My Infertility Story: Episode 1

A new beginning Today, October 15, is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. Like the heartbreaking medical events this day is meant to commemorate—miscarriage, stillbirth, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), and the loss of a newborn—it is an occasion that people rarely talk about. Whether because they feel alone, angry, ashamed, or embarrassed, people who […]

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The Adorable (but Slightly Barky) Puppy

“My little dog – the heartbeat at my feet.” Edith Wharton The adorable (but slightly barky) puppy goes by many names – NaNa, Delilah, Spaniel, Crackers, Bean – but most notable, is Nootsie (yes Nootsie, like Tootsie….Roll). True to her moniker in A Lemon Tree For Wilshire, Nootsie is what we like to call in […]

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When Life Doesn’t Work Out As Planned

“Sometimes when life doesn’t work out as you planned, there is a greater force at work.” Deanna Kahler I’ve always been a Type-A personality, scanning my mental vision board to ensure that I was on the right path. In my younger years, I very innocently thought that as long as I worked hard, loved without […]

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My Top 5 Favourite Books

Today I am counting down my top 5 favourite books OF ALL TIME! What are yours? My mom keeps EVERYTHING, especially all of the things my sister and I collected during our childhood – she still has our bicycles sitting in the garage! One of her greatest keepsakes, though, are the children’s books that my […]

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Welcome To My Website

I’m thrilled to have the opportunity to share my book, A Lemon Tree For Wilshire, with you and your family.  My philosophy to story-telling is to create fun, imaginative and timeless stories with characters and scenarios that children can easily relate to and endeavour to be like. I believe strongly that reading to children is […]

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