Credentials

  • 2013 ASCAP Plus Award
  • 2013 Best of the Year Family Review Center Award
  • 2013 Parents’ Choice Recommended Award
  • 2013 Gold Family Review Center Award
  • 2011 Parents’ Choice Silver Honors Award
  • 2008 Parents’ Choice Award
  • Selected as one of the Women of the Year by New Orleans CityBusiness Magazine!
  • 2007 National Parenting Publications Award
  • 2007 Parents’ Choice Award
  • 2007 iParenting Media Award
  • 2007 Imagination Award for Imagination and Vision
  • SouthernArtistry Registry
  • 2005 Parents’ Choice Award
  • 2005 National Parenting Publications Award
  • 2005 Family Review Center Award
  • 2005 iParenting Media Award
  • 2005 Family Choice Award
  • 2003 Parent’s Guide To Children’s Media Award
  • 2003 iParenting Media Award
  • 2003 Honors National Parenting Publications Award
  • (The Second Line) Best of 2003 by Nick, Jr. Magazine
  • 2002 Honors National Parenting Publications Award
  • 2002 Recommended Parents’ Choice Award
  • 2001 Recommended Parents’ Choice Award
  • 2001 Parents’ Guide To Children’s Media Award
  • 1999 Silver Parents’ Choice Award
  • Who’s Who of American Women
  • Louisiana Touring Directory
  • Louisiana Artist Roster
  • Forty Under Forty, Gambit Weekly Magazine
  • Thirty People To Watch In 2000, New Orleans Magazine
  • Haiku International Association Honorable Mention Award
  • Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Southern Louisiana University, 1984

 Affiliations

  • Member, National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS)
  • Member, Daughters of the American Revolution
  • First Families of Louisiana
  • Member, Louisiana Canary Islanders Heritage Society
  • Member, Haiku Society of America (HSA)
  • Cofounder, New Orleans Haiku Society (NOHS)
  • Member, Society of Children’s Book Writer & Illustrators, National and New Orleans Chapter (SCBWI)
  • Former Board Member, The Children’s Music Network (CMN)
  • Former Vice President and Cofounder, Independent Children’s Artist Network (ICAN)