Moon Day Activity

Moon Day is Monday, July 20th. We are celebrating the 51st anniversary of the first moon landing. I know I try to spy the moon every night. Here in Oregon it can be difficult due to how cloudy it gets. Below I’ve shared some information about the moon landing and fun facts about the moon.Continue reading “Moon Day Activity”

Writing Myths Monday

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #11 – If You Can’t Spell, You Can’t Write Well then I better pack up my writing gear and close up shop. I identified a long time ago that spelling wasn’tContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday”

Friday Writing Prompt July 10th

Happy Prompt Friday! It’s time to get your thinking caps on and get creative. Today I have some interesting prompts to get your creative juices flowing. Remember prompts are a way to get your mind in shape for writing. Getting those creative muscles stretched and ready for action. Total bonus if a prompt turns intoContinue reading “Friday Writing Prompt July 10th”

Writing Myths Monday #10

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #10 – Writing is Hard Each of us has that one part of the writing process that is more difficult than the others. That one thing is different for everyone. ButContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #10”

Writing Exercise Friday July 3rd

Welcome to your Friday Writing Exercise. Get your writing muscles ready like a professional athlete. You need to stretch those writing muscles before you get to the main writing event. So let’s get to it. Twenty Minute Writing Challenge – Write a story using one of the following titles: When Seagulls Attack Revenge of theContinue reading “Writing Exercise Friday July 3rd”

Vacation Boredom Busters

In Plain Sight Game This is a fun hidden object game, with a twist. Instead of hiding an object buried under cushions or in cabinets, the objective of this game is to hide something out in the open, where it is visible to all. Choose any small, unspectacular object for this game, such as a coin,Continue reading “Vacation Boredom Busters”

Writing Myths Monday #9

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this week’s myth. Writing Myth #9 – Good Writers are Born Some people are born with a natural talent, not going to lie. But it’s through hard work and practice that truly makes them a goodContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #9”

Writing Prompt Friday June 26th

Happy Prompt Friday! It’s time to get your thinking caps on and get creative. Today I have some interesting prompts to get your creative juices flowing. Remember prompts are a way to get your mind in shape for writing. Getting those creative muscles stretched and ready for action. Total bonus if a prompt turns intoContinue reading “Writing Prompt Friday June 26th”

Honey vs Vinegar The Power of Positivity

  We’ve all heard the saying, “you attract more bees with honey than vinegar.” A positive comment is your attractive honey, and negative comments are your vinegar.  A positive comment or request can go a long way with a child. We have a tendency, as humans, to focus on the negative or to correct aContinue reading “Honey vs Vinegar The Power of Positivity”

Writing Myths Monday #8

Welcome to another installment of Writing Myths Monday. I hope this Monday morning finds you well. Let’s jump into this weeks myth. Writing Myth#8 – I need a Masters in Fine Arts. Well if that’s true I have a lot of successful author friends who have a lot of explaining to do. You don’t needContinue reading “Writing Myths Monday #8”