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About Margaret

I have written over 100 traditionally published magazine and newspaper articles. I also edited a Diabetes Education Guide that won first place in the reference category of the Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards (2010).

 And now a new door has opened into Storyland . . . the world I’m exploring with my grandchildren, Tommy and Tina.  

Margaret's Blog

Lions, Tigers and Bears? Oh, no!—Guest Post by “Astro’s Adventures” Author Susan Day

Insights into the role of animals in children’s literature, from Aesop’s fables to classic fairy tales to modern stories.

Posted March 26, 2017

Have you ever wondered why so many children’s books have animals as their main characters?

Now, we can look at Aesop. His fables go back thousands of years and are, of course, laced with naughty foxes, silly goats and cunning rabbits. They were created to teach his audience important lessons that would help them survive and become better people.





How to Prepare Your Young Child for Success in School

How much screen time does the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend for children under two years old? What kind of music is best for very young children? What kind of toys? 

Learn the answers to these and other very important questions. 

How to Prepare Your Young Child for Success in School