What If You Could Change the World . . .

Cape Elizabeth, Maine – What if you could change the world? What if you listened to the questions that bounce around your brain? What if answering those questions changed life for nearly every person on the planet? What if you hit roadblocks along the way? What if you didn’t give up but took a new… Read more »

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The Cover is Here! The Cover is HERE! THE COVER IS HERE!

  Cape Elizabeth, Maine – I don’t know what the UPS driver’s day was like before he pulled up out front. I’d been expecting him. My editor, the amazing Holly West, had told me that Advanced Reader Editions of our book, Google It: A History of Google, were en route. But as soon as I… Read more »

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Chain Reaction

On Friday nights at my house, we tuck in with a good book, a great TV show, and a roaring fire in the fireplace. And on one particular Friday night, I looked at my 5 and 8-year-old and said, “let’s watch Reading Rainbow. We could use a little LeVar right about now. Am I right or… Read more »

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Toys They’ll Play with 365 days a Year!

Cape Elizabeth, Maine -It is a huge bummer when you spend good money on a toy that gets played with once. Huge. Expensive. Bummer. But fear not, my friends. Here is a list of toys that your kids will actually play with 365 days a year. These super toys do exist. Out of all the toys in… Read more »

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Tales from the Trenches: My in-library Mommy FAIL

Ever read a blog post that just stops you in your tracks? That’s how I felt when when I read a post from Children’s book author and former teacher, Cynthia Lord.  I didn’t even make it to the last word before I shouted out “Amen!” And then I spread her gospel on Twitter. It was that … Read more »

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Update: How YOU and Jack are saving precious lives!

Maine – Eighty-thousand dollars. I’ll just give you a second to let that sink in. And maybe I can find the words to express our gratitude. Because that’s how much money was raised in a single day for the New York Presbyterian’s Perinatology Fund. EIGHTY-THOUSAND DOLLARS. That’s a lot of money and it’s going to… Read more »

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Jack Changes Everything: Meet our Miracle

Cape Elizabeth, Maine – I noticed a missed call from my brother, Tim, in the middle of the work day. As I picked up my phone, he texted. “Call me. 911” I called immediately. He could hardly get the words out. His wife, Kelsey, was having an emergency C-section. He was in a taxi, rushing… Read more »

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