We got 10 visitors for my daughter's birthday – caterpillars! Just
like in The Very Hungry Caterpillar, these critters start out tiny as a pin
head and are huge (in a small sense) within a week. Then the calls from down the stairs begin, “Mom, one is in
I have been lax on my blog this year, but I’ve never gone a
whole month without posting…and it’s May 31 st ! A true procrastinator
like me just can’t resist the challenge of a deadline. I was considering the other day why I always gravitate towards boy char...
For my 7yo, hearing she couldn’t go to Take Your Child to
Work Day at daddy’s office until she turned eight was, well, horrifically
painful, soul-torturing, complete and total devastation. Everyone was doing it. She turned to me for
options. “Can I stay hom...
4 Signs a Writer Hasn’t
Been Writing 1. Butt cheek indentations missing in writing chair. 2. Spring cleaning nearly done, and it’s still winter. 3. The laundry is done. All of it. 4 Writer can be found dressed as bacon while playing Subway
Surf. I’ve snap...
Whatever your views are about the Common Core, I have to say
there is definitely a lot of focus on writing! My daughter’s first grade class
had Writers Workshop and even had a special event for parents to hear their
opinion pieces. (I learned A LOT about wh...
- WritingWriter, 2012 - present
- Procter & GambleFinance Manager, 1999 - 2010
Lauri Meyers is a children's writer living part-time in New Jersey and part-time in the fantasy worlds she builds in her head. She is a member of the SCBWI. She enjoys laughing until her sides hurt and making other people laugh until organic milk squirts out of everyone's noses. She left corporate finance due to the infrequency of milk fountains.
- The Ohio State UniversityFinance, 1995 - 1999
- Unioto High School1995