Dreams, Risks and Failure: Meet an  Empty-Nester who Embraces them All

Dreams, Risks and Failure: Meet an Empty-Nester who Embraces them All

I’m excited to start a new Writing Momentum series: Fabulous & Focused Profile. Each week I’ll introduce you to extraordinary women who embody the Fabulous & Focused mission to honor God in every area of life. Meet my good friend, Lisa Dahlstrom. Lisa is someone who has encouraged me, challenged me and most of all…

Owlegories, a Gospel-Centered Animated Series for Kids [Review]

Owlegories, a Gospel-Centered Animated Series for Kids [Review]

Owlegories is a new animated series from Thomas and Julie Boto, who created Owlegories “because we wanted a fun way to teach our kids about our great God and His amazing love for us.” It’s geared to ages 8 and under. The DVD, which is labeled “Volume 2,” features three 20-minute episodes—The Ant, The Fruit,…

Read World’s Longest Thank You Note (Call Me Ishmael)

Read World’s Longest Thank You Note (Call Me Ishmael)

Proud to be on the “World’s Longest Thank You Note” for Call Me Ishmael, a unique project that places fun phones in libraries, schools and bookstores. When patrons pick up the phone, they hear audio-recorded messages from other readers around the world, helping them discover great books. They began their Kickstarter project last November and…

How to Create a Reading Environment in Your Home

How to Create a Reading Environment in Your Home

As parents, we want our kids to develop a love for reading, and part of that comes through creating a reading environment in which they can thrive. When you do, they’ll begin to appreciate the written word even more. Here’s how: Create a Reading Environment by Buying Bedside Lamps Reading before bed or for the…

One-on-One with Author Frank Viola

One-on-One with Author Frank Viola

I really enjoy Frank Viola’s blog and his books on Christianity and the Church’s place in the world today. (Yes, this is Frank Viola the author, not the baseball player!) Recently, we were emailing back-and-forth and here are some of his answers to questions I thought might also bless my readers, too. Be sure to…