Posts Tagged: children’s books

Free lent reading plan for connecting with your kids this Easter

It’s been so much fun celebrating the 10th birthday of The Jesus Storybook Bible and the release of Found: Psalm 23 with you all! THANK YOU for reading, sharing, loving my books and giving them to friends and family and random strangers. And thank you for sharing your beautiful stories and photographs — each one… Read more »

Beauty hiding in plain sight

I was walking in Central Park when I was stopped by this tree. It was only tiny—totally dwarfed by the great elms. But it was caught by the sun—as if in a spotlight—and transformed into a blazing bush. Moses was minding his own business when something caught his eye—a bush was behaving oddly… he came… Read more »

One last chance to win for potty training month

Here comes the second set of winners of the GREAT LOO GIVEAWAY— and your last chance to win for potty training month! Yup! #pottytraining on the road! #goodthingwetravelinanRV #AirstreamLife #LiveRiveted #rvlife #documentaryfamilyphotography #storiesofjoyphotography #FloridaFamilyPhotography #roadtrip #summer2016 A photo posted by Sennu Maria Keith (@storiesofjoyphotography) on Jun 18, 2016 at 3:10pm PDT Hooray for Elizabeth Jorgenson,… Read more »

Free potty training tips tools & giveaway

June is Potty Training Month–and we’re teaming up with Candlewick and Joovy to give you everything you need to make potty training a success! (Except the patience and the undies, that is!) TEN lucky winners will receive an autographed copy of my potty training book: SKIP TO THE LOO MY DARLING! PLUS, THREE will also… Read more »

the lesser-known superpower of children (thoughts for your Easter weekend)

Every story whispers his name

Have you noticed the super powers small children wield? One morning, I was riding the NYC subway when the doors opened and into the car walked a little child. She was maybe 2. Instantly, all of us—these defended New Yorkers, all avoiding eye contact, all guarding our space—were transformed. We smiled at her. At her… Read more »

Happy Dr Seuss Day! And here are 10 great Seuss quotes

Happy Read Across America Day! I for one will be staying in my pajamas and reading all day long (I have to– I’ve already taken the pledge). And how fitting to celebrate Read Across America Day on the birthday of Theodor Seuss Geisel– the one and only Dr. Seuss! If you follow me on Twitter… Read more »

is it spring yet?

For when winter is feeling long… or a winter in your life is. For when hope is hidden… and spring is nowhere to be seen. A message for you! Below the snow Hidden in every root, Inside every bud, In every seed, A secret is stirring… The lost flowers are only hidden, not gone! And… Read more »

SLJ Twitter chat with CBN News

I’ve got a new and exciting event hosted by CBN News on the horizon — a Twitter chat! What’s that? Glad you asked, because I didn’t quite know either. But it sounds fun! It’s a chance for us to chat (probably you guessed that) via Twitter (probably you guessed that too) using a special hashtag… Read more »

the art of simplicity

It’s hard to believe… but Miffy, that adorable white baby bunny, turns 60 this year! In 1955, on a rainy seaside holiday in North Holland, Dick Bruna sketched a little bunny for his young son. The bunny kept hopping about. Each evening he would make stories up about the bunny and… Miffy was born. I… Read more »

crossing barriers and boundaries

It’s one thing to hold the book you wrote in your hands. It’s another to see it in the hands of a child you have never met at the opposite ends of earth. Over the years Ann Voskamp has shared my books with children all over the world. This photo is of a boy in… Read more »