Thursday, November 24, 2016

Can You Survive the Pain of Losing a Child?

Mary L. Schmidt is an artist and author of 12 books, including her inspiring memoir When Angels Fly.

When you listen to her interview, it will grip at your heart strings.  Cry with her as she shares her story and relates with so many who have lost a child -- Mary lost two little angels and understands the pain.


When Angels Fly is the story about a woman who was able to rise above an extremely abusive childhood and marriage, to learn faith, love, and motherhood from her own son’s courageous fight with cancer.

It provides an illuminating example of how women who are in physically, mentally and emotionally abusive relationships can successfully escape even in the most challenging of times. 


SALE:  When Angels Fly is on sale for only 99 cents!



Listen to Mary's heart-wrenching but inspiring story here:







It also warns of how the actions of medical professionals can be a soothing balm or a deadly arrow.  The story draws the reader into the life of a mother and her wonderful little boy who is strong beyond his years and who leaves a lasting impression on all who knew him.










She pursued her career in writing after retiring as a registered nurse, who won the coveted Leora B. Stroup Bachelor of Science in Nursing Award for outstanding clinical performance.  

After her memoir, she produced an Art Picture book featuring her own works of art, a cookbook, and the eight children's books.

Her children's books are inspired by issues that are important to her:  molestation, abuse, and bullying.

She is a Member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators: The international professional organization for writers and illustrators of children’s literature, and Sigma Theta Tau International: The Honor Society of Nursing, which is the second-largest nursing organization in the world with approximately 135,000 active members.








In The Big Cheese Festival, we meet Stubby Mouse and his family and friends. We learn that Stubby Mouse has a secret, that he is being bullied by another mouse, simply because his tail is short. Read how Stubby Mouse stood up for himself, and how he ended the bullying, in this delightful story for children.














Suzy Has A Secret teaches young children about personal safety and body ownership. Children learn how to identify safe adults.  This book shows how parents, and educators, can talk to children about personal safety. Children learn about bad touch and good touch, and how their body belongs to them. 






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