Kim Suhr, Maybe I’ll Learn (Red Bird-Red Oak Writing, 2012, www.kimsuhr.com)

Follow this novice mom as she navigates the joys and challenges of raising kids in the Baby Einstein era. Determined to Do It Right!, she recounts moments that all parents will recognize: from sibling rivalry to overcoming fears to grappling with life’s big questions. Each of these light essays can be read in the time it takes to boil water for mac-n-cheese.

Kim Suhr is a writer, educator and mom who lives in Wisconsin. Her writing has been recognized by the Wisconsin Writers’ Association in their Jade Ring and Florence Lindemann Humor Contests. Her work has appeared in Grey Sparrow Journal, Full of Crow, and Staccato Fiction.