Do you remember how it felt after a long winter and finally spring comes? Some of my first memories are visual. I remember flowers starting to grow. It was great just getting outside to play and get all that good fresh air.
Perhaps we adults need to take a hint from the younger children and get out and smell the fresh air and take a walk. A nice walk with your child can be fun as you look for the hint of spring.
Of course I have been pondering where Count Candy Corn is, in the meantime I decided I am going to just enjoy the flowers and the fresh air. How many flowers have you seen today?
Once again I feel challenged. How do we tell a story to a child but make it fun while keeping it real? Continue reading
The photograph I used to determine who would be the Illustrator of Count Candy Corn.
My children are now adults and I have to say I would make a better parent today. Sometimes as parents we do forget the little things that matter to the little ones. The scary monster in the closet. The creatures lingering under the bed. Continue reading
Maddix was reading Count Candy Corn. When he finished his cousin Chloe asked, “Where does Count Candy corn go after Halloween?”
Maddix replied, “I heard that Count Candy Corn goes undercolor and visits his cousins.” The hint of Count Candy Corn’s destination is in the picture as you might of guessed the color is blue.
Seonkyoung Longest ( winner of Restaurant Express) is proof if you have a dream and you want something badly enough you will succeed. Count Candy Corn came about much the same way with determination and hard work because I know this is what the book is about conquering your fears and following through.