What ever happened to family devotions?

Our family always struggled with how to make time for family devotions and how to make the time meaningful and fun. We wondered how to reinforce the lessons and values we were trying to teach. I wish we had had … Continue reading

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

Bunny’s First Spring: a Picture Book Review

I live in Michigan, and spring has finally sprung! It seemed a long time coming, but now, green shoots are on the trees, leaves are unfurling, tulips are in full bloom, and bunnies can be spotted hopping everywhere. It’s the … Continue reading

Why a Dead Flower Pod Might be Better For Our Kids than an iPad….

So his little four year old legs are pedaling fast, and his yellow helmet leads the way. I’m almost running with the stroller, trying to keep up. When suddenly, my grandson stops pedaling and jumps down from his bike. He’s seen something … Continue reading