Raising a Good Kid in Times Like These

What’s going on these days? So much anger, fear, bullying, and toxic news! We are being bombarded with negative stuff. It’s bad enough for adults. But what about the kids? Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place. Through books, on line and off line activities, the fun-loving, story-telling folks of Shady Pines ™ Story Town support parents and grandparents in their efforts to raise good, honest and decent children. Together we can change the national tone into something that’ll make us all proud!

Raising a Good Kid in Times Like These

What’s going on these days? So much anger, fear, bullying, and toxic news! We are being bombarded with negative stuff. It’s bad enough for adults. But what about the kids? Fortunately, you’ve come to the right place. Through books, on line and off line activities, the fun-loving, story-telling folks of Shady Pines ™ Story Town support parents and grandparents in their efforts to raise good, honest and decent children. Together we can change the national tone into something that’ll make us all proud!

Boomer and Halley – Scavenger Hunt,
Discover Rewards by Working with Others

In this national award-winning book for ages 4-8, we meet Boomerang, an Australian Shepherd dog and Halley’s Comet, a silver streak of a cat. The recently orphaned critters go on a scavenger hunt staged by their adoptive parents, Harold and Edna Sanders. Will the house survive? Join in the fun as they discover important life lessons as they play!

Meet Our Neighbors

Beauregard P. Fibbs

Beauregard P. Fibbs

Zulah Talmadge

Zulah Talmadge

Rita Mallena

Rita Mallena

Harold Sanders

Harold Sanders

Edna Sanders

Edna Sanders

Ray Robinson

Ray Robinson

Halley's Comet

Halley's Comet

Boomerang

Boomerang

Shawn "Scoop" Billingsley

Shawn "Scoop" Billingsley

Kimberly Dunworthy

Kimberly Dunworthy

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Stories From Shady Pines

Breaking News

We Have a Winner!

Hi again. Scoop here. This just in. Mayor Beauregard P. Fibbs is making news. He has selected a winner for our Get Un-Plugged contest. The person who won is going to be really happy ’cause they’re getting a big prize. Let me tell you, we had a whole lot of...

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Talk of the Town

Contest Winner of Un-Plugged!

The phones are ringing off the hook at The Shady Pines Gazette. It’s been this way ever since the mayor decided to offer a reward for the best ideas to get people un plugged from their cell phones and devices. Editor Zulah Talmage and Scoop the cub reporter are doing...

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Offline Activities

Help Get Your Family Un Plugged!

All the folks in Shady Pines struggle like you do to find ways to limit the amount of time they stay glued to a screen. Here you’ll find some resources to help you and your family. Let us know if you come up with some creative ideas of your own. We’d love...

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