The Canada Song

I wrote this song a very long time ago, when my daughter, Erin, was in grade 2. (She’s now a grown up woman – how did that happen?!) I used to go into her class and sing songs every week. I think I was asked if I was up for the challenge of writing a…

The next phase

Teaching at an inner-city community school is an all-consuming kind of job. Especially, I think, being the music teacher and volunteer drama coach/musical theatre director. There’s no such thing as ‘down time’ i.e. “silent reading”. I’m always ‘ON’. We just finished our Spring Production, which was a blast! (Space Pirates – by Beat by Beat…

Step 2, and 3 and 4 and…

So… my first book HAD to be the poem, ‘Please Don’t Go in the Dryer’. I loved listening to it on my CD – it made me laugh out loud so many times. I even performed it, quite a few times, as part of my children’s show. I got a big yellow dryer made out of…

My first children’s book!

I’ve always been a voracious reader. Books were my constant companions growing up in a childhood full of love, hardship and lots of change. Later, as a mother, my own children practically devoured books from a very early age (we would take out as many books as we could on all 3 of our library…