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It’s back to school time! But not back to bullying. Learn how parents of all races and incomes can immunize their children in Louise Hart’s back to school article.

The Bullying Antidote focuses on solutions. Parents will evolve.” — Dr. Laura Markham

The Bullying Antidote
is a well-researched resource for practical positive parenting skills that can help kids of all ages avoid the bullying dynamic forever. Now booking workshops for parents and teachers of pre-schoolers to teens!

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“You can stop looking now. If you are looking for the definitive book on bullying, you have found it.” — Kristin L. Roush, Ph.D., Life Coach, Psychology Professor

More Books by Kristen  |  Ask Kristen to Speak  |  The Lighter Side

The Uniquest Author Reading Ever


There is no describing my experience reading at The Literary Foolery Cabaret in San Francisco…I must show it!

In between clowny bits in which Gretchen is longing for a prince and Dr. Schmidt is trying to convince her otherwise, a wonderful musican named Josh Cook played some beautiful songs, and the smartest monkey in the world demonstrated his skills, I was interviewed:

And I did a little reading: Read the rest of this entry

Office. Space.


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I just won a scholarship to the Impact Hub in Oakland! Aaah, I love my new office space. Now that there’s no dog who requires hourly door-opening service, I can leave the house for hours on end. Co-working at the Hub is being alone with a lot of focused people, none of whom are barking at the door or otherwise asking me to do things. I get a lot of work done here!

So don’t come visit me (actually, do… it’s a lovely office and community center)…I’m writing!

Help a Sister Step on Out!


I need to do some fundraising if I am to get myself to the Preservation Ball, where the Decobelles will be getting a preservation award! Will you subscribe to my charm & beauty book for $10 and help a sister out? 

Dance Like a DecoBelle

coverInspired by Alma Archer’s popular series from the 1930s, How to Be Smart and Charming, this is the first book in the “DecoBelle Series.” I was a founding member of the DecoBelles historic dance troupe and am writing this series to entertain and enlighten current, former and future DecoBelles, Deco Dames, and anyone who loves Art Deco Era women’s culture.

Each chapter will contain a lively essay, charming illustrations, and prescriptives by actual DecoBelles. Topics include:

  • Busby & Esther, Cyd & Ginger
  • Human Cheesecake
  • Designing the Dance
  • Dance Card Management
  • Balls of Gold

Subscribe to Dance Like a DecoBelle for only $10 and receive new chapters via email, plus a copy of the complete ebook when finished.