An Award-Winning Approach to Raising Good Kids


                         Kindness & Caring as a Way of Life!



How do you feel about the negative messages we hear and read every day? The character neighbors who live in Shady Pines are concerned about the impact it’s having on children. As role models, they use storytelling to encourage young kids (4-8) to be good, honest and decent people. Restoring Civility

This tight-knit community works together to solve problems and uses humor to cope with the many challenges of raising kids in times like these.

Shady Pines Members get access to the interactive Community Forum, online stories, offline activities, Mom’s Choice Gold Award-winning books, advice from experts and more.

Shady Pines Members Get Access To Everything You See Below & More!

Breaking News

Through the Shady Pines Gazette news, children relate to current events through the eyes of our Shady Pines neighbors. 

Shady Pines Stories

Our human and animal neighbors of all ages and backgrounds love to tell fun-filled stories loaded with positive themes.


Innovative online and offline activities for young children reinforce important life lessons for daily living.