What a difference one year makes! Yes, ONE year ago today, Little Lamb Books officially launched into the publishing industry. 12 months ago, we threw open our doors and invited authors of picture books and middle grade or young adult novels to

2016 looks like it will be a busy year for us, and we are super excited by the many activities, events, pitch parties, and more filling up the calendar. Our first big event will be my visit to DFW Writers Conference

It's the Day After Christmas. The gifts have been opened. The food has been eaten (well, except for a few cookies you've been holding back for today!). Your guests have started to return home. And, you're feeling a bit overwhelmed by the mess and

It's the week of Christmas! Only 5 more days until the pitter-patter of feet rushing toward stuffed stockings, decorated trees, and warm kitchens (coffee anyone?!). In the background you might also have on the annual holiday parade or Christmas tunes

Are you thankful for right now? Are you living in the present as opposed to the past? Are you taking in the moment or waiting for the future to start living your life? Be thankful for right now. Today. Do you often

I am so thankful for Education. I love learning. I am a perpetual student. I still take classes whenever I can work one into my schedule. And, I loved teaching. Fifteen years of my life I spent teaching middle school and

"And my God will supply all your needs according to His glorious riches in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:19 When my Nana was alive, she prayed about everything from losing her keys to remembering a piece of information to her health. She

I am giving thanks today for my Family, specifically my relatives, including grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and more. I am thankful for the memories I have of growing up with an immediate sense of belonging. I was a member of

Today, I am thankful for America, our current military men and women who protect our freedoms, and to all the Veterans who have sacrificed so much by traveling near and far to represent us in peace and in war. Today, on

I am thankful for photography. Photographs. Pictures. Photos. Images. Snapshots. Portraits. Prints. Candids. I have been obsessed with photography since I was a child. I loved picture books. I thrived on visual entertainment, such as movies and theater performances, and I

For the longest time I took rest for granted. When I was single and teaching, my weekends were spent cleaning, running errands, hanging with friends, and sleeping until noon. I took for granted that resting would always be available. Today, I'm

I love music. I love the lyrics, melodies, rhythms. I love the stories, the emotions, and the connections that music gives us. I love the artistry, the musicianship, and the variety of music. I can't say that I honestly love

β€œFaith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things unseen.” Hebrews 11:1 This has been my favorite scripture verse since I can remember. From my innocent childhood to fire-tested maturity, my faith has traveled the hills and valleys

This past Monday, October 12, I was honored to not only attend the 14th Annual Celebration of Reading hosted by the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy, but to also have Little Lamb Books sponsor eight (8) teachers for the

Donating to a cause is a personal thing. We choose people, groups, companies and causes to donate to because of our life experiences, our friends' recommendations, a community's need, a family member's request. There are causes for everything from health