Tag: Inspiration

Encouraging Words for Parents

Today’s encouraging words for parents are from Hugs for New Moms by Stephanie Howard  I’ll bless you and multiply your family, keeping My covenant of love with you. Don’t let anxiety steal your joy:            rather, tell Me about your…

Picture Book Author Carol Boston Weatherford

Overview of author Carol Boston Weatherford by Jean Matthew Hall You can leave a comment for Jean by clicking on “Leave A Comment” in the left sidebar. Over the next few weeks we’ll be looking at a few of Carol Boston Weatherford’s picture books….

Advice from Super Nanny, Jo Frost

I am not a big advocate of getting your parenting advice from TV shows. But I have watched a few episodes of Super Nanny. I’ve found her advice and practices to be sound, doable and effective. Occasionally I’ll give you a bit of wisdom…

Picture Book Review-Just Teenie by Susan Meddaugh

Another Picture Book Review by Jean Matthew Hall You can leave a comment by clicking on “Leave a Comment” at the bottom of the list in the left sidebar.  This is my last review of Susan Meddaugh’s books for a while. Click here for…

Encouraging Words for Parents

Today’s encouraging words for parents are from Songs from a Mother’s Heart: Meditations on the Psalms by Pamela J. Kennedy-posted by Jean Matthew Hall Psalm 9: 1-2 1 I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart;     I will tell of all your wonderful…

Review-Steering the Craft: A Twenty-First Century Guide to Sailing the Sea of Story

A Review by Jean Matthew Hall of STEERINIG THE CRAFT: A TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY GUIDE TO SAILING THE SEA OF STORY by Ursula K. LeGuin Dear Writers, If the beauty of language thrills you; If you love weaving words, sounds and silences as they move…

What Do We Do All Day? Website of Fun Activities for Kids

What Do We Do All Day? Website Recommendation by Jean Matthew Hall Please click on “Leave a Comment” in the sidebar to the left to comment on this post. Come on, you can do it! If you have children toddlers to tweens there are…

Picture Book Review – Nancy Tillman Author/Illustrator

Three beautiful picture books by Nancy Tillman Reviewed by Jean Matthew Hall The threat of an ice/snow storm hangs over us today. So, before the storm was due to hit I headed for one of my favorite places—the library! I knew that I didn’t…

Carol Baldwin Blogs about ME-Jean Matthew Hall

My long-time writing buddy, Carol Baldwin put up a post about me and my journey to publication. How nice of her! Please hop over and leave a little comment on her blog. Thanks, ya’ll. https://carolbaldwinblog.blogspot.com/2018/01/you-heard-it-here-first-jean-halls.html Or, read my original post about my first publishing…

For Parents: Inspiring Blogs & FaceBook Pages

I was supposed to make my first Saturday post for parents last week. My apologies for missing that date. During the Christmas holiday my sweet sister-in-law and dear friend of 50 years died in a tragic auto accident. I spent the first week of January…

Collaborative Writing

By Crystal Bowman I’ve had a few co-authoring projects over the years that were one-time contracts with no further commitments to another author. But now that I’m writing with my daughter, Teri McKinley, this could be a long-term collaborative relationship! Teri was only 8…

Most Significant Books Part 1

I follow the A3 blog-“Almost An Author.” Several weeks ago a post challenged me to list the ten most significant books I have read. At first I thought of that question “If you were stranded on an island alone what three books would you…

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