37 min

Ep 69: Playful Picture Books with Valerie Ellis of Our Everyday Parables Playfully Faithful Parenting: Encouraging Christian Mamas to Disciple & Discipline with Play & Joy

    • Parenting

Episode Summary:

This episode kicks off a month of interviews each Monday: Interview June, as my oldest calls it.  Valerie Ellis is our first guest and it is a fantastic conversation about play and children’s books. Valerie could not be a more perfect Playfully Faithful Parenting guest. She shares amazing book resources and brings a beautiful freshness to reading picture books.



Valerie’s Bio:

Valerie Ellis is a children’s book writer, speaker, and co-founder of the multi-author blog Our Everyday Parables, which offers fun ideas, book reviews, and parenting resources for families pursuing faith and compassion. She is also a nonprofit consultant, trainer, and grant proposal writer serving education and human service organizations in the Houston area, where she lives with her husband, Josh, and their two boys.

A former public school teacher, Valerie understands how important connectivity and play are to learning and growth. She serves on the children’s ministry team at her church and is a member of organizations such as SCBWI, Texas Library Association, and MOPS/MOMSnext.



Verses from the episode:

Deuteronomy 6:4-9



Links from the episode:


Valerie’s Blog
Valerie’s Blog’s Instagram
Valerie’s Individual Instagram
Episode 49 about Bible Reading and Picture Books

Playfully Faithful Parenting Podcast is a ministry of CreatedtoPlay.com. For more resources, tips, devotions, and tools check us out online: https://createdtoplay.com .



Freebies for you:


Want to work with me? Sign up for a 15-minute free coaching call: https://createdtoplay.com/free-coaching
Join my free 5-day Bible Play Challenge: https://createdtoplay.com/challenge
Get 17 fun, free kid’s blessings for meals: https://createdtoplay.com/kids-blessings



Even though I’m an introvert, I’m social!  Let’s connect!


Instagram: https://instagram.com/createdtoplay
Facebook: https://facebook.com/created2play
Twitter: https://twitter.com/createdtoplay
Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/createdtoplay



Did you enjoy the show?

Subscribe and leave me a 5-star review on Apple Music and make me giddy.

Music by jorikbasov from Pixabay.


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Episode Summary:

This episode kicks off a month of interviews each Monday: Interview June, as my oldest calls it.  Valerie Ellis is our first guest and it is a fantastic conversation about play and children’s books. Valerie could not be a more perfect Playfully Faithful Parenting guest. She shares amazing book resources and brings a beautiful freshness to reading picture books.



Valerie’s Bio:

Valerie Ellis is a children’s book writer, speaker, and co-founder of the multi-author blog Our Everyday Parables, which offers fun ideas, book reviews, and parenting resources for families pursuing faith and compassion. She is also a nonprofit consultant, trainer, and grant proposal writer serving education and human service organizations in the Houston area, where she lives with her husband, Josh, and their two boys.

A former public school teacher, Valerie understands how important connectivity and play are to learning and growth. She serves on the children’s ministry team at her church and is a member of organizations such as SCBWI, Texas Library Association, and MOPS/MOMSnext.



Verses from the episode:

Deuteronomy 6:4-9



Links from the episode:


Valerie’s Blog
Valerie’s Blog’s Instagram
Valerie’s Individual Instagram
Episode 49 about Bible Reading and Picture Books

Playfully Faithful Parenting Podcast is a ministry of CreatedtoPlay.com. For more resources, tips, devotions, and tools check us out online: https://createdtoplay.com .



Freebies for you:


Want to work with me? Sign up for a 15-minute free coaching call: https://createdtoplay.com/free-coaching
Join my free 5-day Bible Play Challenge: https://createdtoplay.com/challenge
Get 17 fun, free kid’s blessings for meals: https://createdtoplay.com/kids-blessings



Even though I’m an introvert, I’m social!  Let’s connect!


Instagram: https://instagram.com/createdtoplay
Facebook: https://facebook.com/created2play
Twitter: https://twitter.com/createdtoplay
Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/createdtoplay



Did you enjoy the show?

Subscribe and leave me a 5-star review on Apple Music and make me giddy.

Music by jorikbasov from Pixabay.


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Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/joy-wendling/message

37 min