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Kids Say The Funniest Things, Especially Mine!

About a year ago, I side-swiped a cement wall on the shoulder of the highway on my way to pick Colton up from school.  A bird was headed towards my windshield, and it startled me, and I jerked the wheel hitting a cement barrier in the shoulder of a highway construction zone.  Thankfully, no one […]

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How to Encourage Reading at Home: 3 Tips

Promoting reading in a screen-driven age may seem tough, but it’s doable! Here are three tips that can help cultivate a reading habit in individuals of any age. One of the most effective ways to encourage reading is to be a reader yourself. It’s True! Especially with children. When they observe others around them reading

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The Next Step In Conversations With Colton!

I just submitted photos to my publisher to put into the page layout of my book! I really enjoyed that “forced” stroll down memory lane! Picture this: It’s the middle of August and you have to keep your newborn in long sleeves, swaddled, and wearing a hat, while keeping a 3 hour temperature log.   It

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Conversations With Colton, Writing A Book

What does Colton think about the book?

Colton has played a dynamic role in the publication of my book. When it came to the cover, I initially envisioned it without Colton’s face being revealed. I had certain ideas for the cover of the book (one where Colton’s face wasn’t shown) but that didn’t pan out. My publisher really wanted the face of

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Conversations With Colton, Writing A Book

When “Tricky People” turned out to be just a miscommunication.

We absolutely love the children’s program at our local church.  Colton has been part of the kid’ club since he was in diapers!  Before I tell you this story you should know that the children’s program did nothing wrong.  When you arrive in the kid’s wing, there are several security procedures to make sure kids

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Conversations With Colton, Parenting

When It Comes To The Game Of Life, There Is Never A Dull Moment.

Have you ever heard of “stealth dyslexia/resilient dyslexia”? I hadn’t heard about it until a few weeks ago. Colton did so well in first grade.  Read more about Colton here. I had some concerns as he had to work very hard on spelling. I couldn’t figure out how a child who could “read” words wasn’t able

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Kids say the most darn things, especially mine!

everal weeks ago, I side swiped a cement wall on the shoulder of the highway on my way to pick Colton up from school.  A bird was headed towards my windshield, and it startled me, and I jerked the wheel hitting a cement barrier in the shoulder of a highway construction zone.  Thankfully, no one

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