Karen’s Blog

  • A Weighty Tip
    Posted by Karen Andreola on October 12, 2018 at 2:02 pm

    A Weighty TipToday I’m sharing a tip. It’s more than helpful in bringing up children. It’s vital. You're probably already making good use of it in your house, in which case, my message will be affirmation for you.Sophia's photo taken at Colonial Williamsburg. She knows I like yellow.As a young mother I remember pondering the idea of a peaceful home atmosphere of authority. Whatever this was, I wanted it.I asked myself, Read more →

  • Promotion of the Idyllic
    Posted by Karen Andreola on August 29, 2018 at 10:28 pm

    Promotion of the IdyllicFirst the Big NewsA baby girl, 7 lb. 9 oz., was born to Yolanda and Daniel. They named her Liliana. We are smitten with her and her button nose.Two Children’s BooksIn my Preface to Lessons at Blackberry Inn I admit to something. I admit to joining the ranks of the idealistic. I sayI believe an author of children’s fiction has a duty to describe the world as it ought to be, as it can be. A blog friend gave Read more →

  • Let's Preserve the Wholesome and the Good, Karen...
    Posted by Karen Andreola on July 5, 2018 at 7:14 pm

    Let's Preserve the Wholesome and the GoodWhoever is telling the stories is interpreting life. This is why during my homeschooling years, being unfamiliar with children’s literature, I relied upon recommendations in the paper catalogs of family-owned Christian companies. Now book lists can be found on-line.Made entirely on machine for Yolanda's upcoming baby. Yolanda likes yellow. During visits to the public library, I gravitated to Read more →