Monthly Archives: October 2015

Final Friday Family Faves: October Edition

We’ve “fallen” into reading this October with some rich literary finds. Hunter’s pick is Daniel’s Running Formula by Jack Daniels, Ph.D. This updated running classic is encouraging Hunter to get back into running after a minor injury. Maybe you’re already a running pro? … Continue reading

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Part 3: Gracie and the P.E. Disaster

Thanks for coming back for the third and final installment of “Gracie and the P.E. Disaster.” Read Part 1 and Part 2 here. I’ve enjoyed sharing my first-ever Christian fiction children’s story with you. I hope you’ve enjoyed reading it. I’ve … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Mondays #Linkup: Inspiring Creativity

I can’t stop looking forward to another great week at Literacy Musing Mondays! Whether you’re a reader or blogger, you’re sure to find a literary treat here. Literacy Musing Mondays is seeking guest posters. We love to hear from our … Continue reading

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#MarriageRocks: 9 Traits of a Life-Giving Marriage

Marriage Rocks! Author Sue Detweiler knows that truth well. She shares it with all of us in her latest book 9 Traits of a Life Giving Marriage. I’m excited to be part of the #MarriageRocks Blog Tour. I’m even more excited … Continue reading

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Part 2: Gracie and the P.E. Disaster: Christian Fiction for Girls

Welcome back to “Gracie and the P.E. Disaster.” I’m excited to share the second installment of my Christian fiction short story for girls ages 7-10. If you’re just joining today, make sure to read Part 1 first. Gather your girls and have … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup: Wholesome Literature

Thanks for joining us at Literacy Musing Mondays, your linkup for all things about literacy, learning, reading, and writing. We applaud you for being authentic in your posts and sharing your setbacks and successes. We share interests in reading, writing and … Continue reading

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Just Say NO to Toys

No. No. Absolutely not. And no. Kids’ toys are not welcome here! While I happily provide my children with toys, I lay down the law about where they can be enjoyed. With the exception of our school room, toys are … Continue reading

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Gracie and the P.E. Disaster: A Christian Story for Girls

I’m excited to share my first-ever Christian fiction story for girls ages 7-10.  If you’ve got girls in that age group, please pull up a chair and share the adventure with them. If you don’t, no problem. I invite you … Continue reading

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Literacy Musing Mondays Linkup + Leslie’s Story

Thanks for joining us for another Literacy Musing Mondays linkup. Our community is really growing! Your linkups and comments are making us thrive! This week has big things in store for me. On Tuesday, I’m excited to begin rolling out … Continue reading

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The Shocking Kind of Literature Kids Love

Kids don’t like to be preached at. They don’t want to read books with overt didactical points. If you want to ruin a good book, put a clear moral lesson in it. These messages are everywhere! Each time I take … Continue reading

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