With warmer weather, the number of underage drinking parties and accidents are on the rinse. This is a compilation of questions and answers about alcohol from the author of the teen books, On The Rocks and Cheers! in the Path You Choose series for kids between grades 5-8. Follow the links below for more information on each topic.(more…) Leave a Comment
No Susan, You Don’t Have To Live Like This!
first Published May 30, 2019
We all share a story of falling in love! Unconditional love. Some of us find a guy who has problems. We think we can change him. Fix him, right?
Even when you find yourself in an abusive relationship, you hold onto the idea that things will get better.(more…) Leave a Comment
On the Rocks: The Path You Choose #2
My teen book, On the Rocks, asks the question, “What would you do if you were invited to a party where kids your age were drinking?” On the Rocks is the second book in the Path You Choose series. The first book in this series is Off Target—about gun safety and answers the question, “What would you do if someone showed you a loaded gun?”(more…) Leave a Comment
Americans don’t agree on whether or not the country should pass gun control regulations, but they do agree on gun safety measures to keep guns away from unattended children. Here is a list of helpful gun law and safety sites that can help you understand gun laws and safe practices.(more…) Leave a Comment
This is Mom. Today, Friday, April 10th, 2020 Dad and I had a real scare. Your dad started having chills. He was wearing a long sleeve shirt and a sweatshirt. He drank tea to warm up, but it didn’t help. He was having a chill and couldn’t get warm. We thought he might be showing symptoms of the Coronavirus.(more…) Leave a Comment
Stay at home with your family and stay safe https://www.sltrib.com/news/2020/04/08/utahs-six-stay-at-home/
Dear Young Grandchildren,
Many things are changing in the United States and other countries all around the world, but many things will stay the same. Flowers will bloom, grass will grow and you will still have your birthday.(more…) Leave a Comment
I was an author and grandmother living in Salt Lake City, Utah. I co-authored the book, Drugs Make You Un-Smarter, with my fifteen-year-old granddaughter, Savanna Peterson, telling teens about the dangers of drugs.
To get our anti-drug message out, we needed a newspaper interview. I sent out a press release, but not everyone picks up on a release. I searched online for the phone number for the Salt Lake Tribune. I have found in the past that the quickest way to get an interview was:(more…) Leave a Comment