Essays, Articles, and Devotionals:

  • “The Tree Ornament.” Guideposts. December 2017.
  • “St. Lucia Surprise.” Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Joy of Christmas. 2016.
  • “Walking by Faith.” The Secret Place. Fall 2016.
  • “Bearing Burdens.” The Upper Room. May/June 2016.
  • “A ‘Write’ Idea: Starting an Aspiring Authors’ Club.” Texas Home School Coalition Review. August 2015.
  • “Feeling Better, One Gift Bag at a Time.” Media for Living. May 2015.
  • “Summer Science: Studying the Monarch Butterfly.” Texas Home School Coalition Review. February 2015.
  • “Get Crafting!” Writing for Children’s Magazines. January 2015.
  • “Operation Buy-it-Yourself.” Alaska Parent. Online.
  • “No Small Efforts.” The Upper Room. January/February 2015.
  • “Losses, Laments, and Laffy Taffy.” Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Inner Strength. 2014.
  • “The Mother Heart of God.” The Upper Room. May/June 2014.
  • “Fiber-Optic Friendship.” Chicken Soup for the Soul: Just Us Girls. 2013.
  • “Grounded Helicopter.” Media for Living. Summer 2013.
  • “Operation Buy-it-Yourself.” San Diego Family. July 2013.
  • “Letter from the Heart.” Teachers of Vision. Spring 2013.
  • “Battling My Inner Bully.” Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Power of Positive. 2012.
  • “Operation Buy-it-Yourself.” Media for Living. Summer 2012.
  • “Feeling Better, Bag by Bag.” Chicken Soup for the Soul: Find Your Happiness. 2011.
  • “Summer Science: Studying the Monarch Butterfly.” Home Education Magazine. July/August 2011.
  • “Transformation: A Year in the Life of a Reluctant Homeschooling Mom.” Home Education Magazine. November/December 2010.
  • “Tinsel, Terror, and Toenails. Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Gift of Christmas. 2010.
  • “Burgers and Cries.” Chicken Soup for the Soul: Teacher Tales. 2010.
  • “The Ultrasound.” Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More. 2009.
  • “Eating Local Offers Sweet Rewards.” The Mix. July/August 2008.
  • “Setting Goals for Success.” Once Upon a Time. Fall 2008.
  • “Finding Connection Through Support Groups.” Chaska Herald. June 29, 2006.
  • “Three Candles on the Cake.” Media for Living. Fall 2003.
  • “Mom’s Home Away From Home—Alone.” On the Road with Hampton. Jan-Mar 2003.
  • “The Sunshine Package.” TWINS. Jan/Feb 2003.