Author Archives: janelleevans

About janelleevans

I'm a sleep deprived mother of three. I create young adult novels from the voices in my head.

What matters most…

Sometimes the only way to know what really matters most in our lives is have it taken away. A few weeks ago my youngest son was hurt on the football field. He was running the ball and ended up being … Continue reading

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Our youngest – stealing “thunder” everywhere he goes.

My oldest son is an oddity. I’ve never met anyone who is more gracious and aware of others, even when no one would blame him for being a little selfish. This week my son received a call to serve a … Continue reading

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Ooo those siblings…

Mark Twain once wrote, “Familiarity breeds contempt—and children.”  Unfortunately, sometimes this is true, being part of a family can be difficult. In a family with six siblings, including myself, bickering was a daily issue.  We fought over toys, chores, T.V. … Continue reading

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Worth the read: The Theory of Insanity

I haven’t recommended a book in a long time, but Theory of Insanity by Rick Newberry is worth talking about. This adult fiction starts out with the main character dying, but it is far from the end of the story … Continue reading

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Clueless and not ashamed to admit it

I spoke to a room full of girls over the weekend. My focus was on the importance of recognized that everyone you meet has something they can teach you. I shared with them an experience I recently had with a … Continue reading

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Relationship 101: Are they willing to climb back in?

Along this road of blogging I’ve given relationship advice many times, but finding the right kind of boy for you can be a tricky trial and error for any girl to navigate. A few weeks ago my husband reminded me … Continue reading

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A blip of unplanned fun

Did you miss my post last week? Nope, it didn’t magically disappear. I did something I’ve never done before. I took my family on an unplanned vacation—and it was awesome! My oldest son came home and told us he didn’t … Continue reading

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