Category: Parenting

Sunday Book Review – What Did I Do? – Chuck Jackson – #Memoir

Book reviews by D.G. Kaye

  My Sunday Book Review today is on Chuck Jackson’s – What Did I Do?  As a memoir writer, I was curious to read Chuck’s book, especially since he dangled weekly carrots on his blog by sharing chapters. Well, good strategy I say to Chuck, because we all know once we get hooked on a book, […]

Sunday Book Review – While the Bombs Fell by Robbie Cheadle and Elsie Eaton

Book reviews by D.G. Kaye

  Welcome to my Sunday Book Review. Today I’m sharing my review of Robbie Cheadle’s latest release – While the Bombs Fell. While Robbie is better known for her children’s books she co-authors with her son, Michael Cheadle, Robbie has written this book in collaboration with her mother, Elsie Eaton, to share her accounting of her […]

Recognizing the Signs of Your Child’s Moods – Listen to Your Children

Vision perception - Memoirs

    Moody. I don’t like that word. Moody was a common name my mother called me – constantly. No smiles or laughter from me constituted moody.   When I look back on my not-so-stellar childhood and think about the words – “You’re so goddamned moody,” I shake my head and shudder. What did I […]

I’ve Been Quoted! -The Impact of Narcissistic Parents | MakeItUltra™

Reblogging is flattery

  How many times as writers do we read famous quotes by writers and empowering people from various fields? Many I should think. But do we as writers ever think about our own words being quoted by others? I know I never thought about that because usually famous quotes are from famous people.   Well […]

Memoir Bytes: Forgiveness? Love? The Power of Money – Backstory from Conflicted Hearts

Vision perception - Memoirs

Memoir Bytes   Sometimes I look back in reflection at some of the poignant moments in life, at some of the characters in my family. I like to analyze in retrospect, how I felt about a certain situation while emotions were running high, and interpret them later in time by dissecting some of those events […]

Guest Author Feature – Lisa Thomson – Divorce Support Party

Featured author of the week

    Today I’m thrilled to introduce you to friend and fellow Canadian blogger/author, Lisa Thomson Lisa’s blog – The Great Escape Divorce Support at Lisa Thomson Live offers tips on how to get through divorce by sharing her own journey through divorce and the hurdles she endured through the process, and she offers tips […]

Guest Author with a New Book – Lynette Davis – Even Rain is Just Water – Memoir

New book feature

  Today I’m delighted to feature fellow memoir writer and friend, Lynette Davis here with her debut book, her memoir, Even Rain is Just Water – A Memoir of redemption, rejection and revelation.  I endorsed Lynette’s book and I can tell you that it is a heart-wrenching read. Lynette’s story about growing up with an emotionally […]

The Story of My Life – Writing Prompts – Memoir- 10 Things that Sparked Childhood Creativity

Writing Prompts

    Last week I had to go downtown for a doctor’s appointment. After my appointment, instead of heading back home on the subway, I decided to walk a few blocks to our huge shopping center downtown, the Eaton Center. I thought I’d grab myself a latte and have a wander into one of our […]

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