Kathie Harrington, M.A., CCC-SLP is a speech/language pathologist, author, public speaker, wife, mother, and grandmother. She has numerous books, short stories, and articles to her credits. Kathie blogs on a regular basis. Her expertise is in the areas of autism, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and speech-language development. Kathie enjoys writing in both the fiction and non-fiction arenas. Her first novel, To Dance with Fireflies, will be published soon.
Where to find Kathie Harrington online
One-Eyed Teddy Bear
It isn't easy being a one-eyed Teddy Bear because nobody wants you. That wasn't the case in 1954 when siblings, Julie and Kathie unpacked the Christmas toys at their grandfather's store in Iowa. Kathie wanted the one-eyed-bear even if he was not perfect.
Portrait of God
A four-year-old little girl sees God among the clouds and describes Him in every detail to her mother.
The Girl from Latvia
War crept silently into my life when most little girls enjoy playing jacks and jumping rope; when the soft echoes of the past dance upon early adolescent innocents. Yes, World War II came softly into my life.
Weeds for God
A four-year-old boy collects weeds and a mother questions why? Weeds aren't pretty. They clutter the house. They're not fragrant. Why does anyone want weeds? Only a child would know the answers.
The Accidental Teacher
Sometimes, the best teachers aren't teachers at all. They come in all sizes, shapes, and ages. This one came from the middle of Iowa, in the mid-1950's, to fix roller skates. Oh, the things he taught for a lifetime of treasures.
Cookies for God
When two small children want to give God something tangible nothing else will do but homemade cookies. Read the story of the Sunday God received His chocolate chip cookies.
A Firefly for Thanksgiving
War is never fair and Afghanistan is a long way from sunny California. Jason knew the first time he met Karyn in the book store that she was unique. They soon found that war is an enemy and so is time. Love will find a way home.