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Karen Whiting, a freelance writer and award winning author of twenty-seven nonfiction books, loves to let creativity splash onto the pages as she writes. Karen’s books include the popular tween series God’s Girls (inspirational craft books) and Raising a Young Modern Day Princess for parents. 
 
2021 Releases
Growing a Mother’s Heart, February 23, 2021
     As moms, we want the best for our children and desire to be wonderful moms. In the messiness of life, sometimes we are thankful we get food on the table and some clean clothes folded. We treasure the hugs, happy faces, and darling comments from our little ones and rejoice  when our children grow and succeed in life. We discover that once a mom, always a mom, whether our children have graduated to heaven or simply left home. We share in one another’s struggles and joys, and encourage one another along the journey.
 

 52 Weekly Devotions to Help Children Pray, Fall 2021

The third in a series of family devotional books for busy families includes the fun of hands on Activities, a short story based on real life stories, Bible connections, journal/scrapbook prompts to create a lasting memory of your faith journey, plus more. Every week try a new method of praying as a family to find what ones work best for your family and to discover so many ways to communicate with God.

Devos for Brave Boys, November 2021

60 devotions that focus on courage. These were originally printed in The One Year Devotions for Active Boys.

The Super-Sized Book of Bible Craft Gifts December 1, 2021

My daughter Rebecca will co-author this book with me. The paper crafts will focus on kindness, a gift from the heart. Crafts will include games, greeting cards, decrations, special days, games, puppets, mobiles, and more. Fun forchildren that also helps them express kindness and reach out to show God love to others.


Articles, releases, and more

Magazine articles and blog posts
Interviews
Leading Hearts Magazine Cover and feature Profile
Inspiration.org profile
Almost an Author interview
MTL Magazine interview
 
Sampling of Articles By Karen
Crosswalk
Benefits of Family Prayer #1 article on Crosswalk , October 2019
9 Ways to Pray as a Family
10 Great Reasons to Have Consistent Family Devotions
10 Reasons to Make Family Meal Times Meaningful
What Damage Can Your Words Have on Your Kids?
Significance of Bread in the Bible
God’s Greenery
CBD Has Gne to the Dogs: It Helps Them Too!
One Christian Man’s Story: From CBD Doubter to Distributor
Monthly posts in Just 18 Summers
Article in Focus on the Family Magazine (Princess of Purpose)
Molly Green Magazine
* Stained Glass Tshirt Painting
* Miniature Fun
Podcasts and Blogs
God in the Ordinary with Sharon Tedford
Every Day Incredible with Keri Kitchen
Acts Media Group with Amber Weigand Buckley
Chispa Magazine demo making muffin bouquet
Flourish-meant with Tina Yeagar
Marsha Hubler’s Blog Interview
Rosalinda Rivera interview (Nature Girl)
Marketeers on a MIssion with Patricia Durgin
Christian Authors Network Interview
 
Newest Releases, September 2017
52 Weekly Devoitons for Families Who Serve, Rose/Hendrickson publishingThe Gift of Bread, Worthy Inspired
Girl Talk Guy Talk, Tyndale
52 Week Devotions for Busy Families, Rose/Hendrickson Publishing
 
Book Reviews
         Listen to KNEO”s review of 52 Weekly Devotions for      
                 Families Called to Serve
         Kathryn Ross of Pageant Wagon book review
The Gift of Bread review  by Nora ST Laurent psalm516bogspot
52 Devotions for Busy Families at Parenting like Hannah
52 Devotions for Busy Families at Molly Green
Five of Karen’s Books reviewed at Homeschool Way
Raising a Young Modern Day Princess by ChristianChildrensauthors.com
Raising a Young Modern Day Princess, The Old Schoolhouse
Christmas is Coming! review by Christianchildrensauthors.com
Girl Talk Guy Talk at Lighthouse Academy Blog
Girl Talk Guy Talk by Books, Beautiful Book
Nature Girl by The Barn Door
Nature Girl by Ohio Homeschool Assesment
 

Karen’s Interviews

TV Appearances

         WHCB radio interview by host Dianne Barker (Growing a Mother’s Heart)

Homekeepers Show with Host Arthelene Rippy

Life Today with Host James Robinson

Igniting a Nation with Eric Walker (Called to Serve book)

WGGS interview on Niteline

Hangin With the Web Show

Club 36 Bread Making & Bread in the Bible

Homekeepers 52 Weekly Devotions for Busy Families

Club 36 Christmas is coming

Bridges with Host Monica Schmelter

Babbi’s House Raising a Young Modern Day Princess

WATC Niteline Chat about The One Year My Princess Devotions

Heritage of Truth TV show

Radio Interviews

WHCB Radio show At The Library Host Dianne Barker

Interview by host Bob Crittenden on his show The Meeting House

Orlando Radio, Allan Dempsey’s show Perspectives, part 1 52 Weekly Devotions for Families Called to Serve

Link to Karen’s appearance on NitelIne on WGGS

I Work4Him Radio Show chatting about teens in the work force and Girl Talk Guy Talk

Karen on The Good Life, Hawaiian radio

Listen to Karen on CHRI99.1 Canadian radio

Listen to Karen on Faith Radio

Listen to Karen on KPOF With Roy

Listen to Karen on Tricia Goyer's Living Inspired

Listen to Karen on CWAHM

 

 


 

About Karen
Karen served as a contributing writer for Focus on the Family’s parenting magazine for two years and the marketing columnist for the last few years of The Christian Communicator. She writes a time management column for Leading Hearts Magazine, plus blogs for The Write Conversation and Just 18 Summers.
Her work has appeared in numerous publications, including Focus on the Family magazine,  Crosswalk, The Lookout, and Today’s Christian Woman. She currently writes for Crosswalk.com and Leading Hearts Magazine. Karen formerly hosted Puppets on Parade, an educational television series. She speaks for women’s groups, retreats, schools, and mother-daughter events. Karen and  her late husband participated in Officers’ Christian Fellowship for nearly four decades, helping military families and academy students. Karen, a recent widow, enjoys her five children and twelve grandchildren in her home in sunny Florida.
Karen's book Stories of Faith and Courage From the Home Front received the Military Writer Society of America’s Gold Medal, faith category. Her book, The One Year My Princess Devotions received the 2014 Christian Retailing Best Award, Children’s Nonfiction.
 

 

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