7 More Fun Children’s Picture Books You Shouldn’t Miss


When I started my children’s picture book series, I never imagined creating over 25 posts full of our favorite books. From robots to gardens, dogs to fairies, and everything in between. I’m not done yet, but I’m taking a break from themes to celebrate a handful of books just because. So here are a few of our most recent favorite… Read more »

The Texas Conference for Women is coming up! And you can win a ticket right here. (Giveaway over)


The 16th annual Texas Conference for Women is being held October 15th in Austin. Thanks to the conference, I’ll be attending for the first time, and they’ve also given me a pass to give away to one lucky reader. Yay! Why should you attend the Texas Conference for Women? Well, if you’re looking for professional networking, business connections, leadership inspiration,… Read more »

The 7 Best Children’s Books About Ninjas and Samurai


Some things are totally fun for make believe, but you’d never want them around in real life. Pirates, living dinosaurs, Jedi battles, etc. Basically anything where you get in fights or get eaten. Ninjas fall into this category, because real ones were hired assassins. Pretend ninjas are just silently cool and acrobatic. Way better. Despite the common childhood fascination with… Read more »

8 More Graphic Novels You Should Read


I’ve written about plenty of comics so far, from action-packed spy thrillers to memoirs about growing up. In this post I wanted to highlight some of the most distinctive, genre-nonconforming books I’ve read. From football to fashion, from insect scientists to Jewish folktales, I love all of these unique books. (If you’re new to my blog, you can see all… Read more »