Meet Dawn

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Welcome!  I'm so glad you're here.  I'm Dawn.  I live near Seattle, a place of mountains, water, lots of green, and rain.  I'm learning to trust in Jesus and I write about it here. I'm an author, wife, mom, and friend.  Faith and family are my passions.  I also love coffee (yeah, a cliche Seattle girl).  I taught second grade in public school, and later, my own kids at home.  Currently, they both go to public school.  Now I'm a stay-at-home mom who's finding a little more time for other things- like writing, barre class, reading, and meeting friends for coffee.  At least during school hours- after that, you'll most likely find me in my car, driving kids around. 

Family

My husband Derek and I have been married for nineteen years.  He's a tech guy who loves to run, bike, and swim in his free time.  My son is thirteen.  He a tech guy too, just like his Dad, and he likes to play football and basketball.  My daughter is seventeen.  She's a dancer, busy with all the things a high school student does, and she's a talented artist, too.    There's also Genevieve.  She's a poodle.  My kids claim that she's my "favorite child".  Of course she isn't.  But she is kind of perfect (except when she eats books).  I started a blog called Renaissance Mama in 2007, where I mostly wrote about them.  Through that, I discovered that I really love writing.  That blog was printed into a book at the beginning of 2014, and then I took the blog down, in deference to my children's growing need for privacy as they get older.  

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Work with Me

Thank you for your interest in partnering with me.  I'm happy to talk about working together in the following areas:

  • freelance writing
  • advertising
  • reviews

To request a media kit and rates please email me at dawn(dot)klinge@gmail.com