Mother-Daughter, Mother-Son Time

Mother-Daughter, Mother-Son Time

Remember hearing your mother/grandmother/aunt read to you when you were little? Those times are precious times and great memories! Spend mother-daughter, mother-son time with your little one this Mother’s Day too! It’s your time for memory making! Learning to Read: Favorite Fairy Tales Learning to Read: Fairy Tale Adventures Learning to Read: New Testament Stories

Family Time

Family Time

Talking about the good times with our families is fun time! Writing in a journal is an easy way to record these times and to remember them. It’s also fun to go back and read those stories later on. Here are a few questions that might help you get started with writing in your journal. […]

A Star is Born

A Star is Born

Whenever you speak the truth, whenever you love someone, whenever you get involved, whenever you drop a bad habit and begin a new one, whenever you say your prayers, whenever you read a good book, whenever you watch wholesome entertainment, whenever you spend time with a family member, a friend, or someone that is lonely, […]

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother

I would like to first thank my husband, Don, who is an inspiration and support in everything I do. My children, David and Joseph, give me hope to believe in all that is good. I would also like to thank my parents, Marian and Bernard Sheptoski, for teaching me to love reading good books.

How Can We Say Thanks?

How Can We Say Thanks?

How can we thank someone that no longer lives by us or maybe is even no longer alive? Here are some creative ideas: We can reciprocate or do the same deed for someone else that our benefactor did for us We can say, “thank you” We can pray for that individual We can fast for […]

The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker

Wouldn’t it be absolutely wonderful to watch The Nutcracker  (1892) by Peter Tchaikovsky for free? Well, here it is. Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre’s Fireside Nutcracker brings the magic of the holiday season right to your home! This virtual production adapts the timeless holiday ballet for film with awesome music, thrilling dance moves and classic Nutcracker characters. […]

Protect the Children

Protect the Children

Let’s be observant and give our children the care they deserve and need. Ever feel stressed? It may be possible that your child, other children, and youth feel stressed sometimes too. The ongoing COVID-19 crisis at times causes additional stress making children more vulnerable to others. The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has […]