Write What You Know

Are your children having trouble thinking of something to write? Writing isn’t always words. Who wants to read a book with an unattractive cover? Why not design the cover or make a few illustrations first, then write. This might be … Continue reading

Make Reading A Family Adventure

Farmers and gardeners know you cannot make a plant grow. . . the plant grows itself. What you can do is provide the conditions for growth. (Creating the Conditions for Student Motivation, Ferlazzo) … Continue reading

Anne of Green Gables Party

My daughter, Jessica, just finished reading Anne of Green Gables as a bedtime story to her children. Her six-year-old daughter, Lilly, especially liked it. Lilly has six brothers and a baby sister, Lucy. When I mentioned that we had the … Continue reading

Five Ways to Share Love Letters With Your Child

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It’s the perfect time to write a letter to your child, to tell them how much you love them. But why limit it to one day a year? Here’s five ways to bless … Continue reading

Hidden Treasures in the New Year

Have you ever thought about God’s blessings as a treasure hunt? I often pass by hidden treasures in the busyness of life. As we begin a new year, I thought instead of making resolutions we will likely break, why not … Continue reading