Nice piece in May issue of LA Parent Magazine about my book, IS THAT THE SHIRT YOU’RE WEARING?
Summertime. Your kids love it, but do you?
You don’t have to answer that. Instead, sit back and live vicariously through Kristen Hansen Brakeman, a La Cañada mom of three daughters and author of “Is That the Shirt You’re Wearing???,” a humorous book that chronicles her family’s shenanigans over two summers.
“Normally, I would write when the kids were at school because my job was a freelance job, and my husband was the main breadwinner,” says Brakeman, who also works as a TV producer. “When the summers came, I thought, ‘Oh God, it’s summertime, they’re going to be here all the time. I’m not going to get anything done.’”
But she did. Snatching little moments of time, Brakeman picked up her pen and chronicled the joys and woes of two summers. ...(more)