From my earliest memories I was carting around a baby doll and being Mommy to her. I added more dolls over the years and though I had goals to be a business woman (I grew up in the 70s and 80s) I also really wanted to be a mom. I like taking care of people. When I got married young I knew I had a choice, I could work on my career which at that point was still nebulous. I wasn't sure what I wanted to do...I considered accountant, teacher, advertising executive and anything else that struck my fancy in college but one thing I always knew was I wanted to be a mom. So I started my family first.
I thought if I have my family then I have a good solid base to start from and I was right. Having my
It's been twenty years since I made my first sale. The book didn't come out until October of 1997 but I made the sale in March of 1996.
Sometimes I think that I couldn't have writing without my kids. They have provided me over the years with so much inspiration and emotional growth.
I'll announce the winner on next month's blog.
Last month's blog winner is...petite! Please email me at kathy @katheringarbera.com (no spaces) to claim your prize.