Castellan the Black and his Wise Draconic Tips on Looking After Grandchildren #BrainfluffCastellanthe Black #WiseDragonicTipsonChildcare #PickyEaters


Make sure the pesky dragonets understand they’re to do what they’re told, rather than follow your example…

Castellan the Black, mighty dragon warrior, features in my short story Picky Eaters, written to provide a humorous escape from all the stuff that isn’t happening on Wyvern Peak… All proceeds for the duration of its publishing life are donated to mental health charities.

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Book 2 in Perceptions of Glass series

I could hardly wait for the sequel to Jay’s book, Watching Glass Shatter. I had followed the dysfunctional Glass family wondering about a strange letter the father had left behind. The new book, Hiding Cracked Glass also revolves around a letter, a threatening, blackmail letter. Unfortunately, the adresse’s name is blurred, so we are not sure whom the threat is toward. Olivia, the matriarch of the family, both my favorite and least favorite character in this series assumes the threat is made towards her; but is it? It could be made toward any member of the family, for this is a family that keeps secrets.

The letter’s arrival happens right in the “middle of things,” where and when Cudney’s catastrophes usually occur–right at the worst possible moment. In the next eight hours, all hell breaks loose, complete with misassumptions and miscommunications galore. A…

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Like TV programming in the 60s, Saturday mornings on this blog are reserved for kids. Today’s recommendation is for kids eight and up, as well as a few husbands who could learn a few things. LOL

Practical advice for anyone who wants to function like a grownup in order to be trusted and treated like one.

As the author says in her introduction. “We swear we’re not trying to turn you into a premature adult! We don’t want you trudging around in a small suit with a briefcase…” but what Newman IS trying to do is help kids get the respect they deserve by earning it.

Character building things like “How to Bring a Little Sunshine to Older Folks” and “How to Be a Welcome Guest” are interspersed with practical things like the following:

My Better Half could take a lesson here.

Hmmmm, the diagrams here would hep My Better…

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