Episodes

From a Story in Her Head to 10 Books in Hand: Writing Romance Novels With Author Morgan Rayne

Oct. 3, 2022

"Being an author was always a dream of mine, one that seemed far reaching and unattainable, and then one day I decided to shoot for the stars and I'm glad I did. I have discovered things about myself during this process and …

Unfair and Lovely, A Children's Book Tackling Colorism with Author Mallika Thoppay

Sept. 26, 2022

Author, Educator, Social Advocate, Mom Mallika Thoppay is an educator, social advocate and author. She is a volunteer English teacher to school-aged children residing in rural areas of Karnataka, India. She believes in wome…

Using Humor in Writing for Both Parents and Children with Author JK Coy

Sept. 19, 2022

JK Coy is an author, mom and currently resides in southern California. She has the most adorable and humorous children’s books, from Love you to Pieces Beautiful Monster to a book aimed at expecting women called Because You …

Being Resilient in the Face of Terrible Things - a Children's Book About Trauma with Bethany Walker

Sept. 12, 2022

Bethany Walker is a mom, wife, social worker, and author. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and Julie Hedlund’s 12x12 Picture Book Challenge. Bethany's work was recognized as a finali…

7 Ways to Support Indie Authors

Sept. 5, 2022

Today, I want to talk to you about indie authors. The beautiful creatures that are independent, self-published authors. I am an indie author, some of my best internet friends are indie authors and I’m sure a lot of you liste…

Creating Books That Help Children With Social and Emotional Development With Author R.C. Chizhov

Aug. 29, 2022

RC Chizhov grew up in India, moved to New York in 2005. She has her Masters in Financial Engineering from Columbia University and spent fourteen years actually in the financial services industry, before pursuing her childhoo…

Thunderstorm Sounds for Creating, Reading, Resting and Writing

Aug. 22, 2022

Here's a mental health check. It's been an emotional week or two for me. My 5 year-old best friend (daughter) started kindergarten and my beloved best friend cat of 14 years went to heaven. Sometimes in all the ups and downs…

The Working Mom and Separation Anxiety with Author Christy Limbach

Aug. 15, 2022

Christy is a writer, lawyer, and mother to three little dino-lovers. She knows a little bit about dinosaurs and a lot about separation anxiety. Being a working parent (or a little one with big feelings) is not easy, but Ch…

How to Curate Your Perfect Morning Routine

Aug. 8, 2022

Setting an intentional morning routine really comes down to you waking up early for a reason. A purpose. Don’t just wake up to say you wake up at 5am because it’s what a book (or podcast) told you to do. Have that passion bu…

A Second Book Release, Inspired by Her Children with Author Kathleen Davis

Aug. 1, 2022

Today is the release day of Kathleen Davis' second book, Feathers From Above, and she’s here to discuss how it came to her, with the story inspired by her children. It. Is. Beautiful. Kathleen also shares advice to moms who…

On Being a Teacher, Writer and Adoptive Mother with Author Jessica Gold

July 25, 2022

Jessica has worked in an art museum teaching educational programs, worked for 25 years as an elementary teacher, and now does freelance writing on top of writing children's books and novels. She has more than 10 books being …

How to Overcome Mom Burnout with Dr. Jacqueline Kerr

July 18, 2022

Burnout is real. And here’s how to overcome it. Dr Jacqueline Kerr is a mom, behavior scientist and burnout survivor. She is in the top 1% of most cited scientists worldwide. Dr Kerr left her position as a public health prof…

All Things Spooky: Thriller and Horror Writing with Author V.P. Morris

July 11, 2022

V.P. Morris is an award-winning thriller and horror author based in Connecticut. Her novels, ShadowCast and Dead Ringer are inspired by her interest in criminal psychology. She is a fan of anything dark and spooky. When she …

Little Kids’ Big Lessons, Writing Books on Important Values with Author Kay B

July 4, 2022

Kay a mom of 2, wife, finance professional, and children's book author. Aside from reading, she loves to travel, cook, and spend time with her family. She's originally from New York and currently lives in Texas. As a mom an…

Unique Ways to Create Art With Your Kids

June 27, 2022

These are 5 ideas to get your mind working on a creative goal that works for you and your family. Don’t stay in the box of kids' art going on the fridge and only coming from their crinkled backpack after school. Make art on …

Creating Bilingual Children’s Books with Author Kelle Lima

June 20, 2022

Kelle Lima is an author-illustrator that has worked on the educational field from teaching to creating educational video and board games for children internationally. Coming from Brazil, she also makes sure her native langua…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Self-Publishing with Brittany Ann

June 13, 2022

I’m baaaaaack! And holy cow do I have an episode for you. Buy the Batter Up series - https://www.amazon.com/Batter-Up-Book-ebook/dp/B09FXVD37H/ref=nodl_?dplnkId=0ed9c6c9-dab4-49ad-9eee-68b9b24ebacf Brittany on Instagram - ht…

Season 2 Introduction

June 6, 2022

Hey, my name is Kelli Heil and I’m here to show you that it’s totally possible to do what you love while raising the ones you love. It took me far too long to figure out how to balance my new role of mom while overcoming mom…

My Husband Interviews Me! Closing Season One

May 23, 2022

It's me, Kelli, on the other side of things getting asked the questions this time. My husband, Andrew, asks me about mom life, art life, my journey and why I started the podcast. I'm taking a small break to revamp season 2, …

Broadway, TV, Voice Acting and the Role of Mom with Amanda Leigh Cobb

May 16, 2022

Amanda is an actor, audiobook narrator, podcast host, and mom. She's performed on Broadway with some of the biggest names in the business and even played BABY in the original Nat'l tour of Dirty Dancing. Today, she's an aw…

The Hard Stuff: Book Marketing, Mental Health and Parenting Tiny Humans with Emily Enger

May 9, 2022

Book Marketing Coach Emily Enger Emily Enger began her marketing career when she was only 16 years old. Too goal-oriented to get a typical teen job like waitress or barista, she instead became a communications coordinator fo…

Creating a Nonprofit to Share the Love of Reading All Over the World with Leslie Gang

May 2, 2022

Leslie Gang was born and raised in Long Island New York, where she currently resides with her husband Jason and children Alexandra and Simon. She graduated from Boston University in 2007 with a major in Communications (speci…

Pursuing Her Passion for Fashion and Finding Authenticity with Age with Christine Morrison

April 25, 2022

A freelance writer for more than a decade, Christine’s work centers around her achievements and passions, often as seen through the lens of aging: the fashion business, beauty expertise, and a devotion to wellness and fitnes…

On Being a Lawyer and Author - Showing Kids All Career Choices with Tiffany Obeng

April 18, 2022

Tiffany is a lawyer, a wife and a mother of two small children. She is also the premier author and owner of Sugar Cookie Books publishing imprint. Bearing her son’s name, she created Andrew’s Career Day book series to inspir…

Guest: Tiffany Obeng