Items by Kate Krautkramer

Tough sledding
Kate Krautkramer ponders the ramifications when her 7-year-old son abruptly tells his best friend that he doesn’t believe in God.
Having a third child in a world of scarcity
The writer makes a personal and difficult choice to have a third child
Lessons from a porcupine
The writer develops a one-sided relationship with a porcupine
At home on the range with 10-year-old writers and dreamers
A teacher at a small rural school in Colorado encourages her young students to express their feelings and describe the world they live in
At home on the range with 10-year-old writers and dreamers
The writer tells what it’s like helping rural 10-year-olds write about their lives