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Autumn Ward

Autumn Ward writes curriculum for preschoolers and is the author of The Creation Story, The Christmas Story, and The Easter Story. Visit OrangeBooksforPreschoolers.com to download a free sampler of these books and to see how you can get The Christmas Story Ornament Set, keepsake ornaments to make with your child.

Family Life

What Will My Kids Think About Their Childhood?

I know it’s hard to imagine your child being an adult right now when they’re running around in a diaper eating dirt, but it’s going to happen. They will become… Read More

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Sometimes the Heart Needs to Hear What It’s Doing Right

“Well, I guess I can’t do anything right.” I stopped loading the dishwasher and looked at my daughter when I heard her say that. I knew immediately I was the… Read More


Fight for the Heart, Not Your Traditions

One night last December, I found myself sitting at the kitchen table making Christmas cookies…by myself. Not that there’s anything wrong with that, it just wasn’t the plan. That was… Read More

Celebrations | Character and Values

Cultivate Thankfulness with a Thankful Tree

Have you ever planted a fruit tree? I’ve always wanted to but never have gotten around to it. I have done a little research, though. Do you know if you… Read More

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Just Listen

“Mom, I just need you to listen.” These were the words of my 16-year-old daughter this past week. I had been sitting on the edge of her bed for a… Read More