April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

Children’s books

Nothing is everything

At some point in my life, I learned that the 12 days of Christmas begin Dec. 25 and continue until Jan. 6. Therefore, it is appropriate to say “Merry Christmas” during that entire span. I shared this little bit of information with Elliot, and each morning, he has been updating me on which day of […]

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Buckets of grace

The newest book in Elliot’s collection is called “How Full is Your Bucket? For Kids.” Its premise is that all of us – adults and children, alike – have an invisible bucket over our heads. The story begins with the main character Felix dismissing his sister Anna when she asks to build a block tower […]

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When trouble brews in the henhouse

The last time I got my hair cut, my hairdresser came up with a brilliant idea. She shared that she thinks it would be beneficial for employers to host bring-your-spouse-to-work days. “My husband gets to take a long lunch break and can go to the bathroom anytime he wants,” she explained. “I would love for […]

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Figgering on biggering

There is a line in Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” when the Once-ler declares that he’s “figgering on biggering,” so, he biggers his roads, his factory and his money. It seems to me that, because he had to figger on biggering, the Once-ler didn’t really plan on the aforementioned expansion. For more than a year before […]


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