“A Pastor’s Heart”

Written as Historical Fiction based on facts, A Pastor’s Heart is a two-generation tale set in the American South, during the mid-20th Century. Colorful characters, family drama ,surprising romances and tear-filled worship carry the reader through turbulent
times, to the reality of faith in a Sovereign, Loving God.

Disrupting Foster Care

Angela Quijada-Banks is not only an incredible young woman who successfully aged out of foster care, she is making the time to disrupt the system in a positive way by sharing her story in “The Black Foster Youth Handbook,” a book set for publication September 29th. Please consider supporting Angela in getting this handbook intoContinue reading “Disrupting Foster Care”

Back to School Resources

Whether children are attending school in-person, digitally, or homeschooling, COVID-19 has made this school year much more difficult for both students and parents alike. FRS Communications is reviewing resources for parents to use. This week’s blog includes a free downloadable journal, a fun game to play, and a good book that teaches giving back. IfContinue reading “Back to School Resources”

Book Review: “Dead Last”

Amanda Lamb takes her talent for writing compelling news stories to new heights with her first fiction “Dead Last.” Available May 12 on Amazon, “Dead Last” will captivate you from the start with the intrigue around a runner who falls during a marathon and whispers, “My husband is trying to kill me.” It’s almost asContinue reading “Book Review: “Dead Last””

Heart Smart Classrooms in a Pandemic Time

In The EQ Intervention: Shaping a Self-Aware Generation Through Social and Emotional Learning, Dr. Adam L. Sáenz offers a free Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) assessment designed to help teachers increase student academic performance and encourage a more positive classroom experience. There has never been a better time to explore our personality style and vulnerability to stressContinue reading “Heart Smart Classrooms in a Pandemic Time”

Let’s Get Ready for School

Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten (English and Spanish) Let’s Get Ready for First Grade When it comes to children’s books, I have a little bias towards Stacey Kannerberg. She is a fellow Mom Congress delegate and friend who recently sent me her books to help stock the Little Free Library in our front yard. IContinue reading “Let’s Get Ready for School”

The Badass Girl’s Guide: Uncommon Strategies to Outwit Predators

CJ Scarlet packed “The Badass Girl’s Guide: Uncommon Strategies to Outwit Predators” full of tips and resources to help prepare in the event you are attacked. This is a book to be taken seriously. Read it and then share with others. CJ is a survivor. She found a way to move forward from a rapeContinue reading “The Badass Girl’s Guide: Uncommon Strategies to Outwit Predators”

“The Stress Overload Solution”

Imagine waking up to discover life is wonderfully easy. This is the idea behind Laurel Mellin’s latest book “The Stress Overload Solution.” Mellin offers a 30-day approach to rewiring your brain and respond to stress in a way that promotes well-being. Stress is defined as the difference between conscious expectations and unconscious expectations. It makesContinue reading ““The Stress Overload Solution””

“Little Faith, Big God”

Like a stunning sunset over the ocean, our lives become a brighter reflection of Christ when we read the Bible and share God’s truth with others. Time with Debbie W. Wilson is like that. She has a way of lifting your spirit as she shares her faith and passion to inspire others to become biblicalContinue reading ““Little Faith, Big God””

“The Pink House”

It should not come as a surprise that my first book review would be Sheila Ogle’s “The Pink House.” The charming home on S. Academy Street in downtown Cary is loved by so many people that it has become one of Cary’s Top 10 Places to Visit. Sheila’s charming home becomes the lead character inContinue reading ““The Pink House””