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Experience the bestseller that has sparked the conversation of love around the world!

Welcome! Whether you already have our book and are enjoying its message of love or if you are new to I Love You More and have come here to find out more about it and us, we’re glad you’re here!

People often ask “What age is I Love You More appropriate for?” We have found that the real answer to this question is 0-110! We thought the answer would be 0 to 8, great as a baby shower gift and an 8 year old would still enjoy reading it to a parent or grandparent. But much to our surprise… people buy I Love You More to share with loved ones of ALL ages and for ALL reasons. Turns out, “I Love You More” is a phrase millions of people use every day. People buy it for their teenagers going off to college, graduations, wedding gifts, anniversaries, for their young kids, their grown kids, husbands, wives, mothers, fathers, grandmas, grandpas and of course for young ones. It is also a special gift to present to a teacher. It seems no one is ever too young or old to be reminded of just how much they are truly loved!

I Love You More is a flip story, meaning it starts from either side and reads to the middle; like love it really never ends! It also represents the two sides of love-the giving and receiving. It is a simple yet profound message of love expressed between a parent and child; one that a child of any age will understand, appreciate and enjoy.

We believe too often love is assumed. Love should be seen, heard, felt, sensed, shown, expressed, talked about—and more! Reading I Love You More will become a game, a conversation of love that people, especially parents and children, can share for years. I Love You More is a simple, touching story, filled with rhyme and rhythm and vibrant child-like illustrations, this book will be treasured by anyone who has ever said “I love you” and heard the best response in the world:

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Laura Duksta
Laura knew from an early age that she was meant to travel the world, meet her brothers and sisters and spread the message of love! She has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Maryland and extensive training in the fields of human potential and excellence that she incorporates into her programs. Though her greatest teacher has been the experience and life lessons learned through losing her hair at age 11 to a condition called Alopecia Areata. After wearing wigs for 19 long years she decided to set her self and her wigs free and became The Bald Chick! She know enjoys going into schools across the country and world sharing how she learned to embrace the very simple, but not always easy lesson of “Just Be Your Self”.

Laura is originally from Boston’s South Shore and now resides between Nashville, TN and Fort Lauderdale, FL surrounded by the love of her family and friends. Laura loves traveling, connecting with people, nature and music.

Her second book You are a Gift to the World (flip) The World is a Gift to You encourages people to take good care of themselves, one another and the planet! Her message is all about love, appreciation and acceptance.

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Karen Keesler
Karen earned her nickname “Hippie” because of her passion and love for humanity and the planet. She is an avid vegetarian, recycler and gardener who loves to meditate and surf. She excelled in art as a student but like so many put her dreams aside for a time to pursue a real job. She has now rediscovered her artistic ability. She is also a professional photographer. Karen has a natural ability to capture the love and magic of people and the planet in her photographs and illustrations.

Karen was born and raised in Miami. She moved away from home several times to New Mexico, Colorado and New York but as her mom likes to share “like a homing pigeon” she always returned to the warmth and beach of South Florida. She is now the proud mom of daughter Lola her first child with her beloved Ferny. She knows now more than ever how important it is to take care of our planet so that we have a magnificent place for our children to live in! She is involved in many local projects to help turn the planet Green.