everything you ever wanted : a memoir

I recently finished Jillian Lauren’s latest book, everything you ever wanted, a riveting memoir about her journey into motherhood. Initially, I was interested in the book because of her story as it related to mine : she and her husband adopted an Ethiopian child with special needs. But, as I was reading through the pages, […]

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Book Review : All I Can Handle, I’m No Mother Theresa

(Author Kim Stagliano and her family) A few years after Arizona was born, I started thinking about baby #2. I was just coming up for air and thought it might be time to “give” Arizona a sibling. I have 4 siblings myself and always wanted a big family. But, there was a risk of having […]

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A is for Arizona

(Me and My Girl in Rhode Island, Summer 2012) I’m working on my first book. I actually came up with the title and premise of the book a few years ago, in the middle of an acupuncture session as I was trying to rid my body of stress and anxiety. The title, “A is for […]

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