Well I am a mother of 8 and grandmother 21. I always wanted a big family. Maybe it was due to me coming from a large family, a family of 4 by my mother. She is one of 25. So family is very important for us. Holidays, birthdays, weddings, family reunion and even funerals are looked upon as opportunities to get together.
2. What’s your favorite book?
Great Expectations, The Hardy Boys and Nancy Drew.
3. Who is your favorite author?
4. What inspired you to want to write your book?
When I look around and see how much of my generation are doing things unthinkable. Then the next generations are following suit. You have to ask yourself. What has gone wrong? Then I realized how blessed I was as a child to have had this network of family structure in my life.
I did not have an easy life. My mother raised me and my other three siblings by herself but not alone. There was her parents, brothers, sisters, good neighbors, church and Jesus our foundation. This structure was lacking for many of my peers and even more so in this present generation.
Where we see the mentality of having a baby is a decision based on flipping a coin, he’s so cute. He will make a cute baby for me and maybe even have a reality show. I would like to do my part of bringing back family values by first injecting self-awareness, self-value, self-worth, self-standards and goals, then self-achievements.
I hope to inspire these treasures through books, imagination, and arts and gifts. See I too have made many mistakes along my journey and even now. But the way I look at it is: Each one of us are responsible for what we can do and don't do. I might not be able to do what others can, but what I can I should. We All Can Do Our Part.