issues. It addresses different aspects and what families should expect parenting and living with children with sensory processing disorders, and what hope lies ahead.

 

“Becoming a Parenting Advocate for Moms Through Writing,” Women Writing on Family: Tips on Writing, Teaching and Publishing (Key Publishing House, Inc.) provides guidance and insight for women who write about family. Award-winning women writers from all walks of life share their experiences in planning, composing, editing, publishing, teaching, and promoting work in a variety of writing genres. Readers will learn to tackle sensitive family issues and avoid pitfalls in memoir writing, poetry, fiction, and others. Filled with tips, exercises, and anecdotes, this anthology is appropriate for both well-seasoned writers and those just beginning.