Children's author/illustrator, Nick Bruel, is at it again with a new creation BAD KITTY: WASH YOUR PAWS. Learn about germs, viruses, and hand washing skills with your favorite terrible feline! Hope you enjoy your morning with Bad Kitty! Happy Monday! Stay safe! Be well! And... wash your paws!
Valentine's Day love is in the air, but Easter and the true meaning of love are just around the corner. That's why I am excited to share The (Quiet) Crazy Easter Day written by my dear friend, Jill Roman Lord. What a sweet, lyrical book about how animals across the continents must have reacted to … Continue reading Hurray for Jill Roman Lord’s THE (QUIET) CRAZY EASTER DAY
One of the best things about being a children's author is all of the many wonderful people I've meet along the way. Of them all, one of my absolute favorites is my critique partner, Jill Roman Lord. Jill lives in Charlotte, NC and is a nurse anesthetist, a runner, and a Christian children's author with … Continue reading That Grand Easter Day – Review
A year ago, I stumbled on a writing challenge called the 12 Days of Christmas for Writers. This series of daily writing exercises really helped me bring 2016 to a close and plan for the year ahead. I'm doing the challenge again this year and find that it is super-helpful (almost in a cleansing/freeing way) … Continue reading Wrapping Up 2017 & Celebrating My Accomplishments (the Anti-Resolution Revolution)
Yesterday, members of the Greater Cabarrus Reading Association along with Books A Million, Chick-fil-A, and members of the community hosted the annual Seuss at the Mall at the Carolina Mall in Concord, NC. When I got there at 1pm (start time), the "free book" line was down the mall. In the end, we gave away … Continue reading Seuss at the Mall & Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss
How are you gonna keep the little ones occupied during the holidays? Are you already brainstorming activities to keep them busy? It's never too early to start planning. As a matter of fact, the holidays are just around the corner. Blink twice --- and Thanksgiving is here! Blink three times and it will be Christmas … Continue reading CALLING ALL PARENTS, CAREGIVERS, and BABYSITTERS:
Welcome to Wednesday's Author Showcase! Its been a few weeks since I've done a spotlight, but I am so glad to start back by introducing this talented lady! Meet writer of heart racing, God-gracing romance - DORA HIERS! Dora's made a name for herself as a Christian Romance Writer. She published her latest two books … Continue reading Wednesday’s Author Showcase – Meet Dora Hiers
I love to interact with people. I think that is why I make such a better educator than a politician (OK, the cat is out of the bag! I majored in Poli Sci and International Relations as an undergrad!) Since I love people, I look forward to events where I can "people watch" and even … Continue reading Wednesday’s Author Showcase – Christina Berkau Pope (and Thomas Berkau) of Cricket Vision Press