Posts Tagged: children’s books

Picture books for welcoming a new baby

You might not know this but I am a big sister. When I was about two—long ago, back in the time of caves, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and parents left children in cars—my little newborn baby sister and I were left in the back of our car while our parents popped out—just a second…. Read more »

Picture books for welcoming spring

Spring is right around the corner. Even though it may be snowing–that’s the thing about Spring–it’s always on it’s way. Spring is coming– it’s a promise! Picture books are a great way to bring a seasonal rhythm to your home and embrace the changing year. The books you read year-after-year together are the ones that… Read more »

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 »