My name is Dana Edwards. I’m a mom of two kids (22-year-old daughter and 16-year-old son) and I’ve been married for 29 years! And yes, I believe I deserve a trip to Italy next year to celebrate. (In case a certain someone is reading this.)

I’ve been in education for 30 years (as a high school teacher, elementary and high school counselor, and a college professor). I have a Ph.D. in Counseling and once upon a time, I had all the answers…

and then I had children. While the degree, and learning that came with it, often comes in handy when navigating through life, it’s often glaringly apparent how imperfect I am.  Luckily, I’m a pretty quick learner.

I also write stories for kids! I’ve written one about a kid with Asperger’s-like behaviors who loves baseball and another one about a girl who’s lost her hope in good things happening to the people she cares about.

Then there’s this other one about a girl who teams up with a retired Marine general and a lady with Alzheimer’s to solve a bank robbery. I know. I know.

You can read about others here.

I’m hoping these stories will find a publisher so kids can tell me what they think about them.

My hope is that the blog will be a place to  share the lessons I’ve learned (and continue to learn). But most importantly, I hope it will provide a small respite from the challenges of life – yours and mine. Every now and then, I’ll share a Parenting Pearl, a Marriage Mint, a Life Lesson, and a recipe or cooking tip that just might help improve your day.

My goal is to post once a week or once a month or once a …

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I hope you’ll come along, read, comment, and most importantly – learn with me.

You can also reach me by email – Edwards15@comcast.net

And follow me on Twitter – @DanaLEdwards

I blog about school counseling and school things at gocounseling.wordpress.com


2 thoughts on “About”

  1. Small world–I teach at a high school, write during the summer, revise during the year, and met Tricia at a SCBWI conference critique.
    Best wishes on your writing adventures!
    Blue Skies-
    Cricket Muse

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