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Coming soon!

I have exciting news to share! Today I sent Nadira’s Storykeeper to have its final proofreading edit done! The count down is on now for a release date. I also added some new products to my Cedar Hill Dog Academy collection and one of my designs from yesterday finally got approval! Be sure to pop […]

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Exciting News

For some time now I have dreamed of having an online store to sell t-shirts, hoodies, bags, and stuffed animals for my books. Well, I’m happy to say that that dream is now a reality! Or at least part of it is. No stuffed animals yet. I had to rush the start up date, so […]

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Surviving nightmares

In my experience there were two times of year that brought out the most nightmares: Halloween and back to school. According to the sleep experts, the reason our little loved ones wake us up as we’ve settled into a nice deep sleep is that nightmares happen during REM when the brain is active. But nightmares […]

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Friends treasure or vice

This year, more than ever, we need good friends in our lives. Over the years working with young people, I have had many discussions on the topic of good friends and bad ones. True friends are our most treasured gifts and can have a significant impact on our success and happiness, where a bad apple […]

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Chapter 10 Parent/child discussion time questions from Timothy’s Adventures

Fruit Salad The beauty of unity and diversity: God created the body to function in harmony. Each part has a job to do, and there can’t be division in the body, or it doesn’t work. When one part of our body hurts, all of the other parts know it, and they feel it. No one […]

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Facing Bullying & Noticing the Signs

Being off work for 3 years due to my break down and finally being diagnosed with cptsd has allowed me time to reflect on the playground bullies that became board room bullies. How we as parents, teachers, and other adults in our children’s lives deal with the bullies will have a lasting affect. Many of […]

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My Journey writing…

Changing publishers is always risky business, but I took a leap of faith and have self published all three of my devotionals. Timothy’s Adventures is written to help parents teach their children about combating bullying and racism, which is even more prevalent now than it was when it was first published. Below was an article […]

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Benefits of reading to children

I was having a discussion with some people at work about this very topic today so I thought I would reshare an old post. Be sure to check out the podcast of two lovely writer friends I posted at the end of this blog! We have 3000+ books in our family library and out of […]

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What’s the difference? A books a book, right?

Do you know why I call Timothy’s Adventures and Kaylee’s Adventures devotional books and not a collection of short stories? There is actually a big difference between a novel, a collection of short stories, and a devotional book. Timothy’s Adventures and Kaylee’s Adventures are devotional books, where my new work in progress is a fantasy […]

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April?!?

What? Wait! It’s April? We still have snow! Mountain living at its best … Like many, I am struggling to stay motivated during Covid. All my best intentions are somewhere under a pile of papers on my desk, which, by the way, is not normal for me. I am normally a really neat and organized […]

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