Thanks so much to a talented writer and fellow blogger, Chel Owens, for her kind and supportive write-up of my book. If you are a fan of poetry and short stories, then please check out her blog. https://chelowens.com/ Even though I’m not a poet, I enjoy reading her regular A Mused Poetry contest selections. I see big things on the horizon for Chel, and I’m glad to be following her blog. I recommend you do the same.
If you haven’t met Pete Springer yet, you are in for a treat. Genuinely kind and encouraging, driven to recognize and appreciate others, and humble to a fault; he is the sort of human we need representing our species should aliens ask to speak with our leader.
What does that have to do with people calling him “Mom?” Pete worked as an elementary school teacher for 31 years. After retirement, he wrote a book. And, I read it.
In true Pete fashion, he wrote in order to help others. His non-fiction They Call Me Mom is chock-full of advice and instruction for teachers of all levels. He’s included plenty of his own experiences, admonitions, and the occasional touching or humorous anecdote.
One story, about a girl from a family being raised by a single mother, brought me to happy-tears. That same story is also on his blog:…
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