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Join Jamie for Storytime at Barnes & Noble - Bridgeport Village

July 31, 2022

Jamie will be reading Tangled Up and a few of her other favorites at Barnes and Noble at Bridgeport Village in Tigard, Oregon. Join her in person on July 31, 2022, at 2 pm!

Listen to Jamie on The Balanced Parent Podcast with Dr. Laura Frozen, PhD

August 9, 2022

The Balanced Parent podcast is where overwhelmed stressed out and disconnected parents go to find tools, mindset shifts and practices to help them stop yelling at the people they love and start connecting on a deeper level, all delivered with heaping doses of grace and compassion.

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Watch Jamie on Read with Carylee

April 2, 2022

The Read with Carylee Show brings the love of literature to children and gives
a peek behind the scenes by evoking the joy of reading, helping children
interact with authors, and displaying the hidden talent of these authors who
may be living in your community.

Be the Sparkle

Coming Soon!

Jamie's second children's book is almost here! 


The world can be a scary place. But if we work together, there are sparkles to be found everywhere.

Research shows that frightening news and scary current events can negatively affect a child’s emotional and cognitive development and mental health by causing fear, anxiety, and stress. Be the Sparkle teaches young readers they are not alone and shows them positive ways to respond when the world feels dark. The release date is set for the fall of 2022! 

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Check Out Jamie's children's book, Tangled Up

Published March 2021

 Studies show that one in six kids between the ages of two- and eight-years-old have a behavioral, mental, or developmental disorder. It can be scary to navigate this world as a parent, but experiencing this as a young child can be even scarier.

Tangled Up lessens the fear of the unknown and shines a positive, peaceful light on therapy and mental health. It colorfully shows how the beautiful threads of us can become tangled, and how counselors and therapists are here to help us twirl bravely through life.

Tangled Up Wins Finalist In the American Fiction Awards!

August, 2021

Tangled Up is an Award Finalist in the Children's Book: Hardcover Fiction category, and Children's Mind/Body/Spirit category of the 2021 American Fiction Awards!


The American Fiction Awards (AFA) are a new specialty book awards focused on honoring excellence in fiction. They are located in the heart of Los Angeles, and have the unique advantage of gaining access to both the publishing and entertainment industries like no other book award program currently operating.

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Tangled Up Wins Purple Dragonfly Book Award!

August, 2021


Tangled Up earned Honorable Mention in the Picture Books 6 & Older, Health, and New Author categories at the 2021 Purple Dragonfly Book Awards!


The Purple Dragonfly Awards is a worldwide book competition that was created in 2009 to celebrate the best in children's books.

 

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