Attention Please

First of all I would like to write about a book I have been reading and I would suggest it to parents, grandparents and school teachers. The name of the book is “The Genius in Children” by Rick Ackerly. Continue reading


Technology and We!

We booked a cabin at Rock Island State Park in Tennessee. The brochure said it would accommodate ten. My son and his wife and three of their children met my husband and I there. We traveled from Northern Illinois and Wisconsin area and our extended family traveled from Texas to meet us. Continue reading

Spring has sprung!


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?

Where is Count Candy Corn?

CCC Goes Under Color cover

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.

Bubbles over the Generations

Why do you like Children’s Literature? When I was asked this question what came to mind is, “Because kids still love bubbles.” Many years ago a minister I knew said, “Ruth don’t lose the child in yourself because then you die and there are a lot of dead people walking around.”  I must say I never gave it much thought back then surrounded with four children and crazy schedules. Continue reading