Entries by Shauna Blaak

Five Minute Friday – CREATE

I’ve just joined a special group of writers to write for FIVE MINUTES every Friday. No editing. No revising. Just WRITE. This week, the word is CREATE. Go!  ————————-♥————————- So I’m preparing to write on “create” and all I can hear are melodies in my head. Lilting melodies, moving up, moving down. Beautiful, mysterious. But […]

Help, I Have to Read to my Child (part 1)

CONGRATULATIONS, PARENTS!   The very fact that you are reading this article means that you are passionate about seeing your child become a strong reader! And why shouldn’t you?! Reading is one of the surest ways to improve ALL areas of your child’s cognitive, academic, and emotional development (just to name a few). The BONUS […]

Five Minute Friday – BUILD

I’ve just joined a special group of writers to write for FIVE MINUTES every Friday. No editing. No revising. Just WRITE. This week, the prompt word is BUILD… Go!  ——————–♥——————– Build. Even the word evokes a smile in me. I have strong memories of sawdust and raw materials, working alongside my carpenter dad in the […]