Other Writing


Anthology and Book Contributions



"The Earth's Dance," Earth Blessings: Prayers, Poems, and Meditations, Viva Editions, 2016



"Second Mother," Chicken Soup for the Soul: Thanks to My Mom, Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, 2015


"Rest is Best," Chicken Soup for the Soul: Recovering From Traumatic Brain Injuries, Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC, 2014


"One Small Step," TOASTS!: The Perfect Words to Celebrate Every Occasion, Viva Editions, 2014


"Here's To A Future," TOASTS!: The Perfect Words to Celebrate Every Occasion, Viva Editions, 2014


"A Strict Code of Conduct," Cats Are Smarter Than Jack, Avocado Press, Ltd, 2005


"Mall Madness Invitation," Creative Cardmaking for Scrapbookers, Memory Maker Books, 2004


Periodicals and Online:


• “Trail of Hope” Sasee, May 2015

• “Ready to Quit? Try a Positive List,” Author Magazine, March 2015

• “Socializing on the Internet,” Children’s Writer, February 2009

• “Practice + Perseverance = Success," (reprint) Once Upon a Time, Fall 2008

• “Seeing Stars,” Sasee, February 2008

• “Love in Karin’s Hands,” The Oregonian, May 31, 2007

• “Happy Feet and Happy Heart,” The Front Porch Syndicate, March 31, 2007

• “Sunrise Scribe or Bedtime Bard,” Once Upon a Time, Winter 2006

• “Twins: The Real Thing,” MotherVerse, December 2006

• “The Money is in the Cookies,” Byline Magazine, October 2006

• “Practice + Perseverance = Success,” KidMagWriters.com, October 2006

• “I Wrote, I Entered, I Conquered,” The Blue Review, September 2006

• “The Need to Know,” The Polishing Stone, April 2006

• “She’s Stuck…and That’s Fine,” Daughters, March/April 2006

• “Trip in the Toilet,” The Front Porch Syndicate, February 19, 2006

• “Deleting the Furniture,” The Polishing Stone, January 2006

• “Double Joy,” New Beginnings, Vol.22 No. 6. Nov.-Dec. 2005

• “Goal Setting: Minding Your 5 W’s,” The Institute of Children’s Literature, Oct. 28, 2005

• “Cats Have Personality Too,” The Front Porch Syndicate, October 3, 2005

• “The Filtering System,” Parent-Wise: Austin, August 2005

• “Writing the Balanced Way,” AbsoluteWrite.com, July 13, 2005

• “Alone Time,” Awesomemomsnetwork.com, June 2005

• “Cookies Stir Up Sweet Memories,” CAPPERS, May 24, 2005