Author Archives: The Daring One

This is My Jam

TweetThis is my jam. It was a hot jam but now it’s a cool jam. It is definitely a slow jam. It took several hours yesterday to make. Since Magoo eats jam like some people breathe air, I decided to … Continue reading

Posted in aspirations, dancing, Friendship, scaring the neighbors | 4 Comments

To Market To Market

TweetSo, if writing a new book is like a honeymoon and editing it is like going to marriage therapy, then marketing a book is like begging your friends to tell everyone in person and online how awesome your marriage is … Continue reading

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Layoff

TweetThursday morning I was talking with Dan about my book and how many copies I wanted to order myself. 100? 500? He looked a bit squirmish and said, “Maybe we should wait and see what happens today. Microsoft just announced … Continue reading

Posted in around town, blick, he's so fine he blows my mind, Honesty of Children, scaring the neighbors, What Thompsons Do, work, world domination | 20 Comments

Good News

TweetThe good news is that there’s more good news than bad news, more kind people than mean. With a tiny shift in focus, you’ll make this your reality. [read more at HowDoesShe.com]

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Bust a Prayer Printable

TweetI’ve been blogging for almost nine years now. I know, kids. I am the oldest Daring Young Mom ever. That was before Instagram was a thing. It was back when you’d say, “I blog,” and people would cock their heads … Continue reading

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Hot Heat

Tweet It is stinkin’ hot here! Ahem. “forseattle,” she coughs into her hand. In the Seattle area, we tend to worship the sun until we actually feel the sun and then we shrink and hide from it and ask each … Continue reading

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