Tag Archives: reading for kids

Are Books Better than Tablets for Children?

This is an excellent question as today’s technology is so important to all of us. I read an interesting and informative post, Study: Books May Foster Bonding Better Than Tablets by Linda Carroll that was published in New Hampshire Union … Continue reading

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Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier – My Adorable Pet!

Many of you have had a special pet or pets in your lifetime that you felt you could never replace. Lucy the Talented Toy Terrier was this sort of pet. She was a lifeline to me in a difficult time … Continue reading

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Be Kind to Animals – Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey!

I wrote this story, Sebastian Meets Marvin the Monkey, for my youngest grandson when he was only three. He still has his monkey with him when he sleeps. He is now five years old. Children will learn that is it … Continue reading

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How Do You Encourage Your Children to Read?

Do you read? Do you encourage your children to read? If you say ‘yes’ to both of these questions then congratulations! You are giving your children a wonderful and precious gift. If your children see you reading avidly all the … Continue reading

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Bullying Must Never Be Tolerated!

Recently the town I live in has taken a stand on bullying. They plan to meet and devise an updated policy on handling bullying. Here is the article by Alex Guittarr of Londonderry Times on September 6, 2018 as posted … Continue reading

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Book 2 of Abby & Holly Series is Coming this Fall!

BOOK 2 OF ABBY & HOLLY SERIES IS COMING THIS FALL! I have been having a fun time writing Book 2 of Abby & Holly Series. I am on the last two chapters of this new book and hopefully will … Continue reading

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New Books in the Works for Jemsbooks!

NEW BOOKS IN THE WORKS FOR JEMSBOOKS! I know, you are saying, “What, is she kidding me?” No, I kid you not. My husband is working on my first fairy tale which I hope he completes in a 2-3 months. … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Ricky!

This is a post I wrote back in 2017 for my book, Ricky the Rambunctious Raccoon. I hope you enjoy this limerick and all the others I will be reposting soon. I now have 11 children’s books. I have written … Continue reading

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Limerick – Jemsbooks – Ricky!

I recently read a limerick on a friend’s website and decided to try my hand at limericks for each of my children’s books. I hope you enjoy them each day. Since I have nine young children’s books I will be … Continue reading

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Enjoying Summer Yet?

One of my favorite flowers – Roses! I wanted to to take a few moments to stop and smell the roses that are blooming in my yard and share them and other flowers with you. I hope you enjoy them … Continue reading

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