The Story Begins
You just have to step into your dream
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This is a safe space to find inspiration, encouragement, laughter, joy, and hope.
I started my writing journey 13 years ago when my husband and I moved overseas. It was beautiful therapy to write about life in different places to share with family and friends.
In 2017, after we returned home from our travels around the world, I wrote a poem for my dad as a gift for his 80th birthday. A few short months later, that poem birthed The Dream Tree about a little boy, a dog, and the gift of dreaming.
The Dream Tree and other stories to come are playfully inspired by real life experiences using imagination and seeing life through a child's eyes.
A little saying I used to tell our children each day as they left the house was, "Be wise, use good judgement, and do the right thing." Now our children are grown and this little saying has been passed on to our grandchildren. May it be a guide for you throughout your day and life.
Be well friends - mind, heart and body. Thank you for being you!
You have a gift. So today, make your dream into reality!
“You’re off to great places, today is your day. Your mountain is waiting, so get on your way.”
- Dr. Seuss
Please drop us an email if you'd like Bridged to visit your school, classroom, library, retail store, or community club in person or virtually. She's happy to share the dream with you!
Click on the green button to order your copy through Mascot Books Publishing.
Bridged Atkins is extremely grateful and excited to share her latest work, The Dream Tree, a children's storybook with beautiful illustrations by Maria Ballarin and published by Mascot Books. This nostalgic story is inspired by her father's mission to give his children a better childhood than his own by dreaming big and never giving up.
The Dream Tree is available to purchase at the following outlets:
Directly through Bridged at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mascot Books Publishing - Online OR email Orders@mascotbooks.com to order Internationally outside the US and Canada.
Village Books - Online and in-store Bellingham & Lynden, WA
Barnes and Noble - Online
In-store Boutique Purchase
Living Pantry - Blaine and Bellingham, WA
The Loft at Camano Commons Marketplace - (upstairs in Art studio) Camano Island, WA
Alder&Co - (children's section) Raymond, WA
Reading Tutor App
Read.a.bil.i.ty - Smart Reading & Comprehension Learning App
"It's your turn to dream big and remember to never give up on yourself." - Bridged Atkins
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