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Shersta Chabot grew up in Utah, the oldest in a family of eleven children. She started writing at an early age, winning awards for her poetry and stories. After moving to Phoenix, Arizona with her three children and a bachelor’s degree, she earned advanced degrees in writing and literacies. Currently, she teaches academic and creative writing classes to college students from around the globe. Shersta is the author of several books, including I’ll Be a Sunbeam, Stars, Stockings & Shepherds, The Symbols of Christmas, and Angels of Christmas.


Revisit a cherished children’s song.


Discover the Meaning of Christmas Symbols

Find Stars, Stockings & Shepherds at select Costco locations nationwide!

A day-by-day celebration of the meanings behind the holiday.
Angels of Christmas expresses the significance of the Savior’s birth through the stories of those humble people who were visited by heavenly messengers in the Bible and the Book of Mormon.


The Importance of Reading With Your Children at Christmastime

Christmas is a time for giving, spending time with family, and of course, reading children’s books. Reading with your children is one of the most important things you can do for their development. There are many key benefits to reading with children, including improved language skills, stronger cognitive abilities, and enhanced emotional well-being. And, during …

Why We Should Use Symbols to Teach Our Children About the Value of Family, Religion, and Culture

Christmas is a time of year when many families come together to celebrate. It is a time for giving and spending time with loved ones. For Christians, it is also a time to reflect on the birth of Jesus Christ. One of the most important aspects of Christmas is the tradition of giving gifts. Many …

The Influence of Children’s Songs: What Makes Them So Powerful?

Do you remember the first time you heard a children’s song? For most of us, it was probably something our parents sang to us when we were babies. Children’s songs are some of the most powerful tools in a parent’s arsenal for raising well-behaved children. Why are they so effective? And what makes them so …


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