If you are still looking for a Christmas gift, or if you’re just hoping for some quality reading for a child you love, Ancient Faith has released a beautiful chapter book for young audiences! Melinda Johnson’s Shepherding Sam‘s cover is as beautiful and sweet as the story inside. We get to know a dog named Saucer … MORE ›
This originally aired as a podcast episode on November 26, 2014. The Nativity Fast is underway! It’s time for us to lead our children to the great feast of the Nativity of Christ, Christmas. Many families will use the Jesse Tree to bring the fast to life for their kids. Search ‘Orthodox Jesse Tree’ online … MORE ›
This Raising Saints podcast episode aired November 17, 2016. This summer was busy as usual for our family, with various summer camps and visits to faraway family and friends, but it was a little extra busy this time because our new book came out — Caleb Shoemaker and I wrote Blueprints for the Little … MORE ›
If you have not yet seen Angela Isaacs’ new board book for babies and toddlers, you are missing out. When I saw that she’d written a sweet little book called Goodnight Jesus, I ordered a few for my littlest godchildren. Frankly, I was blown away. Nicholas Malara’s illustrations may be the sweetest things I’ve ever … MORE ›
The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese Center for Family Care graciously invited my co-author, Caleb Shoemaker, and me to do a webinar workshop on the new book, Blueprints for the Little Church. It was a lot of fun, and now the webinar is archived and available on YouTube.
My co-author, Caleb Shoemaker, and I were delighted to join Bobby Maddex on Ex Libris to talk about our new book, Blueprints for the Little Church: Creating an Orthodox Home! The interview is now available on Ancient Faith Radio, and it addresses all sorts of burning questions: Why did we write this book? What if your … MORE ›