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!

 

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!


National Award-Winning

Boomer and Halley Books


Meet Boomerang, an Australian Shepherd dog and Halley’s Comet, a silver streak of a cat. Harold and Edna Sanders never had children. Adopting Boomer and Halley means they’re now learning how to parent these rambunctious, four-legged “kids.”

The Sanders get help from the  well-meaning characters who live in the small Southern town of Shady Pines. Each book includes four themes like compassion, honesty, kindness and caring. Laugh and discover important life lessons as Boomer and Halley show kids it’s cool to be good!

National Award-Winning Boomer and Halley Books

Meet Boomerang, an Australian Shepherd dog and Halley’s Comet, a silver streak of a cat. Harold and Edna Sanders never had children. Adopting Boomer and Halley means they’re now learning how to parent these rambunctious, four-legged “kids.”

The Sanders get help from the  well-meaning characters who live in the small Southern town of Shady Pines. Each book includes four themes like compassion, honesty, kindness and caring. Laugh and discover important life lessons as Boomer and Halley show kids it’s cool to be good!

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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 Big News. Gratitude Rules!

Hi Everyone. It’s me, Scoop the Cub Reporter from The Shady Pines Gazette. The rule of thumb this time of year is that you have to brace yourself and know things are going to be hectic. The holiday season ushers in an even faster pace to our already busy lives....

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Shady Pines Stories

‘Tis the Season for Gratitude Attitude

The holidays jump up on our calendars and barrel toward us with increasing speed, and turn up the volume on stress –– so much to do, and so little time. We’ve barely stashed away our uneaten Halloween candy before plans are underway for family Thanksgiving gatherings,...

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Offline Activities

A Gratitude Tree of Your Own

Now that the good folks of Shady Pines Story Town have shown you the fun and importance of gratitude this season, why not make your own Gratitude Tree? There are so many ways to do it. No one way is better than another. This idea is from Mindy who has a Blog called,...

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