Writing Portfolio


— Children, School, and Prayer—  

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A Season of New Beginnings – January 1, 2019

The (Hi)Story of Christmas -December 21, 2018

The Prayer of a Child: Out of the Mouth of Babes -November 10, 2018

Where Do You Turn When You Are in Need – November 2, 2018

What To Do When You Just Don’t Feel Like Praying -October 25, 2018

Helping a Child Develop Good Habits -October 22, 2018

How Do I Handle the Bully at My Child’s School… Revisited -October 15

How do I Handle the Bully at My Child’s School? -October 8, 2018

The Homework Battle: The Same Thing Happens Every Night -October 3, 2018

Is My Child Too Young for Extra-curricular Activities? -September 24, 2018

I Once Knew a Teacher… -September 17, 2018

What Teachers Wish Parents Knew About Their Kids -September 10, 2018

Taking an Interest in Your Child -September 4, 2018

Appreciating the Talents of Your Child -August 27, 2018

— Children’s Reading —

Why Books Are Always Better than the Movie -August 20, 2018

Not Your Normal Back to School Article -August 15, 2018

How Your Local Library Can Benefit Children’s Reading -August 6, 2018

Taking Children’s Reading to the Next Level -July 16, 2018

What A Child Can Learn Through Reading -July 9, 2018

The ABC’s of Choosing a Children’s Book -June 25, 2018

Saturating Your Child’s Senses with a Good Book -June 18, 2018

The ABC’s of Children’s Reading -June 4, 2018

Keeping Your Child Reading Through the Summer Months -May 28, 2018

How Children’s Reading Has Changed from when You Were a Kid -May 21, 2018

How to Pick the Right Book for Your Young Reader -May 14, 2018

How to Teach a Child Who Struggles to Read -May 7, 2018

You are Your Child’s First English Teacher -April 30, 2018

What to do When Your Child Does Not Like to Read -April 23, 2018

The Adventure of Teaching Your Child to Read -April 16, 2018

Introducing a Child to the World of Reading – April 9, 2018


— Writing —


Writing Successfully: Developing Believable Characters -April 2, 2018

Writing Successfully: Truth or Consequences -March 26, 2018

Writing Successfully: Overcoming Self-Doubt and Negativity -March 19, 2018

Writing Successfully: Getting Yourself Out There – March 5, 2018

Writing Successfully: Tools of the Trade -February 26, 2018

Writing Successfully: Where the Ideas Come From -February 20, 2018

Writing Successfully: You are What You Read -February 12, 2018

Writing Successfully: What You Need to Know – January 31, 2018

— Faith Based — 

The Opportunity for a Life with No Regrets -January 24, 2018

Goal Setting: The Importance of Accountability -January 17, 2018

Goal Setting: Realizing Your Destiny for 2018 -January 3, 2018

The (Hi)story of Christmas -December 24, 2018

Writing the Future Through Remembering Our Past -December 15, 2018

Battling Double Standards: Living a Life of Integrity -December 5, 2018

Back to the Fundamentals of Life: Remembering our First Love -November 28, 2017

Thankfulness, Freedom, and Praying for Our Leaders -November 21, 2017

Veteran’s Day: A Tribute to our Armed Forces -November 13, 2017