The Use of Vibrant, Colorful Illustrations Bringing Authenticity & Life to Stories

A scenic illustration by Betty Schweitzer-Johnson taken from “Cloud Watchers”, written by Ethel K Coffey Beautiful illustrations bring clarity and depth to words in a story. The presence of colorful illustrations is crucial in children’s literature. In fact, Illustrations are used as an introduction for children, into the world of books. The more vibrant and […]

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Friendship

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” Do you know who said this? Take a wild guess. It’s Muhammad Ali. Yes, the boxer who floats like a butterfly and stings like […]

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Helping Children Deal with Anxiety

Is your child afraid of going to school? Is he unusually clingy and moody? Does he get scared easily? Well, if these sound familiar to you, chances are your child is having problems dealing with anxiety. Anxiety is something we experience at various times in our lives. You do remember the anxiousness you felt as […]

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How to Accept a New Family Member

  When a family welcomes a new member, change will occur in the life of the family as a whole. The family has to deal with everyday life in a new way.  It may take some time to make adjustments and work out the growing pains in order to live together successfully. To help your […]

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