Tomorrow is launch day!

March 22, 2022 has been on my calendar for months. Tomorrow, The Kindness Machine officially releases into the world! Thank you to everyone who has already preordered. I hope you enjoy your copy and read it often. Please share pictures on social media and use #thekindnessmachine. I would love to read your review on AmazonContinue reading “Tomorrow is launch day!”

1 Book. 50 States. Sharing Kindness.

If you have been reading for awhile, you know that I LOVE Free Little Libraries. In 2019, my husband, kids and I built a little library that is in front of the elementary school where I teach. My goal is to have The Kindness Machine in one little library, in all 50 states by MayContinue reading “1 Book. 50 States. Sharing Kindness.”

Apparently We Can’t Stop KINDNESS!

The Kindness Machine officially launches on March 22, 2022. BUT! It has a mind of its own! Yesterday a few people started receiving their preorder copies and I absolutely love it! We can’t stop kindness! If you were one of the lucky early birds, please STOP WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND LISTEN! I hope youContinue reading “Apparently We Can’t Stop KINDNESS!”

Thank you!

Thank you so much for an exciting pre-order day on Saturday! The Kindness Machine is one step closer to being in your hands and being shared around the world. I was absolutely blown away by the support this past weekend. Each like, share, comment, text and call were so appreciated. If I haven’t responded toContinue reading “Thank you!”

World Kindness Day!

Happy World Kindness Day! Let’s pause and think about this for a minute. This is a holiday for every single person in the entire world! Oh! I just love that. On this day, I’d like to remind you to do something kind for others, but also to do something kind for yourself. This has beenContinue reading “World Kindness Day!”

“How can I help?”

I have had a shocking number of people ask me, “How can I help promote your book, The Kindness Machine?” First of all, THANK YOU SO MUCH! Below are a few easy steps that would really make a difference. My goal is that this book provides a continuous kindness ripple throughout homes and classrooms aroundContinue reading ““How can I help?””

Meet Author Rachel Tomlinson

Happy Monday! Sit back, relax and enjoy all of the absolute beauty in Rachel Tomlinson’s book, Teaching Kids to Be Kind – A Guide to Raising Compassionate and Caring Children. THIS is the book that all new parents and new teachers need. Yes, it is nice to know “what to expect when you’re expecting” andContinue reading “Meet Author Rachel Tomlinson”

First book event

Happy Monday! Last weekend, my husband and I attended our first book event! We were invited to set up a table at a local corn maze. This year, the corn maze spelled out BE KIND. After the event, I found out that the message in the maze was to honor a young man who thisContinue reading “First book event”

Random Acts of Kindness

Last week I had a giveaway on my Instagram page. Part of the giveaway rules were to list your favorite act of kindness. The examples given were incredible and I feel that I have to share them here for everyone to read: RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS Surprising someone with their favorite snack Leaving someone aContinue reading “Random Acts of Kindness”

Women In Publishing Summit

In last week’s post I mentioned attending the Women in Publishing Summit. This was a virtual conference held March 2-6, 2021 with a culminating finale on March 8 which was International Women’s Day! The conference had a combination of live sessions and prerecorded trainings. The summit was broken into fiction, nonfiction, children’s and general informationContinue reading “Women In Publishing Summit”