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Join us tonight for the virtual book launch of Brothers, Sisters, Strangers!

VIRTUAL BOOK LAUNCH Join me this evening at a virtual launch for my new book, π˜½π™§π™€π™©π™π™šπ™§π™¨, π™Žπ™žπ™¨π™©π™šπ™§π™¨, π™Žπ™©π™§π™–π™£π™œπ™šπ™§π™¨: π™Žπ™žπ™—π™‘π™žπ™£π™œ π™€π™¨π™©π™§π™–π™£π™œπ™šπ™’π™šπ™£π™© 𝙖𝙣𝙙 π™©π™π™š 𝙍𝙀𝙖𝙙 𝙩𝙀 π™π™šπ™˜π™€π™£π™˜π™žπ™‘π™žπ™–π™©π™žπ™€π™£, hosted by Barbara's Bookstore. Dr. Ramani, a YouTube sensation and expert in toxic relationships, will interview me today 6 to 7 pm (CDT). We will discuss my decades-long estrangement from my only brother and the peace he and I have experienced as a result of ...

New Happy Harper book available on Amazon!

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08WHWSPNN?pf_rd_r=TM6MJ7616EJHGTX96ZBT&pf_rd_p=5ae2c7f8-e0c6-4f35-9071-dc3240e894a8&pd_rd_r=6e8add8e-18d0-4195-b475-ae31923a848b&pd_rd_w=5UDV1&pd_rd_wg=LiEKY&ref_=pd_gw_unk

Brothers, Sisters, Strangers – Now available for pre-order!

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/brothers-sisters-strangers-fern-schumer-chapman/1137365007?ean=9780525561699

Tips to help children understand a socially distant holiday

When people who love each other can’t be together, it’s heartbreaking. And when a child is too young to understand a prolonged cut-off from a beloved relative or friend, everyone hurts.However, the pandemic -- particularly the upcoming holidays -- actually is an opportunity to speak frankly with your young children about the big emotions they feel. Consider the following points as you help young children manage their emotional reactions and ...

New book on sibling estrangement to be released in 2021

Here's a link to pre-order the book: https://www.amazon.com/Brothers-Sisters-Strangers-Estrangement-Reconciliation/dp/0525561692/ref=pd_ybh_a_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=YA4APESZZX1KRHNTVW7V

Local website features neighbors who collaborate on children’s book about COVID-19

https://www.lakebluffstrong.com/post/creative-neighbors-collaborate-on-children-s-book-about-covid-19

Happy Harper Thursdays is now available in hardcover!

We know many of you have been waiting for the hardback version of "Happy Harper Thursdays: A Grandmother's Love for Her Granddaughter during the Coronavirus." We are thrilled to announce it is officially available for purchase. Follow the ordering link below to grab your copy (or three) and have it delivered just in time for Mother's Day! https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/happy-harper-thursdays-fern-schumer-chapman/1136829920?ean=9780996472555

Great gift for Mother’s Day!

Looking for the perfect Mother's Day gift for Mom or Grandma? Look no further! Send your loved ones who are struggling with shelter-in-place restrictions a copy of "Happy Harper Thursdays: A Grandmother's Love for Her Granddaughter during the Coronavirus.” This colorful, delightfully illustrated picture book explains to young children, simply and clearly, why we can’t be with the people we love during the Coronavirus. Think your friends might love this ...
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