Welcome to our new adventure! Like many folks, we have decided to leave city life and find some land in the hopes of being more self sustainable. We are not off grid; we are not those people! I have a deep admiration for anyone who is attempting to live that way but we know our…… Continue reading New adventures
Like many high school graduates, Penelope Kildare is confronted with planning for her future. Unlike most of her peers, Penelope has Down Syndrome. Sweet and stubborn, Penelope has grown up challenging stereotypes but when she applies for college, she finds opposition lies closer to home than she ever imagined. https://read.amazon.ca/kp/embed?asin=B09QZ9987H&preview=newtab&linkCode=kpe&ref_=cm_sw_r_kb_dp_VHKNDERV75HT6M7HGZY5
Although we are currently packing and moving, I have also found time for a new project. Part devotional, part anecdotal with some fresh ideas thrown in, this book is designed to encourage homeschooling parents. Deciding to teach your children at home is life changing for the entire family. I will address topics such as creating…… Continue reading Homeschool book news!
The colours of autumn are on full display and this year we enjoyed the view from the Agawa Canyon Tour Train. The train departs from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and travels through 114 miles or 183 kilometers of wilderness. Golden poplar, red maples, and dark green pine covered the hillsides and stood reflected in the…… Continue reading Colours of Autumn
We all know the importance of literacy. It helps us communicate and make sense of our world. As an author, I love to write books that encourage children to use their imaginations and learn about God and the world around them. But, raising children who love to read can be challenging. It takes intention and…… Continue reading Raising strong readers
Did you start homeschooling this fall? If so, how is it going? Getting ready to homeschool can be a very exciting time. The pros and cons have been listed and weighed and finally your family has made the decision. There may have been some research involved to find the current law in your area regarding…… Continue reading Homeschool check-in
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Strawberry Tea arrived this morning in time for the local Northern Ontario Book Fair on Saturday, Aug. 20th in downtown Timmins! New arrival: Strawberry Tea, a picture book about sharing The book fair takes place on Third Ave. from 10 am – 4 pm. In case of inclement weather we will move inside to the…… Continue reading Strawberry Tea has arrived!
There is a shift in the air. The breeze is fresher now and the leaves are starting to show some colour. Fall is coming, at least here in Northern Ontario, and thoughts are starting to turn back to school. With many families choosing to homeschool, I wanted to offer you a special discount for language…… Continue reading Back to homeschool special
Today is an exciting day for Letters in the Woods! The shortlist for the Word Awards was announced and Letters in the Woods, illustrated by Sara Thompson, was chosen as a finalist in the children’s fiction/non-fiction category. The Word Awards is a national award hosted by The Word Guild to recognize excellence in Christian writing.…… Continue reading Letters in the Woods is a finalist in the Word Awards