Shannon M. Dean

Shannon M. Dean

Shannon M. Dean specializes in writing about families. Her son recently enthusiastically replied “Cool mom!” when she confided her dream of writing fiction.


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    Putting Yourself On The Shelf? Parental Permission To Get A Life!

    Don’t expect any alarms to go off when you turn your back on the things you once loved now that you have children. Most parents are unaware of any conscious decision to put their pre-parenting dreams on hold. It’s easy to ignore the persistent tug at your heart as you rush past the tennis court, pass open mike night, or pack away manuscripts. You … [Read more...]