Throughout her twenty-year career in writing and promotion, Diane Fromme has made use of her communication degree from Stanford University. Subjects that pique her interest include parenting, family stories, and interpersonal relationships. She frequently writes about the ways in which social interactions and family dynamics affect the quality of our lives. Currently, you can find her personal essays in Matter: A Journal of Literature, Art, and Movement; in the anthology Pulse of the River: Colorado Writers Speak for the Endangered Cache la Poudre; and at the Successful Stepfamilies website, www.SuccessfulStepfamilies.com.
Diane’s nonfiction book project, Stepparenting the Grieving Child, advises and encourages stepparents living with a child whose parent has died. She is actively seeking a publisher for this book. Diane also authors Mama J's Parenting Posts, a three-days-a-week blog about raising girls. This site features stepparenting information every Wednesday.
Diane is a proud-yet-humbled stepmother who has watched her stepdaughter, stepson and husband move through fourteen years of grief and growth. She and her husband Brian also have a young daughter of their own. The challenges of parenting and stepparenting continue to deepen Diane’s interest in family studies.
Diane lives and writes in Fort Collins, Colorado, where she also pursues her personal passions: cycling, swimming, working with young people, and coordinating international exchange students.