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Find Hope. Grit. and Encouragement with Author Kristin Helms & Photographer Meg Stones New Book!

Grace + Oak Inspiration in Poetry & Photographs, is author Kristin Helms second published book. She and photographer Meg Stone collaborated using captivating photography and soulful thought-provoking poems to help sooth souls during these somewhat dark times.

Their highest hope is to bring peace, beauty, and inspiration into your hearts and homes.

Exclusive Interview

Can you tell me a little bit about your background and journey to writing the book?

Kristin: I’ve been writing professionally since 2013 when I left my corporate marketing career to stay home with my first child. During that time I started a parenting blog as a creative outlet. The growth and success of that blog encouraged me to launch a much bigger site, Tribe Magazine, which started out as a women’s interest publication. Tribe evolved over the years and became a home for mostly parenting-related topics and many contributing writers sharing essays about motherhood. Tribe Magazine was such a special site full of heart-felt sentiments by mothers that I decided to create a local spin-off networking group, Mom Tribe San Diego. Mom Tribe hosted monthly in-person events for moms to connect and enjoy different experiences together.

Simultaneously, I had signed a book deal with Career Press and my first bo