Month: April 2020

Shelter In Place Discussion Questions for Kids : Could YOU \”Live Tiny?\”

(Guest post from Becky Flansburg) The world is such a different place right now. And there\’s much debate about when Shelter In Place, quarantine, social distancing, and other COVID-19 mandates will end. No one really knows, but I do know is that there are silver linings among the cloud of this pandemic. I\’ll give you …

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April is the perfect time to get kids into the garden | National Garden Month

Every April communities, organizations, and individuals nationwide celebrate gardening during National Garden Month. Gardeners know, and research confirms, that nurturing plants is good for us: attitudes toward health and nutrition improve. Being outside is proven to help kids perform better at school and community spirit grows. This all sounds like a major win/win to me! …

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Ascension Trilogy

Get Drawn Into the Saga of the Deuxsang

Ascension, Clandestine, and Reclamation…a trifecta of suspense, romance, and intrigue for YA and adult readers. \”A trilogy so intense and intriguing readers will be turning pages well into the night …\” Summer reading is on everyone\’s mind lately, quite possibly because after weeks of words like \”quarantine,\” \”Shelter In Place,\” and \”social distancing,\” we are …

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Pilgrimage: A Modern Seeker's Guide

Virtual Pilgrimages: Online Spiritual Travel, Adventure, and Growth

Spring/Summer is a time of movement, adventures, and growth. The warmer weather and long weekends also makes these seasons the perfect time to travel and explore. But travel is likely still not an option for many as the world struggles to reclaim a “new normal” after several tense (more like intense) months of battling the super-virus …

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Play, Creativity, and Reading: A winning combination for kids

\”Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood.\”-Fred Rogers As adults, the word \”play\” is usually connected to something we do after the kids are raised, and we are nestling into our Golden Years. \”Play\” …

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Spring is Coming! Let’s Make Robin Cakes!

Happy Spring to You! Easter is just around the corner and along the celebrating, feasting, remembrances, and family togetherness; we would like to send out one small reminder… Stock up on Cadbury Milk Chocolate Eggs! Why? Because these little beauties are not only nummy, they are part of a fun “unplugged” activity that the whole …

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