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
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
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
Bingo Night At The Legion
American Legion Malad Post 65 – Ernest W Jones
To Benefit: A Million Broken Hearts Monument(more…) Leave a Comment
A Million Broken Hearts: A Grandmother’s Campaign for the Awareness of Violence and Suicide
The Goal: To put up monuments in communities to bring violence or gun violence and suicide awareness to communities.
The City of Malad, Idaho has approved the monument for victims of violence and suicide to be placed in the Malad City Cemetery and dedicated around Memorial Day in May, 2020.(more…) Leave a Comment
In the Middle of Nature
Jill Vanderwood at jillvanderwood.com
When my husband was away with the Navy Reserves, my sister-in-law Jean and I decided to take our kids camping without the help of our husbands. Together we had eight kids between the ages of 1 and 12–four each. We would have so much fun! After all, how hard could it be?(more…) Leave a Comment