Jewel Sample

Jewel Sample is a writing grandmother of thirteen children. Sample’s published works include an award-winning children’s book titled, Flying Hugs and Kisses (New Forums Press, Inc; 2010 Second Printing) and Flying Hugs and Kisses Activity Book (New Forums Press, 2010 Second Printing). Hallmark Magazine (November 2007) printed her Heavenly Sugar Cookies story and her favorite sugar cookie recipe. Lastly, a nonfiction story titled, Divine Help and Heaven-Bound Kisses, is in a Christian women's inspirational study guide called, Hugs Bible Reflections for Women (Ferguson, 2009; Howard Books of Simon and Schuster). In her spare time, Jewel loves to go antiquing for old dolls and toys. Most of all, she enjoys the play dates with her grandchildren, who encourage her to tell them a new story before their play date ends. Jewel’s life goal is to inspire children to have hope and to be their very best selves through her story-telling. For more information about Jewel and her publications, visit


Play Helps Lessen Grief, 17 Dec 2014

100 Great Stress Busters for Kids, 14 Jan 2011

What Elizabeth Edwards’ Life and Death Teaches Us, 10 Dec 2010

7 Tips for Helping Grieving Children, 10 Nov 2010

Creating a Memory Box with Kids, 17 Sep 2009

Poem: I Dream, 17 Sep 2009

Creating a ‘Picture Memory Tree’, 01 Jun 2009