Love Letters from God: Bible Stories for a Girl’s Heart

About ten years ago I had a crazy dream. I would write a Biblestory book for children… and it would be published by Zondervan. My husband, ever the encourager, (and maybe also thinking about his retirement) cheered me on. Dreams … Continue reading

Four Meaningful Ways to Observe Lent With Children

What is the best way to observe Lent with children? Although different denominations will vary in their approach, there are four common disciplines that are usually associated with this forty day season: Fasting Bible Reading Prayer Service Here’s some easy … Continue reading

Seven Family Activities Around the Christmas Tree

The countdown to Christmas is in full swing. If you’re anything like me, you’ve only just put your tree up, you still have presents to buy and cards to send. I’m definitely a last-minute shopper, but I also yearn to … Continue reading

New Release: Macaroni and Cheese for Thanksgiving by Cheryl C. Malandrinos

I hope I’m not the only author who gets excited about each new book release. It’s so much fun to see your work in print…and not just a printed Word document on a computer. The idea for┬áMacaroni and Cheese for … Continue reading

Hot Off The Press

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For an author, holding a newly published hot-off-the-press book is always an exciting moment. It’s a moment of satisfaction and a feeling of reward. After many months (or years) of writing, revising, rewriting, and revising again, the words you sometimes … Continue reading