Are wishing and praying the same?

When I was a little girl, I loved to hear Jiminy Cricket sing about wishing on a star. Do you remember the song? The lyrics promised that if we wished on a star, our dreams would come true. Oh, wouldn’t … Continue reading

The Creation as Retold by Janice D. Green

■Title: The Creation ■Author and Illustrator: Retold by Janice D. Green ■Publisher: Honeycomb Adventures Press (September 1, 2011) ■ISBN-10: 0983680809 ■ISBN-13: 978-0983680802 ■SRP: $14.99 ■Reviewed by: Roslyn Alexander and Cheryl C. Malandrinos Rating:  The story of creation and Adam and … Continue reading

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