Adventures in Odyssey: Whit's End Mealtime
Many families today are on the go so much that itís hard to get
everyone around the dinner table long enough to share a meal, let
alone hold a meaningful conversation. Parents looking for help with
conversation starters and ways to build strong relationships with
their children will want to incorporate this devotional into their
Adventures in Odyssey delivers readings in this second volume of
Whitís End Mealtime Moments designed to grab a familyís interest and
get them interacting in lively, often hilarious, conversation.
Dealing with both unusual and everyday topics in a creative and fun
way, this devotional helps parents engage their children in
meaningful conversation and pass on a spiritual heritage to their
Crystal Bowman is a former preschool teacher, author, and speaker.
She graduated from Calvin College with a degree in elementary education
and studied early childhood development at the University of Michigan.
Her writing career began in 1990 as a lyricist for children's piano
music. She began writing children's books in 1993 and has since written
more than 70 books for children and 3 for women. She has written books
for many popular children's series, such as Little Blessings, BOZ the
Bear, MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers), and I Can Read! She has also
written two books of humorous poetry for children, three books for
women, numerous magazine articles, Bible study materials, and
educational resource books.
As a speaker, Crystal enjoys sharing her stories and poetry with
students in the classroom and also with adults at teachers' conventions,
writers' conferences, and women's seminars. "Writing and speaking can be
intimidating because in order to connect with your audience you need to
be personal and transparent, exposing what's in your heart and soul. But
when readers or conference attendees respond positively to something
I've said or written, it is humbling and rewarding all at the same
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