A Storyteller's Journey

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I had finally figured out what I want to be when I grow up: a storyteller.

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After the Sorrow Comes Joy

Mostly I try to write uplifting stories. I'm an optimist by nature and prefer to laugh and smile rather than grumble and frown. Not that I'm ALWAYS happy. Or laughing. That's just what I prefer. Thinking back on my childhood... Continue Reading →

Review – Readers in Residence

Apologia Educational Ministries has recently released a new program for reading and Connor has been working through it. The first level is Readers in Residence Volume 1 (Sleuth), written for students in 4th grade and up. It is a year-long... Continue Reading →

What’s In My Book Bag?

If you've ever dreamed about taking a month-long vacation to Italy, then you need to read The Enchanted April by Elizabeth von Arnim. I'm listening to it and enjoying it immensely!  It is the story of four women, strangers when the story... Continue Reading →

Review: Digital Savvy

Computers are an integral part of our world today and it is important for our children to learn how to navigate the complex digital environment. We've been reviewing a great program for learning basic computer skills called Digital Savvy by... Continue Reading →

A Book That Makes You Think

Occasionally I read junior and young adult fiction. Sometimes it's just for fun (like the Lunar Chronicles) but I also like to preview books before I let my boys read them. I came across a book that intrigued me at... Continue Reading →

Review: Shepherd, Potter, Spy — and the Star Namer

Before I launch into my review of Shepherd, Potter, Spy --- and the Star Namer by Peggy Consolver - Author I have to share with you my "It's a small world" moment. Ms. Consolver grew up on a wheat farm in southwest Oklahoma.... Continue Reading →

Review: Iliad & Odyssey Complete Set

My oldest son, Nathan, has been asking to study Homer's epics. I'm familiar with them both, but not enough to teach them and do them justice. Thankfully, Memoria Press solved my dilemma by generously sending me their Iliad & Odyssey Complete... Continue Reading →

Powerful Stories

When I was in school I loved browsing the shelves in our school's library looking for a great story to read. Sometimes I would find a story that took me to another time. Sometimes I would enter another world entirely.... Continue Reading →

Review: Manhood Journey Father’s Starter Kit

I've been enjoying reviewing products with my boys but was thrilled when something came up for my husband to get involved in. The Manhood Journey Father's Starter Kit from Manhood Journey & City on a Hill Studio is a Biblical study of... Continue Reading →

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