It IS Up To You is a love letter filled with inspirational guidance for children. It celebrates a comprehensive collection of character traits that parents seek to instill in their children: being truthful, brave, courageous, patient, self-confident, and compassionate. Written in rhyme, the story conveys that choices in life are often difficult and challenges must be met head-on.

It IS Up To You was inspired by real-life events when the weakness of others threw her family into a world of turmoil. Having experienced firsthand such upheaval, she sincerely treasures the strength of those who stand up for truth and make miracles happen.

The author lives with her family in Northern Virginia and serves as the Chief Toddler Tantrum Mediator and the Certified Snack Dispenser.