Archive for August, 2015

  • Censoring your children’s media: A Mormon writer’s perspective

    Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

    Recently my sister-in-law asked my opinion on if she should allow her twelve year-old daughter to read The Hunger Games. Censoring children’s reading is one of my favorite topics so I was happy to give my opinion. Since I write young adult novels and read a lot, I am more liberal about what I feel […]

  • Current occupation: Homemaker

    Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

    My daughter was filling out a job application and needed to list my current occupation. I told her to put homemaker. She said, “Is that a code for staying at home with your kids?” When I first had children I would put housewife on forms, but for a while now I’ve put homemaker. I noticed […]