When Should I Teach My Child to Read?

          When should I teach my child to read? It’s a good question, and one that I was often asked during my years as a preschool teacher. Now that I am a children’s author, I am still asked that question. … Continue reading

The Truth, The Whole Truth, and Nothing But The Truth

Liar, liar, pants on fire. The sing-song words are familiar to most everyone, regardless of age. No one wants to be known as a liar. And of course, no one wants their child to be a liar. But children do … Continue reading

Parenting Challenges Can Bring Unexpected Blessings

Parenting challenges can come with unexpected blessings. When Paul and I married in 2000, we decided to have kids right away. I had spent eleven years as a single parent and looked forward to having a partner to help raise my … Continue reading

Helping a sister out

With the addition of my third child, I could see that God had a new plan for my life.  That meant leaving my part time job as an engineer and joining the ranks of the other stay at home moms.  Now 2 years … Continue reading