About Karen Whiting

I'm the author of twenty-two books with four more releasing in the coming year. I have also written more than 700 articles for over 70 periodicals. I'm the former host of the television series Puppets on Parade. I'm a mother of five and a grandmother. I love to let creativity splash across the pages as I write.

Save Educational Gifts for New Year’s Day

thumb_book_stack_of_books_taller_ga_When our children were little we started a new tradition to celebrate the New Year. We read about creation and newness in the Bible and then we celebrated new starts. This included giving children (or the family) new books and games, new hugs, and trying a new food. It turned out better than we expected and many of our grandchildren now enjoy the tradition.

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