Candee Fick

Biography

Candee Fick is the wife of a high school football coach and the mother of three children including a daughter with Cornelia de Lange syndrome and a son with allergy-induced asthma. In addition to her personal experiences in the realm of special education, she is a volunteer Awareness Coordinator for the CdLS Foundation.

She has published a dozen articles in publications including Exceptional Parent and Special Education Today. Her first book, Pigskin Parables: Reflections of a Football Widow, explored what football and faith have in common, and is available in print at most online retailers.

When not busy with her day job, writing, or speaking, Candee can be found shuttling her kids to various activities or reading a good book. She and her family make their home in Colorado.

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Books

Be Like A Tree: The Keys to a Fruitful Life
By Candee Fick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,720. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
“He will be like a tree planted by the water ... its leaves are always green ... and never fails to bear fruit.” ~Jeremiah 17:8 Whether the year ahead holds heat or drought, you can be like a tree, firmly planted and nourished beside the water. You can grow tall, stay green, and bear fruit to bless others. Within these pages, learn to be like a tree and discover the keys to a fruitful life.
Pigskin Parables: Exploring Faith and Football
By Candee Fick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,180. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
An eleven-week devotional journey exploring what the Christian faith and football have in common. As the wife of a high school football coach, author Candee Fick has seen many lessons about life illustrated on the playing field including coaching, preparation, strategy, teamwork, protection, criticism, rules and consequences, perseverance, time-outs, and rewards.
Pigskin Parables: Devotions from the Game of Football
By Candee Fick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Life is like the game of football including preparation, teamwork, coaches, perseverance, injuries, timeouts, penalties, and victories. Pigskin Parables: Devotions from the Game of Football is a collection of 17 devotional readings covering many aspects of the game of football. It is also a companion work to the author’s full length book Pigskin Parables: Reflections of a Football Widow.
Devotions from the Garden: Inspiration for Life
By Candee Fick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,090. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Life is like a garden. Complete with seasons of dormancy and growth, preparation and harvest. A winter, spring, summer, and fall of the soul. Devotions from the Garden: Inspiration for Life is a collection of 18 devotional readings covering topics such as tilling the hard soil, composting, planting, watering, weeding, thinning, insects, harvesting, and blooming as they relate to life.
Making Lemonade: Parents Transforming Special Needs
By Candee Fick
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,640. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
When life gives you lemons, how you approach, process, and transform them makes all the difference. Especially for parents facing the sour experiences of raising a child with developmental, behavioral, and/or health needs. Mirroring the steps of a recipe for making lemonade, this book covers the emotional journey and offers practical strategies from a Christian worldview.

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