Marlene is President and Founder of Libraries of Hope. A believer in the power of stories, she has compiled over 60 volumes of stories from the pre-1923 Golden Age of Children's Literature and has written 'Restoring the Art of Storytelling in the Home', a beginner's guide to storytelling. Libraries of Hope is home to The Well-Educated Heart which is dedicated to re-learning the lost arts of educating the hearts of children. She graduated from BYU with a degree in Child Development and Family Relations. She and her husband, Brent, have raised 8 daughters and 1 son and she thoroughly enjoys being a grandma. Appomattox, Virginia is home where she is blissfully surrounded by the stories of history. You can view Marlene's work at welleducatedheart.com.
Marlene Peterson is Founder of Libraries of Hope which is dedicated to re-learning the lost arts of educating hearts of children. A believer in the power of stories, she has compiled over 60 volumes of stories from pre-1923 children's literature and has written a manual for Restoring the Art of Storytelling in the Home. A graduate of BYU in Child Development and Family Relations, she and her husband, Brent, have raised 8 daughters and 1 son. They currently reside in Appomattox, Virginia, blissfully surrounded by the stories of history.
Learning by Heart
"Oh! If the world could only stop long enough for one generation of mothers to be alright, what a Millennium could be begun in thirty years!" --Helen Hunt Jackson
While our schools are calling for more math and science, come learn why paying more deliberate attention to art and music can bring our world back in balance. Given the lessons of education throughout history, by doing so, we are poised for a burst of Light and the ushering in of a new Golden Age. Mothers are the key players. Come learn why and how.